Sonic the Hedgehog

SEGA’s blue blur mascot makes his way to the big screen in Jeff Fowler’s Sonic the Hedgehog. I’ve been a fan of Sonic for most of my life. Some of my fondest childhood memories involve me playing the old Sega Mega Drive -or Sega Genesis to some- games. The first game I ever completed was…

Bombshell

Bombshell

Jay Roach’s Bombshell details the circumstances that led to the departure of Fox News head Roger Ailes from the perspective of a group of women who come forward about his many counts of sexual harassment. The “Me Too” movement is in full swing at the moment with those who have been put in horrible positions…

Jojo Rabbit

Jojo Rabbit

A young German boy finds his world view challenged when faced with a living example of what he has been trained to hate in Taika Waititi’s Jojo Rabbit. On the surface this film could very much be considered a risk as the main character is a devout follower of Adolf Hitler to the point that the…

Star Wars: Episode IX – The Rise of Skywalker

Skywalker

The Skywalker Saga is brought to an end in J.J. Abrams’ Star Wars: Episode IX – The Rise of Skywalker. It’s safe to say the new Star Wars trilogy has been a source of much controversy among fans for various reasons but the divide has been largely around whether you prefer The Force Awakens or…

El Camino: A Breaking Bad Movie

It’s often said that the journey is more important than the destination, and it appears that Vince Gilligan would agree. The highly anticipated and much-hyped, El Camino (released 11th Oct on Netflix), follows in the footsteps of Better Call Saul, further expanding the universe of Breaking Bad, and answers fans’ questions about what happened to…

IT: Chapter Two

The better of Stephen King adaptations tend to be from stories absent of supernatural horror (such as The Green Mile, The Shawshank Redemption, Misery, Stand by Me and Gerald’s Game), so to get people on board with one driven entirely by such an aspect was quite an achievement for 2017’s IT. Upon release, the film…

Spider-Man: Far From Home

Spider-Man

After the universe altering events of Avengers: Endgame; Peter Parker and his pals take a summer trip to Europe where the young webslinger finds himself recruited by superspy Nick Fury to stop a world ending threat in Jon Watts’ Spider-Man: Far From Home. The inclusion of Spider-Man into the Marvel Cinematic Universe is something that…

Aladdin

Aladdin

Disney continues their quest to remake their entire animated back catalogue with Guy Ritchie’s Aladdin. You would be forgiven for thinking that the live action remakes of animated classics is little more than a cynical cash grab. The quality so far has been fairly high for the most part even if they aren’t bringing anything…

Pokémon Detective Pikachu

Pikachu

A young man mourning the mysterious death of his father teams up with a talking Pikachu who wants to be a detective in Rob Letterman’s Pokémon Detective Pikachu. It goes without saying that Pokémon is a massive phenomenon that has endured for quite some time. The relative simplicity of the early games won over legions…

X-Men: Dark Phoenix

Phoenix

The X-Men find themselves faced with a threat from within when one of their own gains unimaginable power that they are unable to control in Simon Kinberg’s X-Men: Dark Phoenix. It has been 19 years since the release of Bryan Singer’s X-Men; a film that would end up having a significant contribution to the superhero…