Film Reviews

Terminator 2: Judgment Day review – an intense and action-packed sci-fi classic

The humans send back a re-programmed T-800 cyborg too protect Sarah Connor’s teenage son from a more advanced and powerful T-1000 Terminator.

The Terminator review – an intense and superbly-made sci-fi

A waitress in 1984 suddenly finds she is being hunted by a cyborg assassin from 2029.

El Camino: A Breaking Bad Movie review – a film just for the fans

Fugitive Jesse Pinkman makes a dramatic escape from captivity and goes on the run.

Joker review – a fresh new take on DC’s iconic villain

In 1980’s Gotham City, a mentally-troubled comedian becomes unhinged by an uncaring society leading to his downward spiral into crime and murder.

In the Tall Grass review – a solid little horror film

Based on the novella by Stephen King and Joe Hill. A brother and sister trying to escape a sinister plot of land in Kansas.

Ready or Not review – a fun and entertaining gore-fest

Grace marries the man of her dreams but soon finds out his family are rich eccentrics who will hunt her down as part of a terrifying game of survival.

Ad Astra review – a disappointing sci-fi

Roy McBride travels to the out edges of the Solar System to find his missing father and unravel a mystery that threatens the existence of the human race.

It Chapter Two review – a satisfying conclusion

A devastating phone call reunites The Losers Club as evil once again resurfaces in the town of Derry.

Once Upon a Time in Hollywood review – an original look into old-school Hollywood

It’s in LA in 1969 and TV star Rick Dalton and his stunt double find themselves making their way around a Hollywood that has changed dramatically.

Dora and the Lost City of Gold review – a fun adventure film for kids

An intrepid teenage explorer tries to save her parents and solve the mystery behind a lost Inca civilization.

Fast & Furious: Hobbs & Shaw review – some mindless fun

Lawman Hobbs and outcast Shaw take on a cyber-genetically enhanced terrorist who has gained control of a lethal bio-weapon.

The Lion King review – a pointless and soulless remake

Simba, a young lion prince is exiled from his kingdom but plans to grow up and take back what is rightfully his.

The Matrix review – a ground-breaking action movie

A computer hacker is awakened to the reality of his world by the mysterious Morpheus and his group of rebels.

Spider-Man: Far From Home review – another excellent and heartfelt movie

After the events of Avengers: Endgame, Spider-Man finds himself helping out Nick Fury tackle new threats to a changed world.

The Lord of The Rings: The Fellowship of The Ring review – the ultimate fantasy film

From the idyllic Shire to the smoking chasms of Mordor, Frodo Baggins embarks on an epic quest to destroy the One Ring.

Brightburn review – a different kind of horror film

A couple adopt a child from another world who develops strange powers.

Toy Story 4 review – another outstanding film

Woody, Buzz Lightyear and their friends embark on a road trip which leads to a surprise reunion with long-lost friend Bo Peep.

X-Men: Dark Phoenix review – an adequate X-Men movie

Jean Grey is hit by a dark cosmic force that transforms her into one of the most powerful mutants alive.

Aladdin review – a respectable remake

The exciting tale of a street urchin, a magic lamp, a courageous princess, a power-hungry Grand Visier and a wish-granting Genie.

Rocketman review – a bold and imaginative bio-pic

An epic musical fantasy about the incredible human story of Elton John’s breakthrough years.

John Wick: Chapter 3 – Parabellum review – a relentlessly entertaining action movie

The High Table makes John Wick a global target forcing him to take on the world’s most ruthless assassins.

Pokémon Detective Pikachu review – a solid attempt at a live-action movie

Tim and Detective Pikachu uncover a shocking plot that could threaten the whole Pokémon Universe.

Extremely Wicked, Shockingly Evil and Vile review – a competently crafted thriller

Single mother Elizabeth Kendall finds out her long-term boyfriend Ted Bundy is a vicious serial killer.

Avengers: Endgame review – the perfect conclusion to an epic saga

The remaining Avengers must band together once more as they come up with a plan to bring back everyone that was lost in the Infinity War.

Hellboy review – a pointless and inferior reboot

A good demon battles an ancient sorceress bent on revenge.

Shazam! review – a funny and heartfelt superhero movie

Young kid Billy Batson as adult superhero ‘Shazam’ battles the deadly forces of evil controlled by Dr. Thaddeus Sivana.

The Princess Bride review – a fantastic fantasy adventure

A farmboy-turned-pirate encounters numerous challenges in his quest to be reunited with his true love.

