Saturday, November 17, 2018

Predator reboot hunts around for a hit

You'll often hear people say: “They don’t make ‘em like they used to” when viewing the latest group of offerings at the cinema. And, when...

The Nun review: Frighteningly underwhelming

With the country just about getting over the visit from The Pope, perhaps there’s no better time to release The Nun (Cert 16, 96...

Looking for a cautionary tale?

While we continue our wait for the world-conquering Crazy Rich Asians to open here, crushing all other films open at the time, here’s what...

Puppet police caper is sew bad

Despite her many weak films, I can’t quite dislike Melissa McCarthy as much as perhaps I should, and as increasing numbers of people seem...

Idris may Elba in on Bond role, as Trek wobbles along

With myself and the rest of the Gazette team just back from summer holidays, it’s fair to say that cinema trips weren’t a priority...

Extinction Review: Perilously unrewarding fare

With silly season well and truly under way out there at the moment, it feels like half the country, and city, is away or...

Hotel Artemis – There’s nothing Fawlty here

Summer is well and truly seeing blockbusters blaze a trail through the cinema chains at the moment, with a dizzying number of high-profile blockbusters...

Movie Review: Skyscraper -The Rock scales silly heights

An old friend recently moved home to Hong Kong for good, but before he went, we went ambling about through Dublin city centre, ending...

Decadently dystopian drama has some bite: The First Purge

Turning on the news over the past year and a bit has felt a little like wandering into an alternate reality, given the sights...

Anti-drugs tale just borders on cruelty in places

The relentless, violent, failing but necessary war on drugs proved an interesting basis for 2015’s sleeper hit, Sicario, which followed a darker, grittier take...

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