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  • The Predator

    The Predator

    ★½

    Shane Black’s ‘THE PREDATOR’ encapsulates what modern blockbusters have become to a tee. It derives references to McTiernan’s original for needless nostalgia bait. While you can’t and shouldn’t compare the two, as they are made in different Hollywood climates it’s a shame that we feel the need to say that. Film making has become a clockwork machine, instead of capturing a filmmakers vision, it’s a paint by numbers situation for the elements that get talked about. Similarly to JURASSIC PARK…

  • Sierra Burgess Is a Loser

    Sierra Burgess Is a Loser

    ★★

    IAN SAMUELS’ ‘Sierra Burgess is a Loser’ finds it’s footing early on, with character set up and wicked on screen chemistry. Unfortunately the chemistry between the supporting characters is much fuller than Sierra as a character, as the fundamental flaw isn’t with the portrayal of Sierra (Shannon Purser), it’s the writing and direction taken with the character. Because Sierra Burgess isn’t some love torn character who makes bad decisions, she’s fundamentally a nasty bitter person. Much unlike Simon, in the…

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  • Zootopia

    Zootopia

    ★★★★★

    “Life isn’t a cartoon musical where your dreams come true, so let it go!”"

    I was very lucky and privileged to see Zootopia as part of the Animex Festival, with guest speaker Renato Des Anjos who is the Head of Animation for the "Zootopia" project and it's production. With that, I got to see the finished film with animation students, all of whom were excited and passionate about what they were witnessing. It was also a very intriguing watch due…

  • Memento

    Memento

    ★★★★★

    Because Christopher Nolan said;

    "Fuck it, let's make a movie backwards"