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…

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…

Trumbo

Jay Roach’s Trumbo casts Bryan Cranston in the real life story of Dalton Trumbo, a screenwriter who was instrumental in the end of the Hollywood Blacklist that prevented people from working due to their political beliefs. It’s a story worth telling as it was a very dark period in Hollywood and America’s history. There have…

EIFF 2015 – Every Secret Thing

Celebrated documentary filmmaker Amy Berg directs the crime thriller Every Secret Thing. The film focuses on the recurring crime of kidnapped children within a given area. It all starts out well enough with a look into similar events that happened years ago building up a sense of intrigue that quickly fizzles out in the convoluted…

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…