10 Worst Movies of 2017

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…

Kneel Before Pod – Justice League

The recent release of Zack Snyder’s Justice League definitely merits an extended conversation on the film. Craig, Chris and Aaron get together to do just that. Their discussion covers a range of topics from good/bad characterisation, production issues, DC films in general and moustaches. As always there are tangents and the discussion is very comprehensive…

Justice League

DC brings together their own team of superheroes to stop an alien threat before it can wipe out all life as we know it in Zack Snyder’s Justice League. After the monumental success of Marvel’s shared cinematic universe experiment everyone else has been rushing to create their own with limited success. DC had all the…

Their Finest

A British film crew attempts to boost morale during the Second World War by making a light hearted propaganda film about Dunkirk in Lone Scherfig’s Their Finest. Films about making films are always interesting to unpack because the art of film-making is all about telling a story so making a film about telling a story immediately…

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…

High Rise

Ben Wheatley’s High Rise is the screen adaption of J.G. Ballard’s 1975 novel of the same name. There have been numerous rumoured attempts to get this off the ground over the years, and director Ben Wheatley (Sightseers, A Field in England) is the one to finally manage it. Set in a version of the seventies…

Batman V Superman: Dawn of Justice

Zack Snyder’s Batman V Superman: Dawn of Justice finally gives DC and Warner Brothers the right to add themselves to the club of having a cinematic universe. It is only two films deep but that was Marvel once upon a time and other attempt to replicate that have been unsuccessful so it is a club…