Dumbo review – a passable Disney remake

Circus owner Max Medici enlists Holt Farrier to care for a baby elephant with oversized ears.

Us review – a fantastic psychological horror

A family on vacation are ruthlessly hunted by their doppelgängers.

Triple Frontier review – a watchable action thriller

Five Special Forces operatives reunite to rob a powerful drug lord of his hidden stash of money.

Captain Marvel review – a great new addition to the MCU

Carol Danvers teams up with Nick Fury as Earth is caught in a galactic war between two races.

The Kid Who Would Be King review – a fresh new take on the Arthurian legend

Schoolboy Alex stumbles upon the legendary sword Excalibur and must unite his friends to save the world from Morgana’s supernatural army.

Happy Death Day 2U review – familiar but fun

Tree Gelbman finds herself dying over and over again in a time loop were a masked killer is targeting her friends.

Alita: Battle Angel review – entertaining and visually exciting

A revived female cyborg cannot remember her past life and goes on a dangerous quest to find out who she is.

Vice review – an interesting character study

The story of Dick Cheney who as an unassuming bureaucrat quietly wielded immense power as Vice President to George W. Bush.

Glass review – interesting and subversive

Security guard David Dunn uses his supernatural abilities to pursues Kevin Wendell Crumb whose multiple personalities include the superhuman figure known as The Beast.

Stan & Ollie review – a charming biopic

The world famous comedy duo Laurel and Hardy embark on a gruelling theatre tour of post-war Britain.

Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse review – a movie the whole family can enjoy

School boy Miles Morales becomes Spider-Man and teams up with his counter-parts from other realities to save the multiverse.

Aquaman review – a fun and adventurous superhero movie

Arthur Curry must reclaim the throne and stop his half-brother from invading the surface world.

Fantastic Beasts: The Crimes of Grindelwald review – overly dense but still enjoyable

The powerful wizard Gellert Grindelwald escapes custody and sets about gathering followers to pursue his dark agenda.

Overlord review – a unique blend of horror and war

American soldiers dropped behind enemy lines discover a sinister German experiment.

Slaughterhouse Rulez review – a serviceable horror-comedy

Pupils and teachers must work together to survive unspeakable horrors emerging from a sinkhole.

Bohemian Rhapsody review – clearly for the fans and Malek is outstanding

Freddie Mercury forms the band Queen and performs the most iconic songs in music history.

First Man review – a superbly made biopic

The story of Neil Armstrong in the lead up to his legendary space mission to the Moon.

Apostle review – a superbly crafted horror film

A man travels to a remote island to rescue his missing sister from a sinister cult.

Venom review – a fun take on the popular anti-hero

Eddie Brock investigates the Life Foundation and discovers their experiments on an alien substance.

The House with a Clock in Its Walls review – a magically good time

Lewis, a young boy, goes to live with his strange Uncle Jonathan.

The Predator review – a messy yet enjoyable movie

A young boy triggers the return of an alien hunter and only a ragtag group of ex-soldiers can stop it.

Yardie review – stylish but messy

A young Jamaican arrives in London seeking revenge for the death of his older brother.

Upgrade review – a violently gritty sci-fi

An enhanced superhuman seeks revenge against the muggers that left him paralyzed.

The Festival review – fun and hilarious

Nick gets dumped by his girlfriend. Depressed his friends take him to a three day festival.

The Meg review – flawed but fun

A giant prehistoric shark attacks a deep-sea research centre trapping everyone inside.

Ant-Man and the Wasp review – a satisfying superhero movie

Ant-Man teams up with the Wasp to battle a powerful new enemy.

Mission: Impossible – Fallout review – a fantastic action film

Ethan must work with the CIA in a race against time and attempt to recover stolen weapons of mass destruction.

Incredibles 2 review – an incredibly great Pixar film

The superhero family return to take on another dangerous villain whilst trying to navigate a normal life.

The Witch review – a terrifying and layered film

A puritan family in 17th Century New England are banished from their village and move to a secluded forest haunted by a witch.

Ocean’s Eight review – a soulless imitation

Debbie Ocean gathers a team of specialist criminals to pull off a seemingly impossible heist.

Hereditary review – a perfectly crafted horror film

A family unravel increasingly terrifying secrets about their ancestry and their sinister fate.

Jurassic World: Fallen Kingdom review – an entertaining dinosaur movie

Owen and Claire return to the island and uncover a conspiracy that would result in dinosaurs ruling the earth again.

