My 15 Best Films of 2017 (& 5 of the Worst)

Well, it’s that time of the year again, namely the end; a time for rundowns and summations, a time for best ofs and worst ofs, when the generally indifferent just slips away.

2017 has, on the whole, been an exceptional year for film or at least the type of films I tend to enjoy; which is to say, ones about with sensitive characters experiencing lots of little feelings.…

PODCAST: POTC 5 Vs. The Mummy Vs. Wonder Woman Vs. Transformers 5 [Electric Shadows]

A cinematic showdown for the ages – or at least until the next batch of blockbusters arrives in cinemas.

In Ep 24, Rob Daniel & myself take a flying visit to the Caribbean for brief opinions on Pirates of the Caribbean: Salazar’s Revenge (or Dead Men Tell No Tales dependent on which part of the world you’re being forced to watch the film).…

REVIEW: The Mummy shows a cinematic universe unravelling before it’s even begun

1.5 Stars (1.5 / 5)
How do you get a mummy film wrong?

By making it part of a calculated attempt to get a franchise off the ground1 What Universal could have learned, however, from any of the mad scientists in their catalogue, is the danger of hubris when it comes to this not-so-new world of God’s and monsters.…