I had high hopes for Mute but unfortunately it just didn’t deliver. The futuristic German setting was cool but the plot was all over the place. The Sam Rockwell / Moon reference was nice touch but watching Alexander Skarsgard wander around Berlin not saying a single word for 2hrs gets boring real quick. Here’s cheers to another Netflix success
Caught a later matinee screening on a Monday of Phantom Thread with possibly the worst crowd of cotton heads you could imagine. Between the ohhhing and arrghhing of the designer dresses being paraded on screen and the obnoxious expulsion of predicted dialogue i left knowing i would have to rewatch this again to properly appreciate the latest PTA film.
However, really solid period drama with another great Daniel Day Lewis performance, would recommend (however pick your session time wisely)
Kong: Skull Island looks visually impressive but fails to execute much else.
The straightforward and rather lacklustre plot has John Goodman’s Character scrambling up a team of scientists and left over soldiers from the Vietnam War effort (Samuel Jackson and Tom Hiddleston) to infiltrate a newly discovered island continually surrounded by severe weather sheltering it from the outside world. Here we meet Kong through a series of savage encounters and discover the true nature of this mysterious island and what…
Weird, Trippy, visually impressive, and basically one giant Rorschach test.
Doctor Strange follows Stephen Strange played by Benedict Cumberbatch a cocky world class surgeon as he seeks alternate healing measures after enduring a near death car crash. Without giving too much away he travels to the east meeting Tilda Swinton's character The Ancient One where Strange is taken into the world of sorcery and magic.
I am a fan of the Marvel movies in general but a lot of these…