Portrait of a Lady on Fire Review

Celine Sciamma is a director whose work I think shows the true universal appeal of international cinema. Through films like Girlhood and Tomboy, she has created films that have a real universal feel. This even extends to films she wrote but didn’t direct, notably the brilliant My Life as a Courgette. So the second I… Continue reading Portrait of a Lady on Fire Review

The Invisible Man Review

After the disaster that was the 2017 version of The Mummy, there was a question as to what Universal would do with their classic monsters. Would they continue with the Dark Universe or abandon it. Universal decided to abandon the Dark Universe, going in the opposite direction, working with Blumhouse to make lower budget straight… Continue reading The Invisible Man Review

Birds of Prey (And the Fantabulous Emancipation of One Harley Quinn) Review

I’ve said before on this site that I’ve not been the biggest fan of the DCEU. On paper it had a lot of the right ideas, but the execution of the films left much to be desired. Of the films released in the DCEU prior to this, only two of them I’d class as good… Continue reading Birds of Prey (And the Fantabulous Emancipation of One Harley Quinn) Review