Paddington 2

The lovably accident prone bear with good manners and a heart of gold returns for another cinematic outing in Paul King’s Paddington 2. Paddington’s first cinematic outing was such a joy to watch that I’ll admit I was eagerly anticipating a second instalment. Everything about the first film fit together neatly and the end result…

Assassin’s Creed

Justin Kurzel takes on the troublesome task of adapting a popular video game series into a movie in his version of Assassin’s Creed. Conceptually this shouldn’t be all that difficult as the gimmick of using technology to relive ancestral memories is simple enough and has a lot of potential to craft layered stories that take…

In the Heart of the Sea

Ron Howard’s In the Heart of the Sea takes its inspiration from the shipwreck story that reportedly inspired the Herman Melville novel Moby Dick. The fate of the Essex was turned into a non fiction book in the year 2000. I imagine that this book is largely the source material for this film as the…