Solo: A Star Wars Story

The Star Wars franchise delivers the backstory of iconic scoundrel and smuggler in Ron Howard’s Solo: A Star Wars Story. Prequels are a tricky business because storytellers have to sell an adventure that audiences will already know about in a broad sense. The Star Wars franchise has a troubled history with prequels thanks to the…

Terminator Genisys

Alan Taylor’s Terminator Genisys becomes the latest franchise to be given a glossy modern update to try and pull in a whole new audience. I’ll start off by saying that this is a reboot. Anyone who tells you different is lying. There are elements that connect it to the 1984 original but it’s also a…

Game of Thrones- Season 5- Episode 10

Mother’s Mercy Season 5 of Game of Thrones is now over, and as ever, it has ended in spectacular fashion. An extremely powerful and sad episode with excellent pacing. The unthinkable has happened and Jon Snow is dead. Betrayed by his own and left to die in the snow. Sam got his wish and was…

Game of Thrones- Season 5 Episode 9

The Dance of Dragons This episode of Game of Thrones was intense, thrilling and included one of the most tragic deaths in the show’s run. The execution of Shireen proves that Stannis has such a hunger for the throne and he is even willing to sacrifice his own daughter to get it. I was expecting…

Game of Thrones- Season 5 Episode 8

“Hardhome” A very compact episode of Game of Thrones this week and after a lot of build-up, this was probably the best of the series so far. The major action being the epic 15 minute battle between The White walkers versus The Wildlings and a small group of Crows. We can only imagine that now…

Game of Thrones – Season 5 Episode 7

“The Gift” In Episode 7 of this season of Game of Thrones we find Sansa’s situation with the malevolent Ramsay much the same as last week. Reek now being her only chance of escape he turns her in to Ramsay instead. We can only wonder if Theon Greyjoy is still in there somewhere. At Castle…

Game of Thrones Season 5 Episode 6

“Unbowed, Unbent, Unbroken” Game of Thrones certainly has us used to watching the odd horrific scene ever few weeks, and as expected, Ramsay and Sansa’s wedding night was right up there. After her escape from Joffrey this seems like an out of the frying pan and into the fire situation for Sansa. This was a…

Game of Thrones – Season 5 Episode 5

“Kill The Boy” Season 5 of Game of Thrones reaches its halfway stage and while the pacing has slowed slightly from recent weeks, which is only slightly bad as the stories are taking quite a while to develop. The episode has a few great scenes. Deanerys acts more like a Khallisi than a Queen by…

Game of Thrones- Season 5 Episode 4

“Sons of The Harpy” Season 4 of Game of Thrones is heating up as Bronn and Jamie encounter a spot of bother on their way to Dorne, while Ellaria takes it upon herself to try and incite a war with the Lannisters. Cerci has her own problems with her dwindling influence in Kings Landing. She…