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  • Chernobyl Diaries

    Chernobyl Diaries

    ★★

    'Chernobyl Diaries' is full of atmosphere with its very unique premise, and an extremely unsettling and haunting location. Unfortunately, underneath the surface there isn't much to get excited about, with the stereotypical characters, basic script and it's compete disregard of the sensitive subject matter makes this more of the more forgettable horrors movies of the last decade.

    Having Oren Peli's name attached would automatically think that 'Chernobyl Diaries' would also feature the found footage styling, the opening scenes even follows…

  • A Nightmare on Elm Street

    A Nightmare on Elm Street

    ★★

    Was there some kind of carbon monoxide leak on 'Elm Street', I understand that sleeping is a massive weapon in Freddy Krueger's arsenal but these teens are falling asleep everywhere, in book stores, diners, on video streams, swimming pools and even a funeral. Some of these events happen before Krueger's threat is apparent or that the sleeping is the problem.

    By 2010 Platinum Dunes were already well underway with their rebooting horror classic, along with Dark Castle Entertainment the early…

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  • Pulp Fiction

    Pulp Fiction

    ★★★★★

    I'm at the start of a week off work, and am looking to get through a load of films that have been piling up. But first I decided to re-watch a favourite of mine and introduce my girlfriend to, in my opinion Tarantino's best movie. Luckily for both of us, she liked it.

    Nothing I write here is going to add anything new to what has already been written or said in the past, I'm not going to be pitching…

  • The Revenant

    The Revenant

    ★★★★½

    It's always tough going into a film, that so much has already been written and said about, and for the most part positively. There's that apprehension in the back of your mind. Luckily 'The Revenant' not only lived up to the hype, it exceeded it.

    The beauty of the surroundings are in stark contrast to the gritty and violent actions of some of the characters. There's a perfect blend of beautiful and brutal. The first act is almost more of…