Ralph Breaks the Internet

I’m not convinced that anybody involved with the creation and subsequent release of Wreck-it Ralph in 2012 ever really expected it to be the monster hit it would become. After all, this is a movie entrenched in video game arcade culture from the 80’s and 90’s that features references and character types that are largely […]

Kong: Skull Island

  To save you some time – both in needing to read the rest of this review and seeing the movie – let me say straight up that there is very little to recommend the latest take on the King Kong mythology, yet another big screen incarnation of a character who first appeared some 80 […]

The Lobster

This first English language film from Greek director Yorgos Lanthimos is like nothing else you will see this year. It is based on a premise so kooky and utterly surreal that many might find it a somewhat alienating experience, but there is much to like. The Lobster is a commentary on the expectations around love […]

Guardians of the Galaxy

A ragtag group of rebels are brought together and are forced to overcome their initial mistrust of one another to join forces and save the galaxy from an evil black-helmeted dark lord intent on destroying planets at will. Sound familiar? What if I was to say that one member of the group is a woman; […]