Tag Archives: Movies

Miss Sloane – review

Miss Sloane is a Washington lobbyist. She wears sharp suits and talks fast about politics. She may be ruthless but she is also very good, willing to push the limits of legality. She quits her job and starts work at a small firm with the

Fences – review

Set in the 1950s, Denzel Washington plays husband and father, and Viola Davis plays his wife. He is bit of a moody, angry at the world ass but he sure can give a good speech in his back yard when he needs to. The film

Life – review

A team of astronauts stationed at ISS have been tasked with determining if the dust found on Mars is actually evidence of life. Er … yes as this dust is actually alive and ends up wanting to eat your face off. The word that springs

Hidden Figures – review

Back during the space race between America and Russia in the 1960s a proportion of the workforce at NASA was African American women who were very gifted at Mathematics. Hidden Figures is a bit like a blueberry muffin, it is sweet and fluffy but still

The Lost City Of Z – review

Based on the true story of Colonel Percy Fawcett, an army man in the beginning of the 20th century who wants some medals for his uniform real bad. The only way he is going to get them is to map the uncharted territories of the

Live By Night – review

After swearing he would never end up being a gangster, Joe Coughlin discovers an affinity for smuggling booze and not taking crap from anyone, so you guessed it, he is a gangster. While Live By Night looks very pretty, the movie really is just going through the

Collide – review

Two Americans living typical  Millennial lives, but in Germany, when Felicity Jones gets sick (dodgy kidneys or something) her boyfriend Nicholas Hoult develops a harebrained plan to rob a truck full of drugs/money from a gangster to give to another gangster. But good plans always

Kong: Skull Island – review

A joint military/ scientific expedition to the uncharted Skull Island leads to a battle of survival and a race to leave the island, but it isn’t just a giant gorilla they have to worry about. Everything and I mean everything on the island is capable

Nocturnal Animals – review

Amy Adams is a successful art dealer, living a bored life with wealthy, handsome but frequently absent husband (Armie Hammer), so when her ex-husband (Jake Gyllenhaal) sends her a copy of his new novel, she not only has something new to occupy her time, she

Moana – review

Moana is a princess and next in line to be chieftain of Montuni, her polynesian island home. But she senses trouble for the islands future, but if no one else wants to do anything about it then she will  just have to go on an