Why ‘Wonder Woman”s Success is So Important

Wonder Woman has been both critically acclaimed and been smashing box office records. This success means so much more than it would for just any other superhero film, or any big budget release for that matter. As the first female superhero film (of this modern era), and the highest grossing film by a female director,…

A Guide To: A Guide To

Knowing the works of various filmmakers and actors can often make us more inclined to see one of their films, as the mere mention of their name can represent a sense of trust for style or quality, allowing us to feel a sense of confidence that our time watching will not be wasted. This is…

‘Wonder Woman’ Review

So the DCEU finally has a hit, and we have a solo female superhero film. Whoever didn’t believe women couldn’t direct or lead huge blockbuster action films better take a look. The film details the origins of the world’s most famous female superhero. Beginning on secret island of Themyscira, we see Diana (Gal Gadot) grow…

DVDs Of The Month: May

This month offers a huge amount of awards DVDs (including half of the Oscar’s Best Picture nominees). The variety stretches from drama to war to biopic to musical so chances are there’s something for everyone. La La Land The universally adored, all awards (well, almost all) sweeping comeback of the original movie musical lives up…

‘Baywatch’ Review

Based on the hit, but knowingly cringey, 90s TV show, Baywatch takes on the task of updating it for the 2017 audience and transitioning it to the big screen. It was presumably aiming for a Jump Street style self-aware action-comedy, but instead seems to land halfway between self-awareness and taking itself too seriously, resulting in…

‘Alien: Covenant’ Review

So the sixth film in the Alien franchise, second chronologically, has finally hit our screens. It is a step up from previous installments, but not quite a return to form. Alien: Covenant follows the crew of the eponymous spacecraft as they commandeer a colonizing mission, heading for a new planet. After a forceful and tragic…

‘Snatched’ Review

As one of the first films sold as a summer comedy to hit our screens this year that features a cast of both old and new top comedy talent, Snatched arrives as a bit of a disappointment. The film is lead by Goldie Hawn and Amy Schumer’s mother-daughter duo as they go on a trip…