Movie Reviews

by | 2 Mar 2016

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Outstanding Movies (5 stars) (10/10)

Alien (1979). The ultimate in sci-fi horror.

Back to the Future (1985). Pure unadulterated entertainment.

Jaws (1975). The ultimate shark movie.

Excellent Movies (5 stars) (9/10)

Arrival (2016). A feast for the senses.

Baby Driver (2017). A masterfully-made action movie.

Blade Runner 2049 (2017). A visual feast for the senses.

Captain America: Civil War (2016). An action fuelled superhero film with heart.

Coco (2017). Pixar at the top of their game.

Coherence (2013). Smart indie sci-fi at its best.

Deadpool (2016). Pure cinematic entertainment.

District 9 (2009). An awesome, low budget sci-fi.

Dunkirk (2017). A breath-taking cinematic experience.

Groundhog Day (1993). A thoughtful and layered comedy.

Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2 (2017). Hilarious and entertaining.

Hell or High Water (2016). A great modern Western.

Hereditary (2018). A perfectly crafted horror film.

Hunt for the Wilderpeople (2016). A hilarious and heart-warming film.

Kubo and the Two Strings (2016). A beautifully animated and heartfelt film.

La La Land (2016). A captivating love letter to classic Hollywood.

Mad Max: Fury Road (2015). An action masterpiece.

Moana (2016). A beautifully animated story.

Munich (2005). A smart moody thriller by Spielberg.

Predator (1987). 80’s action at its most masculine.

Silence (2016). A challenging and masterfully made film.

Stranger Than Fiction (2006). A delightful heart-warming comedy.

Terminator 2: Judgement Day (1991). An intense and action-packed sci-fi classic.

The Jungle Book (2016). A Disney reboot worth shouting about.

The Nice Guys (2016). A fun and entertaining buddy film.

The Shape of Water (2017). A beautiful modern-day fairy tale.

The Witch (2015). A terrifying and layered film.

Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri (2017). A moving yet funny drama.

Very Good Movies (4 stars) (8/10)

10 Cloverfield Lane (2016). A tense claustrophobic thriller.

A Birder's Guide to Everything (2013). A delightful and heartfelt coming of age drama.

A Monster Calls (2016). A superb and gut wrenching family film.

A Quiet Place (2018). A fantastically entertaining monster movie.

American Honey (2016). An engrossing story about lost childhood and growing up.

Annihilation (2018). Thought-provoking sci-fi.

Avengers: Infinity War (2018). Epic and action-packed.

Black Panther (2018). Another outstanding Marvel movie.

Bone Tomahawk (2015). A cult classic in the making.

Colossal (2016). A monstrously good film.

Deadpool 2 (2018). A great subversive superhero movie.

Doctor Strange (2016). A great introduction to the psychedelic side of Marvel.

Eddie the Eagle (2016). A great feel-good biopic.

Eye in The Sky (2015). A political thriller with real bite.

Finding Dory (2016). An emotionally engaging and entertaining film the whole family can enjoy.

Frank (2014). A fantastic dramedy about the power of music and following your dreams.

Get Out (2017). A terrifying but hilarious social horror.

Goodbye Christopher Robin (2017). A moving and heartfelt biopic.

Guardians of the Galaxy (2014). A ridiculously good time.

Hacksaw Ridge (2016). An intense and inspirational true story.

Hellboy (2004). An original and brilliantly made comic book movie.

Hidden Figures (2016). A brilliantly made and crowd pleasing film.

Hush (2016). Tense and thrilling from beginning to end.

I Origins (2014). A fresh and original sci-fi.

Incredibles 2 (2018). An incredibly great Pixar film.

It (2017). A terrifying King adaptation.

It Follows (2014). An atmosphere drenched horror.

John Wick: Chapter 2 (2017). A pulse-racing feast for the senses.

Journey's End (2017). A brutal, gut-punching war film.

Kick-Ass (2010). Thoroughly entertaining.

Kill Bill: Vol. 1 (2003). A rip-roaring rampage of revenge.

Lights Out (2016). A fear inducing experience that will keep your lights on for days.

Logan (2017). A fitting and bittersweet end to a beloved character.

Marvel Avengers Assemble (2012). A fantastic superhero team-up.

