Movies

January 14, 2019

The Favourite – Spoiler-Free Movie Review

As an auteur director, it can be challenging to get yourself on the mainstream scene without sacrificing some of your creative freedom to the Hollywood machine. While his recent pictures are by no means blockbusters, the Greek film director Yorgos Lanthimos has found himself a highly appealing actors’ director, aligning […]
January 13, 2019

Escape Room – Spoiler-Free Movie Review

I don’t know if there’s a term for it, but there’s a certain archetype within horror movies whereby a group of strangers – sometimes only ostensibly – are thrust into a dangerous series of predicaments by some mysterious kidnapper for various reasons. The obvious example is the  franchise, but preceded […]
January 9, 2019

Vice – Spoiler-Free Movie Review

The second Bush administration has been writer-director Adam McKay’s bread and butter since his career basically took off. Most will know him from his early work when he partnered with Will Ferrell to deliver the likes of , , and , among others. One only needs to watch the second […]
January 5, 2019

Aquaman – Spoiler-Free Movie Review

It probably can’t be understated just how big of a disaster  was. Taking into account production troubles, critical and audience response, and paltry box office returns, it wasn’t the kind of showing you’d want from your universe-connecting team-up movie. Normally, it’d be the kind of failure that would see a […]