WuKong review – a flawed yet enjoyable fantasy adventure

The mythical monkey warrior Sun Wukong seeks revenge on the Immortal Mountain for the destruction of his paradise.

Mad Max: Fury Road review – an action masterpiece

Furiosa rebels against the tyrannical Immortan Joe and is helped by drifter Max.

Solo: A Star Wars Story review – disappointing

Han Solo finds himself in the middle of a heist and meets Chewbacca and Lando Calrissian.

Cargo review – a solid addition to the zombie movie

A father infected with a violent virus that has swept Australia attempts to find someone to take care of his child.

Deadpool 2 review – a great subversive superhero movie

Deadpool forms a team of mutant rogues to protect a young boy with supernatural abilities from Cable.

Avengers: Infinity War review – epic and action-packed

When galactic warlord Josh Brolin attempts to obtain powerful stones to execute an insane plan, the Avengers and their allies join forces to stop him.

Rampage review – mindless forgettable fun

A primatologist and geneticist must stop animals infected by a rogue experiment from destroying Chicago.

A Quiet Place review – a fantastically entertaining monster movie

In a world of monsters who hunt by sound a family hides in complete silence.

Jaws review – the ultimate shark movie

A great white shark terrorises a beach resort just before the busy tourist season. Three men find they are going to need a bigger boat.

Ready Player One review – a thrilling sci-fi adventure

When the owner of a virtual world called OASIS dies he leaves his immense fortune to the player who can find a hidden digital Easter Egg.

Pacific Rim: Uprising review – dumb fun

With a new evolution of Jaegers, mankind might just have a chance to stop the new Kaiju threat.

A Wrinkle in Time review – a lazily made children’s fantasy

Meg, Charles and Calvin are transported by three supernatural beings through the universe in search of Meg’s dad.

Peter Rabbit review – a surprisingly good movie

A plucky rabbit called Peter Rabbit causes trouble in the home and garden of Mr. McGregor.

Tomb Raider review – disposable yet fun

Lara Croft is pushed beyond her limits as she searches for her missing archaeologist father.

Annihilation review – a thought-provoking sci-fi

A biologists signs up for a secret mission into a mysterious environmental disaster zone.

Red Sparrow review – a forgettable spy thriller

An elite Russian spy is sent to seduce a CIA agent and discover the identity of a Russian mole.

Hellboy review – an original and brilliantly made comic book movie

A demon born in Hell decides he wants to do good and protect mankind from evil.

The Shape of Water review – a beautiful modern-day fairy tale

Elisa works at a secret government laboratory when one day a strange aquatic creature is brought in to be studied.

Black Panther review – another outstanding Marvel movie

When an old enemy makes his presence felt, T’Challa must once again become the Black Panther.

The Cloverfield Paradox review – an enjoyable but forgettable sci-fi

Scientists test a device to solve an energy crisis and end up face-to-face with a dark alternate reality.

Journey’s End review – a brutal and gut-punching war film

A company of British infantry take their turn in the trenches as they prepare for a German offensive.

Early Man review – a solid British comedy

Dug must unite his tribe to take on the evil Lord Nooth who has claimed their land in order to build a mine.

Coco review – Pixar at the top of their game

During the festival The Day of the Dead a young boy runs away to pursue his passion for music and ends up in the Land of the Dead.

Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri review – a moving yet funny drama

A darkly comic crime drama in which a woman pressures the police into continuing the investigation into her daughter’s murder.

Darkest Hour review – a really good movie and Oldman is fantastic

Winston Churchill tries to rally the nation as Germany rolls through Europe and his colleagues want to advocate for peace talks with Hitler.

Back to the Future review – pure unadulterated entertainment

High schooler Marty McFly and scientist Doc Brown travel back in time and ended up stranded in 1955.

Bright review – a unique urban fantasy

A human cop and an Orc cop must work together to find a powerful wand before anyone else gets their hands on it.

Star Wars: The Last Jedi review – Star Wars at its best

The Resistance prepares to battle the First Order while Ren develops her abilities with the guidance of Luke Skywalker.

Ferdinand review – fun for the little ones

Ferdinand the friendly bull, assembles a team of misfits to escape his new human owner and return home.

The Disaster Artist review – a true stranger-than-fiction tale

Tommy Wiseau and Greg Sestero form a unique friendship and travel to Hollywood to make Wiseau’s self-funded project The Room.

Kick-Ass review – thoroughly entertaining from start to finish

Dave Lizewski suits up and with absolutely no powers or training decides to takes to fight crime as vigilante hero Kick-Ass.

