Despite its more modernized technical quality, interesting plot, and generally wonderful adaptation of what for many was a childhood classic, the 2018 version of Tomb Raider brings another refreshing change from Angelina Jolie’s 2001 and 2003 edition: a realistically athletic Lara Croft.
With five straight weekends at the top of the box office as of writing this article, countless smashed cinematic world records, and no sign of stopping, Black Panther is taking the world by storm. But what is it about this Marvel movie that has captured the hearts and minds of so many so quickly?
Family friendly comedy films come and go, most likely because for many in the film industry they seem like easy money. Parents don’t want to show kids a film that is not approved for them, most kids’ films are unbearable for adults, so the best way of cramming an entire family into their seats in […]
I was thrilled to hear that the Moomins would be returning in this 2017 feature length production. It came as a bit of a surprise
If you’re looking for a film which will tug at your heart strings, look no further than this year’s All The Money In The World, a film about human life, sacrifice, and the people who put money first. Although the main cast are not relatable, everyday people, their moral questions and troubles are parallel to […]
With the sheer number of team-based superhero films coming out, it was only a matter of time until we got a new one. Or, better said, another upgrade of another older one. And we say that because, much like The Avengers and Guardians Of The Galaxy, The Justice League was actually a thing long before […]
In 1990, a film was released with an unusual premise: five young students seek to uncover what happens after death by subjecting themselves to repeat near-death experiences. It all starts because Nelson Wright persuades his classmates that it is a good idea. He kills himself and is allowed to “flatline”, that is, to be medically […]
This true crime slash thriller, slash biography movie has all the makings of 2017’s best film inspired by a real event. It has barely been released, but it’s already stirring up quite a lot of attention among critics as well as regular cinema goers. Very few of us would have heard of Barry Seal and […]
OK, who else is pumped for the latest installation of Star Wars? This year we will be able to see Episode 8: The Last Jedi, just late enough in December to make it really hard to buy merchandise in time for Christmas giving. I mean, seriously? December 17th? But still, I’m excited about what we’re […]
We used to have a very specific formula for superhero films, what was considered a golden standard, the perfect mix derived from comic book heroes. We had the good guy, of course, our hero; we had his arch-nemesis, the villain; we had superpowers or super technology or super something, and both the hero and the […]