10 Best Movies of 2017

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…

Kneel Before Pod – Power Rangers (2017)

The Power Rangers reboot movie has been in cinemas for a while now so Craig and Chris decided to get together to talk about it. Surprisingly the conversation didn’t veer off on many tangents but there was still plenty of extra discussion on childhood toys that seem to have no name as well as some…

Power Rangers

The 90s pop culture icon Mighty Morphin’ Power Rangers gets a high budget Hollywood reboot in Dean Israelite’s Power Rangers. I’ll preface this by saying that I was a huge fan of the original series back in the day. I was the right age to be obsessed with it and watching the show defined a lot…

Sausage Party

Various food items ponder the nature of existence while making as many lowbrow puns as possible in Greg Tiernan and Conrad Vernon’s Sausage Party. This film has a premise that is difficult to sum up in a brief opening sentence but that’s the general idea here. If you imagine Toy Story but with food then…

The BFG

Steven Spielberg brings the Roald Dahl classic, The BFG into the world of live action with an adaptation faithful to the original story. Steven Spielberg seems to be the perfect director to bring a Roald Dahl story to life considering that he is able to capture the imagination in similar ways through a very different…

Maggie’s Plan

Rebecca Miller’s Maggie’s Plan deals with some big ideas such as life choices and different ways that a family can be constructed. Greta Gerwig’s Maggie is a fiercely determined academic who is driven to have a child of her own without necessarily having a man in her life. She chooses to go down the route…

EIFF 2015 – Inside Out

Inside Out is the latest effort from animation giants Pixar who decide to take a break from sequels and deliver a completely original outing. The idea on display here is that emotions are characters who live inside our heads and influence our behaviour. Riley (Kaitlyn Dias) is the character chosen to explore this idea and…