2010's, 2017, Drama, Historical, Steven Spielberg

THE POST (2017) – REVIEW


Somewhat misleading image, which is Not from the film... 2017 DIRECTOR: Steven Spielberg 75/100 The gentle pacing of this look at the release of not only the Pentagon Papers, but the reaffirment of press freedom in the United States under Nixon's dubious leadership, is typical of what we have come to expect from Steven Spielberg… Continue reading THE POST (2017) – REVIEW

2010's, TV, War

WAR MACHINE (2017) – QUICK REVIEW


2017 DIRECTOR: David Michod 58/100 Brad Pitt delivers a slightly odd performance as an idealistic U.S., Glen McMahon, seemingly channelling his turn as Aldo Reine from Inglorious Basterds (2008), but with a more sincere edge. I must admit that the exploits General McMahon were a complete mystery to me being from the UK so I… Continue reading WAR MACHINE (2017) – QUICK REVIEW

2010's, Drama, Thriller, War

THE COLDEST GAME (2019) – REVIEW


2019 DIRECTOR: Lucasz Kosmicki 29/100 Netflix may have had unprecedented success at this this year's award season, but films like this certainly are not the way forward... Contrived? This is the best word to describe this so called Cold War thiller. At face value it is an intriguing concept. Whist East and West are embroiled… Continue reading THE COLDEST GAME (2019) – REVIEW

2010's, 2016, 6 Candles, Action, Drama, Epic, Science Fiction, Thriller

INDEPENDENCE DAY: RESURGENCE (3D)


2016 DIRECTOR: Roland Emmerich Twenty years have past since the alien invaders destroyed The White House and one of cinema's most outstanding and timeless special effects was premiered to the world. Two decades have also passed since we, the cinema going public, were exposed to Roland Emmerich's disaster movie meets alien invasion masterpiece. And for… Continue reading INDEPENDENCE DAY: RESURGENCE (3D)