★★★★ – “Franco disappears into his greatest performance as the mysterious Tommy Wiseau.”
The Disaster Artist is directed by James Franco and stars Dave Franco, James Franco, Seth Rogen, Paul Scheer, Alison Brie, Ari Graynor, Josh Hutcherson and Jacki Weaver.
When Greg Sestero, an aspiring film actor, meets the weird and mysterious Tommy Wiseau in an acting class, they form a unique friendship and travel to Hollywood to make their dreams come true. (15 cert; 103 mins) Continue reading “The Disaster Artist (2017) – Review”
★★★ – “A chaotic, depressing mess.”
The Acid Sorcerer is written & directed by Dakota Bailey and stars Dakota Bailey, Larry Bay, Nick Benning and Fred Epstein.
The Acid Sorcerer is a dark and nihilistic horror film that borders between fiction and reality. (18 cert; 49 mins)
Verdict; The Acid Sorcerer isn’t awful by any means, but I do think it’s supposed to be viewed like that. The subject is awful, and so the film gives us a glimpse of that awfulness. I’m torn; I’m not certain if I liked it or not. But what I can say is that it does show the brutal impact of drug addiction, wrapped tightly within its horror genre.
Read my full review for UK Film Review here!
★★★★★ – “A stunning sequel that truly belongs.”
Blade Runner 2049 is directed by Denis Villeneuve and stars Ryan Gosling, Ana de Armas, Robin Wright, Jared Leto, Sylvia Hoeks, Harrison Ford, Mackenzie Davis and Dave Bautista.
A young blade runner’s discovery of a long-buried secret leads him to track down former blade runner Rick Deckard, who’s been missing for thirty years. (15 cert, 163 mins) Continue reading “Blade Runner 2049 (2017) – Review”
★★★★★ – “An exhilarating ride of biblical proportions.”
mother! is written & directed by darren aronofsky and stars jennifer lawrence, javier bardem, ed harris, michelle pfeiffer, brian gleeson and domnhall gleeson.
a couple’s relationship is tested when uninvited guests arrive at their home, disrupting their tranquil existence. (18 cert; 121 mins) Continue reading “mother! (2017) – Review”
★★★★★ – “A thrilling, terrifying, edge-of-your-seat experience.”
Dunkirk is written & directed by Christopher Nolan and stars Fionn Whitehead, Aneurin Barnard, Mark Rylance, Tom Hardy, Cillian Murphy, Jack Lowden, Tom Glynn-Carney, Barry Keoghan, Kenneth Branagh, Harry Styles and Damien Bonnard.
Allied soldiers from Belgium, the British Empire and France are surrounded by the German army and evacuated during a fierce battle in World War II. (12A cert; 106 mins) Continue reading “Dunkirk (2017) – Review”
★★★★ – “An engrossing conclusion to the trilogy.”
War for the Planet of the Apes is directed by Matt Reeves and stars Andy Serkis, Woody Harrelson, Karin Konoval, Steve Zahn, Terry Notary, Ty Olson, Toby Kebbell and introducing Amiah Miller.
After the apes suffer unimaginable losses, Caesar wrestles with his darker instincts and begins his own mythic quest to avenge his kind. (12A cert; 140 mins) Continue reading “War for the Planet of the Apes (2017) – Review”
★★★★ – “Tom Holland’s Spidey is the best yet.”
Spider-Man: Homecoming is directed by Jon Watts and stars Tom Holland, Michael Keaton, Robert Downey Jr., Marisa Tomei, Jon Favreau, Jacob Batalon, Laura Harrier and Zendaya.
Peter Parker, with the help of his mentor Tony Stark, tries to balance his life as an ordinary high school student in New York City while fighting crime as his superhero alter ego Spider-Man when a new threat emerges. (12A cert; 133 mins) Continue reading “Spider-Man: Homecoming (2017) – Review”