Battle of the Sexes review – a great sports biopic

The true story of the 1973 tennis match between Billie Jean King and Bobby Riggs.

Justice League review – a perfectly fine superhero movie

Bruce Wayne with his ally Diana Prince form a group of superheroes to taken on a great enemy.

Murder on the Orient Express review – a surprisingly good old-fashioned murder mystery

When a passenger is found stabbed to death on the Orient Express everyone becomes a suspect.

Groundhog Day review – a thoughtful and layered comedy

Phil Connors inexplicably lives the same day over and over again. Again. He also learns the piano.

Thor: Ragnarok review – hilariously entertaining

Thor must escape imprisonment on Sakaar, race back to Asgard and prevent Hela bringing about Ragnarök.

The Snowman review – an over-familiar crime thriller

A brilliant detective investigates the disappearance of a woman whose scarf was found wrapped around an ominous-looking snowman.

The Ritual review – spooky and unsettling

A group of friends reunite and take a walking trip through a forest only to find a dark presence is stalking them.

The Babysitter review – a disposable but fun horror-comedy

A young boy discovers his babysitter and her friends are cold-blooded killers and has to find a way to survive the night.

The Mountain Between Us review – a perfectly watchable and enjoyable film

Two strangers are stranded on a remote snow covered mountain after their plane crashes and must embark on a perilous journey across the wilderness.

Blade Runner 2049 review – a visual feast for the senses

A young blade runner discovers a long-buried secret that leads him to seek answers from former blade runner Rick Deckard.

The Descent review – a claustrophobic inducing horror film

On a caving expedition a group of friends become trapped and pursued by strange cave-dwelling creatures.

Goodbye Christopher Robin review – a moving and heartfelt biopic

How the relationship between A. A. Milne and his son became the inspiration for Winnie the Pooh.

Flatliners review – a pointless and lifeless remake

Five medical students carry out a dangerous experiment that triggers a near-death experience in attempt to learn about the afterlife.

Kingsman: The Golden Circle review – a fun and entertaining sequel

With their headquarters destroyed and the world in peril the Kingsman ally themselves with a spy organisation in the United States to defeat a common enemy.

The Garage Sale review – a messy but bold new movie experience

An interactive movie where three different stories happen simultaneously at the same location and centred around a joint garage sale.

Mother! review – a unique and psychologically disturbing film

A woman let’s in some uninvited guests who make themselves at home and reveal a mysterious connection to the husband.

It review – a terrifying King adaptation

In Derry during the Eighties a group of kids band together to destroy a monster that disguises itself as a clown to prey on the towns children.

Terminator 2: Judgement Day review – an intense and action-packed sci-fi classic

The humans send back a cyborg too protect Sarah Connor’s teenage son from a more a more advanced and more powerful Terminator.

Kill Bill: Vol 1 review – a rip-roaring rampage of revenge

A former assassin seeks revenge after being attacked and left for dead at her own wedding.

Death Note review – a conventional but enjoyable adaption

Death Note (2017) is a conventional but enjoyable adaption

What Happened to Monday review – a well thought out sci-fi film

In an over populated world, a set of identical septuplets must avoid being caught by the government while investigating the disappearance of one of their own.

The Dark Tower review – a messy and bland adaption

Roland Deschain battles tries to stop Walter O’Dim from toppling The Dark Tower which holds the universe together.

Annabelle: Creation review – a nerve-shredding horror

A dollmaker and his wife welcome a nun and several orphans into their home where they soon become the target of possessed doll.

Atomic Blonde review – a white-knuckle experience from beginning to end

An MI6 agent is sent to Berlin during the Cold War to retrieve a priceless document and investigate the murder of a fellow agent.

It Follows review – an atmosphere drenched horror

A young woman is followed by a malicious supernatural force.

Dunkirk review – a breath-taking cinematic experience

Allied soldiers from Belgium, the British Empire, and France are slowly evacuated during a fierce battle in World War 2.

The Beguiled review – flawed but atmospheric

A wounded Union soldier arrives at a girls school during the American Civil War and his presence arouses an uneasy, sexual excitation among the women.

War for the Planet of the Apes review – a riveting and ape-tastic war film

Caesar must battle a ruthless human Colonel as well as his own darker instincts.

It Comes at Night review – an unconventional yet terrifying horror

A family surviving in isolation in a post-apocalyptic world have their fragile existence threatened when strangers appear seeking shelter.

