RSS feed for Mike

Favorite films

Recent activity

All

Recent reviews

More
  • A Ghost Story

    A Ghost Story

    ★★★★½

    I went in with high expectations and I was not let down and it has cemented itself as one of my favourites of this year. It took a while to warm to, but by the end I was completely captivated. Not only by the fantastic performances but the wonderful music, right down to the weird but poignant imagery of the Ghost just watching and waiting, matched with the wonderful bleak colour palette used throughout his sequences.
    A film which presents…

  • Valerian and the City of a Thousand Planets

    Valerian and the City of a Thousand Planets

    ★★

    Cool concept, interesting visuals, and it's at least inventive and cannot be described as boring film.
    Other than that, this film is close to being a complete train wreck. Cara Delevingne is passable in her role but Dane Dehaan gives a performance that can only be described of a mix of prequel Anakin and Kung Fury. He's not made for this part and the terrible dialogue doesn't help. Their relationship in the film is so god damn strange and gets…

Popular reviews

More
  • Suicide Squad

    Suicide Squad

    ★★

    Although I wasn't the biggest fan of BvS I at least walked out of it with some hope for the DCEU and I don't think it deserved a lot of the hate it got upon release. After walking out of this movie all hope has been ceased for the DCEU. I bought into the hype for Suicide Squad from day 1 and now I feel utterly let down.
    I guess I should start with the few positives I found in…

  • Dunkirk

    Dunkirk

    ★★★★½

    Incredible filmmaking and a visual spectacle that cannot be missed. Its tension continues right from the first bullet to the last.
    A very different war movie that doesn’t glamorise war and at its core is very grounded, it isn’t so much focused on war itself but the soldiers in it. It’s about the anguish of these soldiers as they are stuck in limbo and trying to survive under any circumstance. People have pointed out the lack of dialogue and not…