Movie review: The Predator

Hello! And welcome to complete newbies review of The Predator – a 4th (or 6th) movie in the series that I’m completely unfamiliar with! IMDb summary: When a young boy accidentally triggers the universe’s most lethal hunters’ return to Earth, only a ragtag crew of ex-soldiers and a disgruntled science teacher can prevent the endContinue reading “Movie review: The Predator”

Movie review: Ocean’s 8

Hello! And welcome back to the sporadic AF movie reviews. Ocean’s 8 is the topic for today. IMDb summary: Debbie Ocean gathers an all-female crew to attempt an impossible heist at New York City’s yearly Met Gala. Writing Ocean’s 8 – a spin-off of the original trilogy rather than its reboot (this is no Ghostbusters) –Continue reading “Movie review: Ocean’s 8”

Movie review: Red Sparrow

Hello! Welcome to March – the new ‘it’ month for high-profile movie releases. And it opens with Red Sparrow! IMDb summary: Ballerina Dominika Egorova is recruited to ‘Sparrow School,’ a Russian intelligence service where she is forced to use her body as a weapon. Her first mission, targeting a C.I.A. agent, threatens to unravel the security ofContinue reading “Movie review: Red Sparrow”

5 ideas about a movie: Finding Your Feet

Hello! It seems that lately, I’ve been reviewing quite a few small and unknown British films. This post is no exception. This is Finding Your Feet. IMDb summary: On the eve of retirement a middle class, judgmental snob discovers her husband has been having an affair with her best friend and is forced into exile withContinue reading “5 ideas about a movie: Finding Your Feet”

Movie review: Fifty Shades Freed

Hey…there, Creeped you out yet? That’s good because, oh my dear lord, here we go. This is Fifty Shades Freed. While I did not review the previous two films in the franchise, in honor of its end, I decided to sink my teeth into the last chapter. IMDb summary: Anastasia and Christian get married, but JackContinue reading “Movie review: Fifty Shades Freed”

5 ideas about a movie: Status Update

Hello! Welcome to a review of a movie you haven’t heard of. This is Status Update – a clear example of what the critics (or angry online commentators) mean when they describe something as ‘millennial’. IMDb summary: Ross Lynch stars as Kyle Moore, a teenager who after being uprooted by his parents’ separation and unable toContinue reading “5 ideas about a movie: Status Update”

5 ideas about a movie: Early Man

Hello! While some people flocked to the theater to see the last Fifty Shades, I joined my favorite demographic – kids – at the cinema. This is Early Man. IMDb summary: Set at the dawn of time, when prehistoric creatures and woolly mammoths roamed the earth, Early Man tells the story of Dug, along with sidekick Hognob asContinue reading “5 ideas about a movie: Early Man”

Movie review: Phantom Thread

Hello! Welcome to one the last awards’ movie reviews. This time around, we are discussing Phantom Thread! IMDb summary: Set in 1950’s London, Reynolds Woodcock is a renowned dressmaker whose fastidious life is disrupted by a young, strong-willed woman, Alma, who becomes his muse and lover. Paul Thomas Anderson Phantom Thread was written and directed by PaulContinue reading “Movie review: Phantom Thread”

Movie review: The Shape of Water

Hello! Welcome to a review of another awards movie. This is The Shape of Water! IMDb summary: At a top secret research facility in the 1960s, a lonely janitor forms a unique relationship with an amphibious creature that is being held in captivity. Writing The Shape of Water was written by the director Guillermo del ToroContinue reading “Movie review: The Shape of Water”

Movie review: Maze Runner: The Death Cure

Hello! The last of the YA dystopias is coming to an end. This is Maze Runner: The Death Cure. IMDb summary: Young hero Thomas embarks on a mission to find a cure for a deadly disease known as the “Flare”. Writing The Death Cure was written by T.S. Nowlin (the writer of the two previous pictures in this series and theContinue reading “Movie review: Maze Runner: The Death Cure”