As far as actor-directors go there are few as varied and talented as Kenneth Branagh, from critically lauded versions of Shakespeare to his near perfect but financially flat Frankenstein, through his opera adaptation The Magic Flute into the first Thor film, Jack Ryan: Shadow Recruit
The franchise is simple. Best ones are. Thirteen years ago two Aussie kids turned their student movie into the Saw franchise, now one of the biggest in cinema history. The set up of the original was simple enough, two men wake up in a nasty
The world is a terrible place. No but seriously, it is. The environment is completely messed up, there’s an orange in the White House, Anjelica Huston from the Witches is running our country and nuclear war is on the horizon. That’s probably why people love
Marvel Studios are a brazen bunch, aren’t they? Three movies, two ABC shows, three Netflix shows, a Hulu and a Freeform series all in one year. It takes giant godlike nuts to do that without fear of over saturation. With their ongoing need to hire
Sometimes expectations can be high for a film from the get go. Granted, good pedigree does make us expect more of a film than say – a Michael Bay Transformers film, no matter how much Sir Anthony Hopkins or Jim Carters he throws at us.
Cards on the table – the original 1982 Blade Runner is not a perfect film. Any film that needs two additional versions a director’s cut not authorised by the director, along with a ‘Final Cut’, is by no means perfect. Not to mention the ongoing
Yeah, we’re back with Stephen King. You can’t keep the lad off the screen, but credit where credit has always been due, when a movie based on his work gets it right, it gets it bloody right. Yes, King’s horror It is still playing in a
One of the stranger jokes in The Lonely Island’s enjoyable mockumentary Popstar: Never Stop Never Stopping is when Bill Hader’s manic roadie says his spare time is taken up flatlining, saying he got the inspiration “from the 1990 movie, directed by Joel Schumacher, shot by Jan