It has just been announced that the hugely popular board game Settlers of Catan is in consideration of getting a film adaptation. Board game films are not new, you can look at examples such as Battleship (2012) , Dungeons and Dragons (2000) and Clue (1985) are just to name a few. Generally these films suffer the same fate as video game... Continue Reading →
Thor: Ragnarok (2017) Film Review
The third installment to the Thor franchise brings a entirely new look and feel to the Asgardian God of Thunder. Thor is not the most popular franchise in Marvel's catalogue. Thor 2 underwhelmed audiences and Thor, with critics liking the film, the general audience had a more lukewarm response. The third installment had to try something different to to make... Continue Reading →
Stranger Things Season 2 Review
The 80's Stephen King-esque nostalgia laden show returns after becoming a cult sensation on Netflix in its first season. The small town of Hawkins is again under threat by the mysterious world of the upside down. After the demogorgon had run havoc on the town of Hawkins, the town returned back to normal or so it... Continue Reading →
Film Review – Blade Runner 2049 (2017)
Blade Runner is the latest film to get a belated sequel 35 years after the original was released. A new director, a new story, a new cast-ish. Can the sequel live up to the cult phenomenon that is Blade Runner? Set thirty years after the original, Blade Runner 2049 depicts a Blade Runner called K who is... Continue Reading →
Alien: Covenant (2017) Review (No Spoiler Review)
The Alien universe has come back after the lukewarm reception to Prometheus. Trailers ensue to a more 'alien' film and the return of the Xenomorph provides a film brimming with anticipation. A few years after the tragedy of Prometheus, the ship Covenant is looking for an habitable planet to recolonize. Their destination is 7 years away... Continue Reading →
The Ghostbusters Issue; Women can be heroes too.
A true reflection on the past months at the reaction of the new Ghostbusters (2016) film is one to really diagnose, however this article will not look into the heated cauldron of fan rage. It is a topic that has been heavily discussed and anything I mention would just be a faint echo in the millions... Continue Reading →
Star Wars Episode VII: The Force Awakens and Becomes The Ultimate Cinema Experience.
A Long Time Ago In A Galaxy Far Far Away... Or actually just an Odeon in the city of Southampton. I entered the cinema a whole 2 hours early for one of the most anticipated movie events of the 21st century. To call Star Wars just a film, belittles its cultural impact. Star Wars being... Continue Reading →