Reviews

Overboard (1987) Snapshot Review

Overboard (1987) Snapshot Review

A film that entirely encapsulates its title, 'Overboard' holds a cast of the decade’s cherished regulars whose performances are sure to smack a smile on the sternest of faces – if they can overlook the whole slave labour kidnapping sub-plot.[...]
The Breadwinner (2017) Review

The Breadwinner (2017) Review

2018 Oscar nominee 'The Breadwinner' is "a carefully crafted concoction of direction, art and voice-acting [that] squeezes heartbreak, wrath, terror and joy from every frame" according to Katie Doyle's review of the animated movie.[...]
Jurassic World: Fallen Kingdom (2018) Review

Jurassic World: Fallen Kingdom (2018) Review

"The monsters are out of the closet, they're off the island and they're in your bedroom, but these monsters are not the ginormous prehistoric animals you might expect" according to Joseph Wade's review of 'Jurassic World: Fallen Kingdom' from J.A. Bayona.[...]
On Chesil Beach (2018) Flash Review

On Chesil Beach (2018) Flash Review

'On Chesil Beach' starring 'Lady Bird' Saoirse Ronan is "a movie that is not without its problems, but a British release that is worth celebrating nonetheless" according to Joseph Wade's review of the 2018 release, here.[...]
Ibiza (2018) Review

Ibiza (2018) Review

Joseph Wade has reviewed Netflix's summer party movie, and "complete waste of time", 'Ibiza' starring Gillian Jacobs; an unfunny comedy that "completely missed the mark in all aspects of the production".[...]



Adventures In Babysitting (1987) Snapshot Review

Adventures In Babysitting (1987) Snapshot Review

A stood-up babysitter gets more than she bargained for when her efforts to retrieve her stranded bestie at the bus station are hilariously sabotaged at every turn. Elizabeth Shue stars in 'Adventures in Babysitting', as reviewed by Elizabeth Howlett.[...]
Solo: A Star Wars Story (2018) Review

Solo: A Star Wars Story (2018) Review

The latest 'Star Wars' movie 'Solo: A Star Wars Story' is "fun but unessential" according to Joseph Wade in his review of the 2018 Ron Howard (Disney) release here.[...]
The Foreigner (2017) Snapshot Review

The Foreigner (2017) Snapshot Review

Jackie Chan and Pierce Brosnan star in 'The Foreigner' (2017) from 'Casino Royale' director Martin Campbell, a movie Joseph Wade has tagged as "an effective piece [...] worth an intrigued glance". Full review here.[...]
The Clapper (2018) Snapshot Review

The Clapper (2018) Snapshot Review

"There are no saving graces here. This is bad. This is so bad it might even be offensive." - Joseph Wade's review of the Ed Helms and Amanda Seyfried film 'The Clapper' (2018).[...]
Avengers: Infinity War (2018) Review

Avengers: Infinity War (2018) Review

Our spoiler-free review of 'Avengers: Infinity War' tags the movie as "unforeseen and unprecedented", "an event invitation you're not going to want to pass up on". Read it here.[...]



Kickboxer (1989) Snapshot Review

Kickboxer (1989) Snapshot Review

Lower your plotline standards, avoid looking for any connections and don’t take it too seriously, because watching 'Kickboxer' (1989) is like having a cheap and dirty one-night stand.[...]
Jaws (1975) Snapshot Review

Jaws (1975) Snapshot Review

As more blood clouds the water, Brody must keep a clear head while keeping Quint and Hooper from bashing each other’s in, and avoid the rows of razor sharp teeth waiting for him under the waves.[...]
'To the Bone' (2017) Snapshot Review

'To the Bone' (2017) Snapshot Review

"Impressively, whilst maintaining a thoughtful approach, [Netflix's 'To the Bone' (2017)] didn’t shy away from showing the brutality of its topics" according to Sophie Grant in her Snapshot Review of the film.[...]
Tomb Raider (2018) Snapshot Review

Tomb Raider (2018) Snapshot Review

'Tomb Raider' (2018) is "a finished product that fans of the gaming franchise and adventure movies in general may appreciate or even come to adore" according to Francesca Militello's review of the film starring Alicia Vikander.[...]
Jumanji: Welcome to the Jungle (2017) Snapshot Review

Jumanji: Welcome to the Jungle (2017) Snapshot Review

Jake Kasdan's Jumanji: Welcome to the Jungle's plot is weak, features an absentee villain and is devoid of emotion. Thankfully comedy refreshed a rebooted concept, bringing new energy to the typical archetypal cast of angst-ridden teens.[...]
Ready Player One (2018) Snapshot Review

Ready Player One (2018) Snapshot Review

Joseph Wade has described Steven Spielberg's 'Ready Player One' (2018) as "one of the best teenage adventure movies of the past 20 years" and "an instant family classic" in his spoiler free review of the Tye Sheridan movie, here.[...]
Dark River (2018) Review

Dark River (2018) Review

Clio Barnard's 'Dark River' focuses on "universal themes of womanhood, hunter versus hunted, righteousness versus evil and the way of nature versus god in a way comparable to the works of one of the silver screen's greatest ever poets, Terrence Malick" in what Joseph Wade describes as a film that "must be seen by anyone who wishes to support this art form we know and love" in his review.[...]
Walk Like A Panther (2018) Flash Review

Walk Like A Panther (2018) Flash Review

'Walk Like A Panther' may have had a relatively poor screenplay, but it was still an uplifting film. Read Joseph Wade's shortened review of the wrestling-inspired film, here.[...]
Lady Bird (2017/18) Review

Lady Bird (2017/18) Review

Greta Gerwig's "anything but ordinary" 2018 awards season headliner 'Lady Bird' is a film where the performances of Saoirse Ronan and Laurie Metcalf "are the heart and soul of the film", according to Jason Lithgo's review of the Best Picture nominee, here.[...]
The Post (2018) Review

The Post (2018) Review

Steven Spielberg's 'The Post' (2018) "abandons obvious extravagance to focus its tightly knit story on the nuggets of wonder we can find in the pursuit of truth, those we consider to be truth seekers, and the very idea of truth itself." Joseph Wade's review...[...]



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