Sunday, December 9, 2018

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...

Supernatural Hereditary a welcome ‘dino’ break

With the big beasties of Jurassic World continuing to stomp all and sundry into the box office dirt at the Irish box office, and...

It’s not quite a heist-erpiece

With Jurassic World currently laying waste to all and sundry around it, you could be forgiven for not noticing another dinosaur that’s slunk into...

Nothing new in latest dinosaur blockbuster

Remember the very first Jurassic Park? At this stage, that was released so many years ago, it feels like a relic from another time. It’s...

Book club jumps on the 50 shades bandwagon

The results are in from the blockbuster beancounters – Solo: A Star Wars Story is now officially the first flop in the previous unassailable...

Not the Solo hit that was hoped for

This actually touched down at cinemas last week, but when you’ve a film as big as Solo: A Star Wars Story (Cert 12A, 135...

School daze, amuses

At this stage, it’s pretty fair to say that the summer blockbusters have arrived, and they don’t get much more blockbustier than the new...

Cannes you feel the film festival’s reel heart?

The Cannes Film Festival has once again attracted the cream of the crop of the cinema world to the sun-kissed southern French town –...

Not quite the write stuff: Review

Between a rock and a hard place. That’s my plight as a film reviewer this week, as everyone is crazy about Avengers: Infinity War,...

Monkeying about proves plenty of fun

A merciless beast goes on the loose in the city, leaving a trail of violence and devastation behind him as the authorities try to...

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