Back in the early 2000s, superhero films were a wild-card choice for filmmakers. Films like Elektra, Daredevil and Catwoman were arguably some of the worst in the genre leading many to discount superhero films. Sky High was one of these films that hit the mediocre barrier receiving middle of the road reviews on release and was only a modest success. Is Sky High just as … Continue reading 15 Year Later: Sky High
It’s been a long time since I have been disturbed by a film, and The Wrong Missy hit all the wrong notes. Starring David Spade and Lauren Lapkus, the film follows a hardworking and all-round good guy who gets dumped by his fiancée and wants a new relationship. He meets two different women called Missy, one he is horrified and disturbed by (Lapkus) and the … Continue reading The Wrong Missy is an experience you’ll wish you could forget
The original Thunderbirds series debuted in 1965, and to celebrate the anniversary I’ve decided to review the 2004 remake of the same name. Does it live up to the iconic original, or does it fall flat Based on the British science-fiction television series – created by Gerry and Sylvia Anderson – the Thunderbirds movie very loosely follows the exploits of International Rescue (IR), a life-saving … Continue reading Thunderbirds aren’t go!
It’s been 40 years since Caddyshack was released. This film garnered negative reviews on release, but later gained a cult following in recent years and has been positively reappraised by many film critics. Does Caddyshack live up to its reputation, or is it just a silly slapstick that has blinded people with nostalgia? Caddyshack follows the story of a young golf caddy – played by … Continue reading 40 Years Later: Caddyshack Review
In a world of competition between Amazon Prime and Netflix, there’s a hidden contender in the UK – BBC iPlayer. This service hosts a selection of diverse and limited films that you can watch for free in the UK (if you have a TV licence). What’s even better, is that you can download them on your tablet and watch them on the go. Here are … Continue reading 5 of the best films available on BBC iPlayer
Superhero films have begun to feel oversaturated in the market as they all contain the same formula. It’s usually an underdog who overcomes their issues and ends up battling in a fight for good versus evil. Project Power decides to add their own spin the superhero genre and add a darker yet more realistic twist. Released on Netflix recently, the film follows a teenage drug … Continue reading Project Power changes up the superhero genre