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The Curse of La Llorona (2019) Snapshot Review

The Curse of La Llorona (2019) Snapshot Review

Michael Chaves' 2019 horror film 'The Curse of La Llorona' is "a weak entry into the Conjuring Universe' according to Jacob Davis in his snapshot review.[...]
Avengers: Endgame (2019) Review

Avengers: Endgame (2019) Review

Avengers: Endgame (2019) is the most important superhero film of all time. Joseph Wade reviews Marvel's culmination of a 21-film journey, directed by the Russo Brothers, here.[...]
Loki: The Development of One of Marvel's Greatest Villains

Loki: The Development of One of Marvel's Greatest Villains

He became one of the most iconic superhero villains of all time. In this feature, Francesca Militello charts Loki's development from prince to villain to brother between 'Thor' and 'Infinity War'.[...]
What's The Deal With 'New Mutants'?

What's The Deal With 'New Mutants'?

A trailer for the X-Men spin-off 'New Mutants' debuted in late 2017, so where is it? Jacob Davis takes a look at a film long-gestating under the Fox banner ahead of Disney's purchase of the company in 2019.[...]
Fourigin: A Series of Fantastic Flops

Fourigin: A Series of Fantastic Flops

The rights to the Fantastic Four have reverted to Marvel, but what are the lessons they can learn from the other three attempted franchise starters? Jacob Davis takes a look at the "series of fantastic flops" here.[...]
Top 10 Brie Larson Performances

Top 10 Brie Larson Performances

Beth Sawdon takes a look at the filmography of Brie Larson and her journey to becoming the most famous female in the Marvel Cinematic Universe.[...]
MCU: 10 Ideas for the Next 10 Years

MCU: 10 Ideas for the Next 10 Years

We're entering a phase of uncertainty with the Marvel Cinematic Universe following Endgame and the launch of Disney Plus. Jacob Davis presents his 10 ideas for the next 10 years at Marvel Studios.[...]
Katie Doyle's 'Movies I Had a Religious/Spiritual Experience With' Part 4: Becket/A Man For All Seasons

Katie Doyle's 'Movies I Had a Religious/Spiritual Experience With' Part 4: Becket/A Man For All Seasons

In Part 4 of her series 'Movies I Had a Religious/Spiritual Experience With', Katie Doyle uncovers what it means to be an English Catholic through 'Becket' (1964) and 'A Man for All Seasons' (1966).[...]
Laika Animation: Meditations on Alienation and Death... for Kids!

Laika Animation: Meditations on Alienation and Death... for Kids!

Laika, the stop-motion animation house behind 'Kubo and the Two Strings' and 'Missing Link', have been tackling soft subjects in child friendly ways for a decade. Sam Sewell-Peterson takes a look at how they made death and alienation not only digestible but also relatable.[...]
A Clockwork Orange In Retrospect - Its Themes, Its Reception and Kubrick's Directorial Masterclass

A Clockwork Orange In Retrospect - Its Themes, Its Reception and Kubrick's Directorial Masterclass

'A Clockwork Orange', the controversial 1971 release from directorial master Stanley Kubrick, has been analysed by Lucas Hill-Paul regarding its themes, reception and delivery in this exclusive retrospective.[...]



Us (2019) Snapshot Review

Us (2019) Snapshot Review

Jordan Peele directed 'Us' (2019) "is the best movie of 2019 so far" according to Jacob Davis in his snapshot review.[...]
Wild Rose (2019) Review

Wild Rose (2019) Review

Jessie Buckley "simply owns the screen" in Tom Harper's 'Wild Rose' (2019), the tale of a Glaswegian ex-con turned country singer intent on visiting Nashville. Joseph Wade's review.[...]
Captive State (2019) Snapshot Review

Captive State (2019) Snapshot Review

'Captive State' (2019), the new film from writer-director Rupert Wyatt starring John Goodman and Machine Gun Kelly, reviewed by Jacob Davis.[...]
Top 10 Video Game Movie Adaptations

Top 10 Video Game Movie Adaptations

The history of video-game-to-movie adaptations has been far from kind to us, but Craig Sheldon has done his best to compile a list of the 10 best thus far.[...]
Shazam (2019) Review

Shazam (2019) Review

'Shazam!' (2019), the latest film from the DCEU starring Zachary Levi and directed by David F. Sandberg has made a few waves, but has it been for good or bad reasons? See here in Jacob Davis' review.[...]
Unplanned (2019) Review

Unplanned (2019) Review

The Chuck Konzelman and Cary Solomon anti-abortion movie from PureFlix is "a poorly reconstructed facsimile of reality"; "a Gish gallop caught on film". Jacob Davis reviews.[...]
'Grease' Prequel 'Summer Loving' Being Developed

'Grease' Prequel 'Summer Loving' Being Developed

We're getting a prequel to the iconic 70s musical 'Grease', with a writer already in place. Full story here.[...]
The Dirt (2019) Review

The Dirt (2019) Review

From the director of 'Jackass' and 'Bad Grandpa' comes the Mötley Crüe biopic that promises drink, drugs and rock 'n' roll but leaves you with "thoughts of what could have been".[...]
From Final Girls to Kickass Women - What Modern Female Protagonists Have in Common with Ellen Ripley

From Final Girls to Kickass Women - What Modern Female Protagonists Have in Common with Ellen Ripley

"Ellen Ripley stands as one of the first pages torn out of a sexist and archaic rulebook." From Final Girls to Kickass Women - What Modern Female Protagonists Have in Common with Ellen Ripley.[...]
Sam Mendes' WWI Movie Adds Four

Sam Mendes' WWI Movie Adds Four

Four huge names, including two Oscar nominees, have been added to the cast of the new Sam Mendes World War I movie '1917'. Full story here.[...]