Mission: Impossible - Fallout (2018). A fantastic action film.

Okja (2017). A multi-layered film with heart.

Patriots Day (2016). An intensely moving and compelling film.

Ready Player One (2018). A thrilling sci-fi adventure.

Requiem for a Dream (2000). A dark visceral look into drug culture.

Spider-Man: Homecoming (2017). A return to form for the wall-crawler.

Split (2016). A fresh and original psychological thriller.

Star Wars: The Last Jedi (2017). Star Wars at its best.

Super (2010). Jet black humour and a low key take on the superhero genre.

The Conjuring 2 (2016). The Warren’s return for another spine tingling case.

The Descent (2005). A claustrophobic inducing horror film.

The Disaster Artist (2017). A true stranger-than-fiction tale.

The Girl with All The Gifts (2016). A surprisingly original and fresh take on the zombie film.

The LEGO Batman Movie (2017). A hilarious and fun-filled movie.

The Lobster (2015). A quirky and fresh look at a dystopian future.

Their Finest (2016). A witty and charming period drama.

Thor: Ragnarok (2017). Hilariously entertaining.

Under the Skin (2013). An intriguing and visually striking sci-fi.

Upgrade (2018). A violently gritty sci-fi.

War for The Planet of the Apes (2017). A riveting and ape-tastic war film.

Wind River (2017). A hauntingly beautiful mystery film.

Wonder Woman (2017). The best female-led superhero film in the last two decades.

Zootropolis (2016). A fun and adventurous take on the buddy cop genre.

Good Movies (4 stars) (7/10)

Alien: Covenant (2017). A thrilling and intense gore-fest.

Atomic Blonde (2017). A white-knuckle ride.

Ant-Man and the Wasp (2018). A satisfying superhero movie.

Battle of the Sexes (2017). A great sports biopic.

Beauty and the Beast (2017). A visually stunning and whimsical musical.

Bohemian Rhapsody (2018). Malek is outstanding.

Darkest Hour (2017). Oldman is fantastic.

Early Man (2018). A solid British comedy.

Fantastic Beasts And Where To Find Them (2016). A dazzling and amazing adventure in the world of magic.

Free Fire (2016). A gritty and action packed film.

Ghost in the Shell (2017). A stylishly made spectacle filled sci-fi.

It Comes at Night (2017). An unconventional, terrifying horror.

Jack Reacher: Never Go Back (2016). A great film dedicated to old school, practical action.

Jurassic World: Fallen Kingdom (2018). An entertaining dinosaur movie.

Mother! (2017). A unique psychologically disturbing film.

Murder on the Orient Express (2017). A surprisingly good old-fashioned murder mystery.

Ouija: Origin of Evil (2016). Atmospheric and retro horror at its best.

Peter Rabbit (2018). A surprisingly good movie.

Pete's Dragon (2016). A feel-good film that will warm your heart.

Prometheus (2012). A grand and beautifully made sci-fi film.

Rogue One: A Star Wars Story (2016). A masterfully made Star Wars tale.

Star Trek Beyond (2016). Kirk and crew are back for another bold and exciting adventure in space.

The Ritual (2017). Spooky and unsettling.

The Shallows (2016). A sharktastic and thrilling creature feature.

Enjoyable Movies (3 stars) (6/10)

A Cure for Wellness (2017). An original psychological horror.

Annabelle: Creation (2017). A nerve-shredding horror.

Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice (2016). Two titans meet for the first time in a messy but enjoyable film.

Jason Bourne (2016). An adequate repeat of what came before.

Kingsman: The Golden Circle (2017). A fun and entertaining sequel.

Kong: Skull Island (2017). A fun and entertaining creature feature.

Life (2017). A chilling sci-fi horror.

Miss Peregrine's Home for Peculiar Children (2016). A fantasy film with a dark twist.

Pacific Rim: Uprising (2018). Dumb fun.

The Babysitter (2017). A disposable but fun horror-comedy.

The BFG (2016). A whimsical adaptation of a beloved children’s book.

The Cloverfield Paradox (2018). An enjoyable but forgettable sci-fi.

The Festival (2018). Fun and hilarious.

The Magnificent Seven (2016). A fun-filled remake.

The Meg (2018). Flawed but fun.

