Mission: Impossible – Fallout

The agents of the Impossible Mission Force are tasked with saving the world from total destruction once again in Christopher McQuarrie’s Mission: Impossible – Fallout. The Mission: Impossible franchise is arguably just an excuse for Tom Cruise to find new ways to put himself in mortal danger for the sake of an impressive action sequence….

The Greatest Showman

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…

Life

A team of astronauts are terrorised by an alien life form discovered on Mars in Daniel Espinosa’s sci-fi horror Life. Before I get started, there are a number of reports floating around the internet that this film could be a backdoor prequel to a solo film featuring Spider-Man villain Venom. To help manage your expectations…

The Girl on the Train

Tate Taylor’s The Girl on the Train adapts the novel of the same name written by Paula Hawkins. The story follows an alcoholic divorcee who finds herself caught up in a missing persons investigation. The Girl on the Train is a difficult film to review as so much hinges on the twists and turns built…

Mission: Impossible – Rogue Nation

Christopher McQuarrie becomes the latest director to helm the Mission: Impossible franchise with the 5th installment Mission: Impossible: Rogue Nation. Usually when a franchise reaches a 5th outing it has long since run out of steam and is waiting to disappear entirely. This is definitely not the case with Mission: Impossible as it is showing no signs of slowing…