The 100 – Season 5 Episode 10

The 100

“The Warriors Will” The 100 forces characters to live with the decisions they’ve made as Octavia has to stand by her decision to force Bellamy and Indra to fight in the pit while other characters suffer from the consequences of decisions they have made. Octavia’s story has been a little hit and miss this season….

Steel Country

Puzzle

A sanitation worker becomes obsessed with uncovering the suspicious circumstances surrounding the death of a young boy in Simon Fellows’ Steel Country. There are parts of America that have all but been forgotten about by those in power. These areas were once the centre of industry but have fallen into a state of dilapidation as…

Three Summers

Puzzle

People from different walks of life have their world view challenged when attending an Australian folk music festival over the course of 3 consecutive years in Ben Elton’s Three Summers. Normally I don’t bring in context when reviewing a film but in some cases it’s unavoidable and really important in terms of understanding why the film…

Obey

Puzzle

A young man has to deal wiith family issues and widespread social unrest against the backdrop of the 2011 London riots in Jamie Jones’ Obey. The 2011 London riots is a significant event that will be relatively fresh in the minds of a lot of people given the widespread consequences of those events that resonate to…

Skyscraper

Skyscraper

A devoted father risks everything to save his family from a burning building overrun by criminals in Rawson Marshall Thunder’s Skyscraper. This kind of film is difficult to review purely because there isn’t an awful lot to say about it. On the surface it’s very much a vehicle for Dwayne Johnson to power through a procession…

Marvel’s Cloak & Dagger – Season 1 Episode 7

Cloak & Dagger

“Lotus Eaters” Marvel’s Cloak & Dagger focuses on the connection between fathers and daughters when Tandy and Tyrone go into the mind of Ivan Hess. This show is an interesting one in terms of how it is put together. Tyrone and Tandy’s powers offer unique opportunities to break away from linear storytelling and explore more…

Incredibles 2

Puzzle

The Parr’s return for another super powered family adventure in Brad Bird’s long awaited Incredibles 2. The Incredibles came out before the current superhero renaissance that currently fills screens. There were superhero films at the time but not to the same extent or standard that we have now so it stood out as something new,…

The 100 – Season 5 Episode 9

The 100

“Sic Semper Tyrannis” The 100 forces the characters to make decisions that will fundamentally change long established relationships as various conflicts escalate beyond the point of no return. There’s a lot to keep track of this season in terms of loyalties, power struggles and general plot minutiae. You’d be forgiven for getting confused by the…

Marvel’s Cloak & Dagger – Season 1 Episode 6

Cloak & Dagger

“Funhouse Mirrors” Marvel’s Cloak & Dagger continues the search for answers as Tandy and Tyrone pursue their own investigations in an effort to get closure on their personal losses. For Tyrone this means immersing himself in the life his brother was a part of by joining Duane’s group of drug dealers. It’s clear by now…