Without Remorse

A Navy SEAL embarks on a campaign to avenge his wife’s murder and finds himself in the midst of a massive conspiracy in Stefano Sollima’s Without Remorse. Many would say we live in a very cynical time where there’s widespread distrust of government, long established institutions, law enforcement, the military and pretty much anything else…

Justice Society: World War II

The Flash of the present day is flung back in time and teams up with a team of heroes active during the second World War in Jeff Warnester’s Justice Society: World War II. The DC animated films often make for really interesting projects as they have the freedom to tell a variety of stories without…

Mortal Kombat

Simon McQuoid’s Mortal Kombat adapts the popular and violent video game series into a modern action blockbuster movie. The default expectation from video game to movie adaptations is still that they will be bad. Sonic the Hedgehog and Detective Pikachu stand out as personal exceptions for me but the quality level from other attempts to…

Sensation

A postman is brought into a top-secret superhuman academy at a research facility after learning that his DNA is extra-normal in Martin Grof’s Sensation. It doesn’t really need to be pointed out that superpowers are all the rage in film and TV currently with so many different takes on powered individuals finding a way to…

Godzilla Vs. Kong

The MonsterVerse delivers the one on one brawl we’ve all been waiting for in Adam Wingard’s Godzilla Vs. Kong. On the surface the Monstererse should be great. It tells stories about iconic Japanese monsters such as Godzilla and uses state of the art visual effects to render them in detail beyond the imagination of those…

Zack Snyder’s Justice League

Zack Snyder’s Justice League provides the director the opportunity to release his version of the superhero team-up that was heavily altered when it was released theatrically in 2017. Firstly, the elephant in the room that needs to be addressed is the theatrical cut of this movie. Joss Whedon was brought in to oversee reshoots and…

Archenemy

A man claiming to be a hero from another dimension becomes a case study for a wannabe journalist in Adam Egypt Mortimer’s Archenemy. You could be forgiven for assuming that we’re at the point where there isn’t much that can be done with the superhero concept in terms of bringing something people haven’t seen before….

Song Without A Name (Canción Sin Nombre)

Shot in rich monochromatic tones, and inspired by a true story, Melina León’s Song Without A Name is a captivating portrayal of a young woman searching for the truth in this snapshot of 1980’s Peru that will leave you breathless. Peru, 1988. The ‘Shining Path’ terrorist group are at their height of activity, and illegal adoptions…

Shadowland

A group of people seek refuge following a brutal attack and find themselves stalked by a mysterious and lethal force in Simon David Kay’s Shadowland. Billed as an action horror, Shadowland follows Cam (Ben Keenan); an ex-serviceman turned bodyguard who recruits Elaine (Amelia Eve) to assist with a job escorting an Ambassador (David E. Grimes)…

Fukushima 50

Setsurô Wakamatsu’s Fukushima 50 tells the true-life story of a nuclear meltdown and the team who saved Japan from the biggest nuclear disaster in history. In 2011, Eastern Japan was hit with a 9.0 magnitude earthquake and subsequent powerful tsunami, disabling many of the reactors at the Fukushima Daiichi Nuclear Power Plant. Back-up generators kicked…