Review | Pokémon: Detective Pikachu

Review | Pokémon: Detective Pikachu

'Detective Pikachu' may be a little predictable, but it offers a fantastic family movie experience packed with your favourite Pokémon. A quick disclaimer. My understanding of Pokémon is mostly garnered from the phenomenon that is Niantic Labs' augmented reality game Pokémon [...]

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Netflix Review | The Wandering Earth

Netflix Review | The Wandering Earth

The Sun is about to transform into a red giant engulfing the Earth. Can humanity survive? I first heard about The Wandering Earth (Liu lang di qiu) when a trailer popped up amongst my YouTube feed. Despite the obvious language barrier, [...]

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Upgrade | Review

Upgrade | Review

A quadriplegic is offered the chance to walk again via a bionic chip implant. However, the chip holds surprises. Having watched the two trailers earlier this year for the Australian science fiction film Upgrade, my interest was piqued, and I eagerly [...]

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Review | Solo: A Star Wars Story

Review | Solo: A Star Wars Story

With a troubled production and a poor box office performance, is Solo worth your time? Background As far back as 2013, not long after they had purchased Lucasfilm, Disney announced a series of spin-off films that would be set within the Star [...]

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Review | Ready Player One

Review | Ready Player One

Ready Player One, an entertaining bombardment of pop-culture references. But no extra life needed. One play through is enough. Based on Ernest Cline's 2011 novel of the same name, 'Ready Player One' receives a big screen adaptation from legendary director Steven [...]

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Review | Forbidden Kingdom (2014)

Review | Forbidden Kingdom (2014)

An 18th-century cartographer becomes lost in a small Ukranian village and stumbles upon a dangerous evil. Background Forbidden Kingdom is the 2014 UK release for a Russian fantasy film entitled Viy. This isn’t to be confused with The Forbidden Kingdom, a martial [...]

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Film Review | Star Wars: The Last Jedi

Film Review | Star Wars: The Last Jedi

After two years of waiting, Star Wars: The Last Jedi is finally here! Was it worth the wait?...mostly. Background I’m not going to sit here and write a long meandering text about how Star Wars is probably the primary reason I’m a [...]

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