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
If you don’t watch foreign language films, either because you don’t think they will be up to the high standards of the Hollywood productions you are used to, or you simply can’t be bothered with subtitles, you are missing out, big time. There’s tens of
‘The Joker’ is no doubt one of DC’s most iconic villains to date, with every incarnation bringing something a little different to our screens. The first Joker most audiences ever saw was Cesar Romero’s, in 1966-68 TV and film versions of ‘Batman’, and what a
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