Tag Archives: Woody Harrelson

Film Review: War For The Planet Of The Apes (M, USA, 2017) complements and completes the Apes trilogy perfectly

In the third and final film of the rebooted Planet of the Apes trilogy, we pick up not long after where the previous film left off. The apes are here to stay and it’s only when they come up against a battalion of soldiers that the tentative truce between humans and apes is destroyed and it sends all those affected into full blown war between species. The film takes sci-fi themes and elements, and blends it with the emotional journey of the ape leader and hero Caesar to bring a riveting film that complements and completes the trilogy perfectly.... Continue Reading

Film Review: The Edge of Seventeen (M15+) (USA, 2016) is touching and hilarious; a must-see

Teenage films have always been a cinematic staple for me. Whether they are quality films (like Heathers, Stand By Me), plain fun (Mean Girls, Easy A, Say Anything) or just plain silliness (Porky’s, American Pie), I’ve always found enjoyment in both entertainment value and nostalgia.... Continue Reading

DVD Review: Triple 9 (USA, 2016)

When it comes to modern crime thrillers, film sometimes has trouble competing with television. Each year sees dozens of TV series – prime-time, cable and otherwise – tackle the genre and for a film to really stand out against this herd and compete with stuff like True Detective or Luther, it has to go big or go home.... Continue Reading

Film Review: Now You See Me 2 (USA, 2016)

The first Now You See Me had a thrifty premise and a slick cast but was let down by a last-minute plot twist that was, quite literally, almost-unbelievable. The second film,  while disappointingly not called either Now You See Me Too or Now You Don’t, settles a more evenly-spread acceptance of the impossible. However, if the series’ previous narrative gymnastics didn’t drive you away from this film, you’re probably in for a fun ride.... Continue Reading

Film Review: Triple 9 (MA15+)(USA, 2016)

When it comes to modern crime thrillers, film sometimes has trouble competing with television. Each year sees dozens of TV series – prime-time, cable and otherwise – tackle the genre and for a film to really stand out against this herd and compete with stuff like True Detective or Luther, it has to go big or go home.... Continue Reading