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  • Jason Bourne

    Jason Bourne

    ★★★

    Jason Bourne was one of my most anticipated films of the year and I was hoping it would be the crown jewel in a summer of disappointments. For years now the director Paul Greengrass and star Matt Damon said they would only return to the franchise if they had a story worth telling. After a 9 year absence we've the next installment and I hoped this would be a worthy sequel that would take the series to new heights.
    The…

  • Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice

    Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice

    ★★★★

    Ultimate Edition: An improvement on the theatrical release, the extra scenes make the narrative more coherent, but the last act is still problematic. Not the disaster people are making it out to be and it does improve on repeat viewings. I still have hope for Justice League.

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  • X-Men: Days of Future Past

    X-Men: Days of Future Past

    ★★★★½

    Brian Singer has returned to the X-Men franchise and brought back with him the wit and charm of X-Men and X2. The brilliance of 'Days of Future Past' is that we're reintroduced to the classic X-Men series with Patrick Stewart and Ian McKellen returning to their much loved roles as Professor X and Magneto. Events in the future set of a chain of events which will lead to Wolverine's (Hugh Jackman) consciousness being sent back into his past self in…

  • The Wolf of Wall Street

    The Wolf of Wall Street

    ★★★★½

    The Wolf of Wall Street is a great return to form for Scorsese, over the course of the three hour run time we're completely immersed into the world of Wall Street finance, but due to the fantastic script by Terrence Winter it never drags, the central performance by Leonardo DiCaprio as Jordan Belfort is stunning; he goes from an eager hotshot to a man driven to the edge by his excessive lifestyle.
    Scorsese directs the film with a passion and…