Movie review: Solo: A Star Wars Story

Hello! And welcome to a review of a movie that nobody really asked for and not a lot of people are going out to see. This is Solo: A Star Wars Story! IMDb summary: During an adventure into the criminal underworld, Han Solo meets his future copilot Chewbacca and encounters Lando Calrissian years before joining theContinue reading “Movie review: Solo: A Star Wars Story”

Movie review: The Mercy

Hello, Welcome to a review of a small British film that you haven’t seen. This is The Mercy. IMDb summary: The incredible story of amateur sailor Donald Crowhurst and his solo attempt to circumnavigate the globe. The struggles he confronted on the journey while his family awaited his return is one of the most enduring mysteriesContinue reading “Movie review: The Mercy”

Movie review: 12 Strong

Hello! Welcome to a review of another January release. This time around, it’s 12 Strong! IMDb summary: 12 Strong tells the story of the first Special Forces team deployed to Afghanistan after 9/11; under the leadership of a new captain, the team must work with an Afghan warlord to take down for the Taliban. Writing 12 StrongContinue reading “Movie review: 12 Strong”

Movie review: Paddington 2

Hi! A delightful bundle of joy has landed in theatres. It’s Paddington 2! IMDb summary: Paddington, now happily settled with the Brown family and a popular member of the local community, picks up a series of odd jobs to buy the perfect present for his Aunt Lucy’s 100th birthday, only for the gift to be stolen.Continue reading “Movie review: Paddington 2”

Movie review: Thor: Ragnarok

Hello! What a time to be a nerd! A new Marvel movie is in theatres every 4 months! Is this heaven or what? Without further ado, let’s discuss Thor: Ragnarok! IMDb summary: Imprisoned, the mighty Thor finds himself in a lethal gladiatorial contest against the Hulk, his former ally. Thor must fight for survival and raceContinue reading “Movie review: Thor: Ragnarok”

5 ideas about a movie: The Party 

Hello! It’s nice to sometimes take a break from the mainstream cinema and see something super unique and very obviously indie. This is The Party. IMDb summary: A comedy wrapped around a tragedy. It starts as a celebration and ends with blood on the floor. The Party was written and directed by Sally Potter, whose previousContinue reading “5 ideas about a movie: The Party “

Movie review: Spider-Man: Homecoming 

Hello! The 3rd cinematic reimagining of the Spider-Man character has reached cinemas in a form of Spider-Man: Homecoming. Let’s see whether third time’s a charm! IMDb summary: Peter Parker, with the help of his mentor Tony Stark, tries to balance his life as an ordinary high school student in New York City while fighting crime asContinue reading “Movie review: Spider-Man: Homecoming “

5 ideas about a movie: Free Fire

Hello! Welcome to a review of a new British indie movie Free Fire that acted as a great counter-programming to the awful Ghost in the Shell. IMDb summary: Set in Boston in 1978, a meeting in a deserted warehouse between two gangs turns into a shootout and a game of survival. Long time readers of myContinue reading “5 ideas about a movie: Free Fire”

Movie review: Assasin’s Creed

Hello! Notoriously, the video game movies have always been pretty bad. Everybody hoped that this cycle would be broken with this summer’s Warcraft but the majority of people and the critics hated it (I and the Chinese audiences actually liked it a lot). Now, all hopes have been directed towards Assasin’s Creed but it has also beenContinue reading “Movie review: Assasin’s Creed”

Movie review: The Lobster

Hello! Before the year comes to a close, I’m catching up on a few films that I’ve missed and I’m reviewing them on this blog. Today, we are talking about The Lobster – the highly regarded indie flick that had a limited and festival release last yeat, but only premiered in the majority of countriesContinue reading “Movie review: The Lobster”