Semi-Popped Kernels: Mars Attacks! (1996)

Tim Burton is now a name in cinematic fare that requires a lengthy sigh leaving it. The air gushing from your mouth and the roll of your eyes sounds like a thunder storm from here. Whilst many heralded him as their gothic prince who created stripy insanity such as A Nightmare Before Christmas and Edward Scissorhands, many more people are getting sick of his antics, … Continue reading Semi-Popped Kernels: Mars Attacks! (1996)

Martin Scorsese’s The Irishman to Close 63rd BFI London Film Festival

Well. this is exciting news. The BFI London Film Festival has scooped a great film to close it – Martin Scorsese’s The Irishman!  The Irishman, based on a true story, revolves around a hitman and how his sinister actions shaped our history. With Inanucci opening with The Adventures of David Copperfield and this movie closing, we’re terribly excited one of the best film festivals of … Continue reading Martin Scorsese’s The Irishman to Close 63rd BFI London Film Festival

Fast & Furious: Hobbs & Shaw – Review

by Thomas Harris Somewhere round the hour twenty-mark of Fast Five comes the point of no return in the Fast and Furious franchise. What began life as a Point Break-lite-boy-racer-B-movie had evolved into something absurdist and comically macho. With the introduction of Dwayne Johnson came arms busting out of casts, concrete desks being torn off floors and “Daddy’s got to go to work.” His addition … Continue reading Fast & Furious: Hobbs & Shaw – Review