Tag Archives: Brie Larson

Film Review: Free Fire (UK, 2016) avoids Hollywood action tropes in the best way

The films by British director Ben Wheatley have all been incredibly distinct from another and are all very well-done. Whether going through the genre of crime, psychological horror, dark comedy, dystopian drama or historical surrealism, you can never accuse Wheatley of doing the same trick twice. But the crucial through-line through all his films is a streak of black humour.... Continue Reading

Film Review: Kong: Skull Island (USA, 2017) proves that the simplest pleasures can be the most spectacular

Monster movies were my jam back when I was a kid. Just seeing two colossal creatures beating each other with whatever environment they are in at their disposal was such an incredible delight. With fantastic examples like the various Godzilla films, King Kong films, Mighty Peking Man, The Host (2006) and War of the Gargantuas, it just goes to show that sometimes, the simplest pleasures can be the best.... Continue Reading

The actress set to play Captain Marvel is revealed at San Diego Comic-Con

Quite a few names have been floating around in recent months as to the actress who would be cast in the iconic role of Captain Marvel, for Marvel’s stand-alone Cinematic Universe (MCU) film of the same name. One of these names has been Academy Award winner Brie Larson (Room) and this weekend at San Diego Comic-Con it was confirmed that she would take on the character for the film, expected to be released in March 2019.... Continue Reading

MTV reveals nominations for 25th Annual MTV Movie Awards with Star Wars: The Force Awakens receiving 11 nominations

Yesterday MTV revealed the nominees for this year’s MTV Movie Awards. Being its 25th year, this will be an opportunity for fans to celebrate and recognise blockbuster movies which have received critical acclaim. Titles such as Avengers: Age of Ultron, Creed, Deadpool, Jurassic World, Star Wars: The Force Awakens and Straight Outta Compton have been nominated for ‘Movie of The Year’ with Star Wars: The Force Awakens getting the most nominations for a franchise.... Continue Reading

Spotlight, Mad Max and Leonardo Dicaprio the big winners of 2016 Oscars

The verdict is in and this year’s Oscar Awards had plenty of big moments from Ex Machina‘s surprise win in VFX to Leonardo Dicaprio’s long anticipated-Oscar victory for Best Actor.... Continue Reading