Everest

Baltasar Kormakur’s disaster biopic Everest tells the real life story of a doomed expedition up the world’s tallest mountain by Rob Hall (Jason Clarke) in 1996. Films that exist to capitalise on something that really happened are always dodgy territory as there’s always the risk of doing a disservice to the memories of those involved…

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…

On the Silver Screen – Dawn of the Planet of the Apes

apes on horsedMatt Reeves’ Dawn of the Planet of the Apes is the eagerly anticipated sequel to Rupert Wyatt’s 2011 prequel/reboot Rise of the Planet of the Apes and chronicles the continuation of the society of hyper intelligent apes asserting their dominance over planet Earth following the near extinction of humanity. Picking up several years…