Spider-Man: Homecoming review – a return to form for the wall-crawler

Peter Parker balances his life as a high school student with his crime fighting alter-ego Spider-Man.

District 9 review – an awesome low budget sci-fi

An alien race forced to live in a militarized ghetto outside Johannesburg finds a kindred spirit in a government agent.

Despicable Me 3 review – a good time killer for the kids

Ex-supervillain Gru meets his long-lost happy, successful twin brother Dru who wants to team up with him for one last heist.

The Circle review – a boring techno-thriller

A woman lands a dream job at the Circle only to discover the tech company has a dubious agenda.

Okja review – a multi-layered film with heart

Mija must conduct a daring rescue of her dearest friend, a strange animal known as Okja, from the clutches of a multi-national conglomerate.

Baby Driver review – a masterfully-made action movie

Baby is a talented getaway driver who falls for young waitress Deborah and decides he wants out of the criminal life.

Transformers: The Last Knight review – a boring and bloated sequel

The Transformers are at war with humanity and only Cade Yeager, Bumblebee, an English lord, and an Oxford professor to save the world.

The Mummy review – a fun adventure film

An ancient Egyptian princess is accidently awakened from her crypt and begins to unleash terror upon the world.

Shimmer Lake review – a solid mystery crime thriller

Shimmer Lake is a story told in reverse, a small town Sheriff hunts down three bank robbers, one of whom happens to be his brother.

My Cousin Rachel review – an alluring and dark drama

A young Englishman plots revenge against his late cousin’s mysterious wife who he believes was responsible for his death.

Wonder Woman review – the best female-led superhero film in the last two decades

Diana, an Amazon princess leaves her island paradise to discover her true destiny and become Wonder Woman.

Stranger Than Fiction review – a delightful and heart-warming comedy

Harold Crick works for the IRS and lives a solitary, repetitive existence until one day he begins hearing a woman’s voice narrating his life.

War Machine review – an unengaging war movie

General Glenn McMahon takes over command of NATO forces in Afghanistan but is brought down by a journalist.

Pirates of the Caribbean: Salazar’s Revenge review – nothing special

Captain Jack Sparrow searches for the Trident of Poseidon in the hopes of stopping his old nemesis Captain Salazar.

King Arthur: Legend of the Sword review – disposable fun at most

A young Arthur reluctantly claims Excalibur and accepts his destiny.

Colossal review – a monstrously good film

An out-of-work party girl comes to believe she is somehow connected to a giant creature that is destroying Seoul.

Alien: Covenant review – a thrilling and intense gore-fest

The crew of a colony ship discover what they think is an uncharted paradise but is actually a dark, dangerous world.

Prometheus review – a grand and beautifully made sci-fi film

In 2093 a team of explorers arrive on a moon and make a hellish discovery that leads to a fight for their own survival.

Alien review – the ultimate in sci-fi horror

The crew of a space merchant answer a distress call which leads to them being hunted by a mysterious life-form.

I Origins review – a fresh and original sci-fi

A molecule biologist is researching the evolution of eyes and discovers something that will change society forever.

Guardians of the Galaxy Vol 2 review – hilarious and entertaining

The team try to unravel the mystery of Peter Quill’s true parentage.

Their Finest review – a witty and charming period drama

A new scriptwriter for British propaganda films joins the cast and crew of a major production during the Blitz.

Fast & Furious 8 review – entertaining and action-packed

The crew are living relatively normal lives until a new enemy surfaces and seduces Dom back into the criminal world.

Under the Skin review – an intriguing and visually striking sci-fi

An alien in the form of a young woman is on a journey through Scotland.

Free Fire review – a gritty and action packed film

A meeting between two gangs in a deserted 1970’s Boston warehouse quickly escalates into a shootout and a game of survival.

Ghost in the Shell review – a stylishly made, and spectacle filled sci-fi

In the near future, a unique human cyborg leads an elite force in a hunt for a deadly criminal who aims to destroy a leading cyber tech company.

Life review – a chilling sci-fi horror

The crew of the International Space Station discover the extraterrestrial life form that destroyed life on Mars.

Get Out review – a terrifying but hilarious social horror

A young black man visits his white girlfriend’s family where he learns their horrific secret.

Beauty and the Beast review – a visually stunning and whimsical musical

Beauty and the Beast tells the tale of Belle who is a strong, smart, independent woman who is held captive by a Beast in an enchanted castle.

Kong: Skull Island review – a fun and entertaining creature feature

A diverse team of explorers set off to find a mythical island and end up fighting for their own survival.