Film Review – ‘Exodus: Gods and Kings’

 Raised as brothers from birth Egyptians Moses and Rameses are raised as powerful generals. When Rameses becomes Pharoh, Moses is his most trusted advisor until his true Hebrew parenthood is discovered. Exiled to the desert, Moses is faced by God and tasked to free the Hebrews from slavery. Let’s confront the elephant in the room…

Film Review (Christmas Special) – ‘Home Alone’

It’s Christmas, the time for families to be together, but not this year as 10 year old Kevin Mcallister is left home alone when his parents forget him on a mad rush to the airport. Cue capers, adventure and some family fun as Kevin learns to fend for himself. It’s December! Hooray, almost Christmas so…

Film Review – ‘The Hunger Games: Mockingjay (Part I)’

Following the devastation of the ‘Quarter Quell’ games, Katniss finds herself in the supposedly ruined District 13. Here she will learn and live with the choices she had made in previous games and ultimately find herself the centrepiece of the rebellion against the capital.  Before we begin, I want to put aside previous reservations I…

Film Review – ‘Night Crawler’

 Young, jobless entrepreneur Lou Bloom (Jake Gyllnhaal) stumbles into the world of ‘Nightcrawlers’ -freelance cameramen who film crime scenes, car crashes and other accidents to sell the footage to TV news channels. Quickly sucked into the competitive career, he embarks on a mission to capture the most grisly shots and get ahead of the game…

Film Review – ‘Annabelle’

In this ‘The Conjuring’ prequel/ spinoff, a couple with a newborn baby are terrified by a possessed grinning doll. Dolls are creepy, let’s just put that out there, at least to me. If you’ve seen The Conjuring or happen to have a friend or family member who likes dolls then you’ll know how weird they…

Film Review – ‘Dracula Untold’

Set in the medieval 1460’s, Prince Vlad the Implaer of Wallachia and his people are threatened by the impending forces of Ottoman Sultan Mehmed III. In order to overcome such an immense army and save his lands, he must look for a greater force to overcome them. The portrayal of Dracula and his legacy in…

Film Review – ‘Guardians Of The Galaxy’

  Abducted as a child, Peter Quill aka Starlord finds himself the target of a hunt for a mysterious orb which he has stolen. In a journey to discover more about the Orb and deliver it to a buyer, he is joined by a gang of oddball misfit all the while avoiding the evil forces…

Film Review – ‘Spring Breakers’

And so I beg the beast “Bestow unto me, the power to crush my enemies with a glance and the gift of eternal youth!” Horns ablaze the demon king brings down a cloven foot, releasing an unholy tremor. Clouds of dirt and smoke fill the air. As my lungs become heavy and my vision blurred…