Bill And Ted Face The Music Review – A Much Needed Dose Of Optimism

I don’t know about you, but I’ve been getting a lot out of the Keanu Reeves renaissance. In the words of one of my lecturers, ‘he never went away’, but the cult of fans surrounding the man has undoubtedly increased in size over the past year or so – why is this? Well, he’s always had a reputation as a lovely, generous guy, so couple … Continue reading Bill And Ted Face The Music Review – A Much Needed Dose Of Optimism

After We Collided Review – A Sequel That Mistakes Gratuity For Maturity

So, if you don’t spend an awful lot of time on Twitter, or you aren’t a fifteen year old girl, you may not be sure what film I’m talking about today – I envy you that. A sequel to the film After, which I watched on Netflix over lockdown in a moment of quarantine based malaise, After We Collided is a literary adaptation of the … Continue reading After We Collided Review – A Sequel That Mistakes Gratuity For Maturity

Tenet Review – An Intricate, Beautiful Machine That Lacks A Core

Christopher Nolan, as much as I respect his work, has never been a filmmaker whose work I was naturally drawn to. His brand is coolly awe-inspiring and cerebral, never wasting a second, and always gravitating around grand ideas beyond the human – on the contrary, I’m drawn to films that stop to smell the roses, more focused on the experience of being human than attempting … Continue reading Tenet Review – An Intricate, Beautiful Machine That Lacks A Core

The Kissing Booth 2 Review – It’s All Too Much

Prior to watching The Kissing Booth 2, I wasn’t sure whether it was possible to feel nostalgia for something that you hated and still do hate. But I was proven wrong – in retrospect, the original Kissing Booth actually means a surprising amount to my career as a film critic. It was the first film I reviewed for a site other than my own, the first … Continue reading The Kissing Booth 2 Review – It’s All Too Much

Da 5 Bloods Review – A Timely Reflection On Vietnam That Isn’t Afraid To Get Messy

It’s felt as though we’ve been on the precipice of something huge for a long time, and it looks like the magnifying lens of lockdown was what it took to bring deserved worldwide attention to the #blacklivesmatter movement. Personally, I’ve been somewhat aware of this campaign since the murder of Mike Brown in 2015, and I recall that its online presence barely left the bubble … Continue reading Da 5 Bloods Review – A Timely Reflection On Vietnam That Isn’t Afraid To Get Messy