Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri

Billboards

A grieving mother openly challenges the local authorities for failing to solve her daughter’s murder by using billboards to make her feelings clear in Martin McDonagh’s Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri. This film’s theme can simply be summed up as “life is unfair”. It forms the basis of the various character stories here and comes…

Marvel’s Agents of SHIELD – Season 5 Episode 6

Agents

“Fun & Games” Marvel’s Agents of SHIELD brings Fitz back into the fold and moves forward with his plan to rescue his friends under Kasius’ control. Fitz being in the future is a great thing all on its own because it brings the entire cast together even if they haven’t been in the same scene…

Lucifer – Season 3 Episode 11

Lucifer

“City of Angels?” Lucifer returns from Winter Hiatus with a trip back in time to events that happened before “Pilot” showing Lucifer’s early days on Earth. This episode marks the final unused season 2 episode and represents another slight break in the normal format by taking the characters we know and showing how they were…

The Gifted – Season 1 Episode 11

Gifted

“3 X 1” The Gifted returns from Winter Hiatus to deal with the fallout of the previous episode while building towards the finale in different ways. Despite its flaws The Gifted has been consistently character driven since it began. There are exceptions to this but a lot of the plot is informed by the decisions…

Molly’s Game

Molly

Aaron Sorkin takes his first seat in the director’s chair with the high stakes poker themed crime thriller Molly’s Game. The main thing Aaron Sorkin has become known for over the years is the way he writes his dialogue. This was made famous by the TV show The West Wing and was at the root…

10 Best Movies of 2017

Top 10

I’ve given you my worst of the year list so I’ll end the year on a positive note with the best. 2017 was another year of change for Kneel Before Blog. The biggest change was that we switched to a star rating system for film around halfway through the year. TV will continue to be…

10 Worst Movies of 2017

Top 10

2017 was another year of change for Kneel Before Blog. The biggest change was that we switched to a star rating system for film around halfway through the year. TV will continue to be rated out of 10 but films will be rated on a scale of 1-5 stars as is the accepted standard for…

The Greatest Showman

Greatest

Hugh Jackman dusts off his vocal chords in the romanticised story of P.T. Barnum in Michael Gracey’s The Greatest Showman. Before I really begin the review let’s address the Elephant in the room. P.T. Barnum is absolutely a historically controversial figure so crafting a story around him where he serves as the hero is arguably…

Doctor Who – 2017 Christmas Special

Doctor Who

“Twice Upon a Time” Another Christmas Day brings us more Doctor Who with the swan song of Peter Capaldi’s version of the character to make way for something new. The most recent season ended with the Doctor resisting regeneration and coming face to face with the first face he ever wore. David Bradley takes on…

Marvel’s Agents of SHIELD – Season 5 Episode 5

Agents

“Rewind” Marvel’s Agents of SHIELD goes back to the past to explore what Fitz got up to after the rest of his team were taken. Fitz being absent from the show this season has been a burning concern both in and out of universe. Other than a vague postcard promising that Fitz is on the…