The Woman King, Ticket to Paradise, & Smile: Film Review Round-Up!

Hi! After a bit of a lean spell in late Summer, the cinemas are getting busier again as they prepare to cash in on Halloween movie season. So, we're starting to see horror releases such as Smile, but there's also plenty coming out for fans of other genres! In this round-up of my reviews for … Continue reading The Woman King, Ticket to Paradise, & Smile: Film Review Round-Up!

The Original Star Trek Films, Watched & Reviewed!

For so much of my life, Star Trek has been a gap in my knowledge. I'd seen the recent Kelvin timeline films and the first season of Discovery, but had never watched the iconic original cast stories or any of the other shows. However, I recently finally took the plunge and bought a Blu-ray boxset … Continue reading The Original Star Trek Films, Watched & Reviewed!

Catching Up On Horror: Jordan Peele & The Thing(s)

Hey there, I hope you're doing well! In terms of films, I've been watching quite the mix of old and new in various genres. Something I've only recently dived into more has been horror. For a long time I've been turned off by it (I'm not a big fan of body horror and gore in … Continue reading Catching Up On Horror: Jordan Peele & The Thing(s)

Film in 500: Nope Review

Certificate: 15 Writer/Director: Jordan Peele Production: Universal Pictures, Dentsu, Monkeypaw Productions, The Government of Canada Income Tax Credit Program Distributor: Universal Pictures International (UPI) Platform: Theatrical Release (Reviewed) Release Date: Out Now! Jordan Peele's newest feature film Nope is a captivating slow-burn of sci-fi/horror spectacle - and it'll leave you debating the plot long after … Continue reading Film in 500: Nope Review

Film Review Round-Up: Prey, Bullet Train, & More!

Hey everyone, I hope you're having a fab weekend! As outlined in my recent Blog Update catch-up, there are a bunch of new films I watched in the last month - and in this post, I'm going to run through my overall thoughts on each one! These range from a bright new animated DC story … Continue reading Film Review Round-Up: Prey, Bullet Train, & More!

Film in 500: Thor: Love and Thunder Review

Certificate: 12A Director: Taika Waititi Writers: Taika Waititi, Jennifer Kaytin Robinson Production: Marvel Studios, Fox Studios Australia, Walt Disney Pictures Distributor: Walt Disney Studios Motion Pictures International Platform: Theatrical Release (Reviewed) Release Date: Out Now! The joke-a-minute humour of Taiki Waititi films often isn't to my tastes, but Thor: Ragnarok was the exception, so I … Continue reading Film in 500: Thor: Love and Thunder Review

Film in 500: Cowboy Bebop: The Movie Review

Certificate: 12Directors: Shin'ichirô Watanabe, Tensai Okamura, Hiroyuki Okiura, Yoshiyuki Takei Writers: Keiko Nobumoto, Hajime Yatate Production: Bandai Visual Company, Bones, Destination Films, Sunrise Distributors: Columbia TriStar Films, Park Circus, Sony Pictures Releasing, Anime Limited, Columbia TriStar Home Entertainment, Manga Entertainment Platform: Viewed on Blu-ray, with Japanese Audio and English Subtitles Release Date: Out Now! The … Continue reading Film in 500: Cowboy Bebop: The Movie Review

Film in 500: Kiki’s Delivery Service Review

Certificate: U Director: Hayao Miyazaki Writers: Eiko Kadono, Hayao Miyazaki Production: Kiki's Delivery Service Production Committee, Nibariki, Nippon Television Network (NTV), Studio Ghibli, Tokuma Shoten, Yamato Transport Distributor: Optimum Home Entertainment, StudioCanal Platform: Viewed in the Cinema and on Blu-ray, with Japanese Audio and English Subtitles Both Times Release Date: Out Now! Oh, I adore … Continue reading Film in 500: Kiki’s Delivery Service Review

Film in 500: Top Gun: Maverick Review

Certificate: 12A Director: Joseph Kosinski Writers: Peter Craig, Justin Marks, Ehren Kruger, Eric Warren Singer, Christopher McQuarrie Production: Paramount Pictures, Skydance Media, Jerry Bruckheimer Films, Don Simpson/Jerry Bruckheimer Films Distributor: Paramount Pictures UK Platform: Theatrical Release (Reviewed) Release Date: Out Now! You know when films have an incredible scene, one that sticks with you and … Continue reading Film in 500: Top Gun: Maverick Review

Film in 500: Doctor Strange in the Multiverse of Madness Review

Certificate: 12A Director: Sam Raimi Writer: Michael Waldron Production: Marvel Studios Distributor: Walt Disney Studios Motion Picture International Platform: Theatrical Release (Reviewed) Release Date: Out Now! The concept of the multiverse has recently hit the mainstream film world, such as in Spider-Man: No Way Home and Everything Everywhere All At Once, and the sequel to … Continue reading Film in 500: Doctor Strange in the Multiverse of Madness Review