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  • In the Name of the King: A Dungeon Siege Tale

    In the Name of the King: A Dungeon Siege Tale

    The full star is for the line "You forget the vengeance of a mother" and that when a woman wears armour, there's no sexy boob-defining plates and it's actually pretty practical.

  • Stan & Ollie

    Stan & Ollie

    ★★★★

    Stan Laurel (Steve Coogan) and Oliver Hardy (John C. Reilly) attempt to reignite their film career as they embark on a gruelling theatre tour of post-war Britain.

    Stan & Ollie opens with a four or five-minute-long tracking shot of Laurel and Hardy as they make their way through a film studio, passing cowboys, Roman soldiers and crew members, as they discuss their marital situations and their next move career-wise. This was a great way to introduce these two men and show…

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  • Captain America: Civil War

    Captain America: Civil War

    ★★★★★

    Anthony and Joe Russo return to the Marvel Cinematic Universe after directing Captain America: The Winter Soldier and the way they put together this film is great. The action sequences are well-shot, there’s only a few instances of shaky-cam and most of the time fight scenes are framed in a wide shot so you can see exactly what’s going on. Also the way they manage to film multiple characters fighting but you never lose focus of where each character is…

  • Star Trek Beyond

    Star Trek Beyond

    ★★★★★

    When responding to a distress signal in the far reaches of uncharted space, the crew of the USS Enterprise a drawn into a trap by the ruthless and mysterious Krall (Idris Elba). Stranded on a barren planet, Captain Kirk (Chris Pine) and his crew must work together to find a way to save the universe.

    What Star Trek Beyond gets really right, is the characters. The crew of the Starship Enterprise are supposed to be like a family and that…