The Predator (2018). A messy but entertaining Predator movie.

Tomb Raider (2018). Disposable yet fun.

Trolls (2016). A toe-tapping and enjoyable film just for the kids.

Venom (2018). A fun take on the popular anti-hero.

What Happened to Monday (2017). A well thought out sci-fi film.

WuKong (2017). A flawed yet enjoyable fantasy adventure.

X-Men: Apocalypse (2016). An over-bloated yet enjoyable comic book film.

Okay Movies (3 stars) (5/10)

Allied (2016). An adequate spy thriller.

Blair Witch (2016). A scary but forgettable sequel.

Bright (2017). A unique urban fantasy.

Death Note (2017). A conventional but enjoyable adaption.

Despicable Me 3 (2017). A good time killer for the kids.

Fast & Furious 8 (2017). Entertaining and action-packed.

Ferdinand (2017). Fun for the little ones.

Ghostbusters (2016). Not as bad as everyone thought it would be.

Independence Day: Resurgence (2016). A good disposable popcorn flick.

Justice League (2017). A perfectly fine superhero movie.

My Cousin Rachel (2017). An alluring and dark drama.

Ocean's Eight (2018). A soulless imitation.

Passengers (2016). A predictable yet enjoyable sci-fi.

Rampage (2018). Mindless forgettable fun.

Red Sparrow (2018). A forgettable spy thriller.

Shimmer Lake (2017). A solid mystery crime thriller.

Slaughterhouse Rulez (2018). A serviceable horror-comedy.

Solo: A Star Wars Story (2018). Disappointing.

Suicide Squad (2016). A messy but entertaining ride from DC.

Swallows And Amazons (2016). A quintessentially British and charming kids adventure.

T2 Trainspotting (2017). An enjoyable but pointless sequel.

The Accountant (2016). A surprisingly effective action thriller.

The Beguiled (2017). Flawed but atmospheric.

The Garage Sale (2017). A messy but bold new movie experience.

The Mountain Between Us (2017). A perfectly enjoyable film.

The Mummy (2017). A fun adventure film.

The Purge: Election Year (2016). A tense and action filled thriller.

The Secret Life of Pets (2016). A humorous look at what your pets get up to when you’re not around.

War Dogs (2016). A light look at the arms trade.

Mediocre Movies (2 stars) (4/10)

A Wrinkle in Time (2018). Lazily made children's fantasy.

King Arthur: Legend of the Sword (2017). Disposable fun at most.

The Dark Tower (2017). A messy and bland adaption.

The Legend of Tarzan (2016). A moody and dour take on the Lord of Apes.

Bad Movies (2 stars) (3/10)

Alice Through the Looking Glass (2016). A poor blue screened mess.

Assassin's Creed (2016). A dry and lifeless adaptation.

Ben-Hur (2016). A pointless remake of a classic film.

Flatliners (2017). A pointless and lifeless remake.

Gold (2016). A boring experience from start to finish.

Inferno (2016). A dull and lazy adaptation.

Morgan (2016). A messy thriller that can’t decide what it is.

Pirates of the Caribbean: Salazar's Revenge (2017). Nothing special.

Rings (2017). A pointless and lazy sequel.

The Circle (2017). A boring techno-thriller.

The Girl on the Train (2016). An unexciting and obvious mystery thriller.

The Great Wall (2016). A CGI bloated mess.

The Snowman (2017). An over-familiar crime thriller.

Transformers: The Last Knight (2017). A boring and bloated sequel.

War Machine (2017). An unengaging war movie.

Warcraft: The Beginning (2016). A cheap imitation of The Lord of The Rings.

Yardie (2018). Stylish but messy.

Rubbish Movies (1 star) (1/10)

Gods of Egypt (2016). A big mess of a film with no redeemable qualities.

Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles: Out of The Shadows (2016). A poorly made sequel with very little to offer.

5 Stars: EXCELLENT (9/10) / OUTSTANDING (10/10)

4 Stars: GOOD (7/10) / VERY GOOD (8/10)

3 Stars: OKAY (5/10) / ENJOYABLE (6/10)

2 Stars: MEDIOCRE (4/10) / BAD (3/10)

1 Star: AWFUL (2/10) / RUBBISH (1/10)

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