Blade Runner 2049 Movie Review

Overview: The follow up to the cult classic sensation that was the original Blade Runner. Time has passed and a new generation of replicants that are programmed to obey are now being used. Some of these hunt down and retire the older generation models. Review: I'm actually going to preface this by pointing out I … Continue reading Blade Runner 2049 Movie Review

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John Wick 2 Movie Review: Once Was Enough

Last week I reviewed John Wick and despite some sarcasm in the overview, I actually quite enjoyed that film. Enough that I bothered to watch the sequel so how did it fare? Review: Picking up pretty much directly from the end of the first film, John Wick returns home once again with his new dog … Continue reading John Wick 2 Movie Review: Once Was Enough

Death Note 2017 Movie Review: That Was… Different?

Overview: So Netflix decided to do a live action adaptation of Death Note and decided in the process to Americanise it. I could write a review where I tear this apart because it is genuinely nothing like the original and they'd have been better off just creating all new character names and just saying this … Continue reading Death Note 2017 Movie Review: That Was… Different?

John Wick Movie Review: Is Revenge Actually Enough To Carry a Plot?

Overview: John's just an ordinary guy who has recently lost his wife and been given an adorable puppy. Too bad about the Russian guys who come in to his house, beat him up, kill his dog, and steal his car. Turns out John wasn't such an ordinary guy and also turns out he does not … Continue reading John Wick Movie Review: Is Revenge Actually Enough To Carry a Plot?

The Empire of Corpses Movie Review: Another Case of a Plot Getting Lost Amongst Literary Allusions and Sci-Fi Spectacle

Overview: Watson, a student doctor, becomes obsessed with the idea of bringing back a human soul after his friend dies. Using his friend's corpse, he begins experimentation using the work of Victor Frankenstein as a guide. When he is caught, he is sent on a mission to retrieve Frankenstein's notes and then a whole bunch … Continue reading The Empire of Corpses Movie Review: Another Case of a Plot Getting Lost Amongst Literary Allusions and Sci-Fi Spectacle

Pan’s Labyrinth Movie Review: Blurring the Lines Between Fantasy and Reality

Overview: Directed by Guillermo del Toro, Pan's Labyrinth is a dark story set in Spain during 1944. After her mother marries a savage army officer, a young girl begins to escape into a fantasy world to try to find a way to save herself and her younger sibling. Review: Pan's Labyrinth is one of those … Continue reading Pan’s Labyrinth Movie Review: Blurring the Lines Between Fantasy and Reality

The Matrix Movie Review: What is acting? How do you define acting?

Overview: Neo believes that Morpheus, an elusive figure considered to be the most dangerous man alive, can answer his question -- What is the Matrix? Neo is contacted by Trinity, a beautiful stranger who leads him into an underworld where he meets Morpheus. They fight a brutal battle for their lives against a cadre of … Continue reading The Matrix Movie Review: What is acting? How do you define acting?

Sword Art Online Ordinal Scale Movie Review

Overview: Yeah, there's a new game using augmented reality rather than virtual reality that Asuna and all of Kirito's friends are into. But like every other game in this series it has just a little bit of a catch. Review: As you may have picked up from my series review of Sword Art Online yesterday, … Continue reading Sword Art Online Ordinal Scale Movie Review

Blame Movie Review

Overview: There's a city with builders that just keeps getting built and humans somehow lost control of it and are now treated as pests to be exterminated by the various safeguards and things. Zuru lives in a village that is protected by a barrier but they are running out of food and so must venture … Continue reading Blame Movie Review

The Moment You Fall in Love Review

Overview: Hina's fallen in love with an upper classman but then he graduates and goes to highschool. She follows along a couple of years later but still can't approach him. Meanwhile, her childhood friend and neighbour only has eyes for her and has also enrolled at the same school. And just about everyone else in … Continue reading The Moment You Fall in Love Review