Snatched (2017)

It’s fair to say that I have something of a mixed relationship with the work of Amy Schumer. Whilst I absolutely loved 2015’s Trainwreck, I had a much less enjoyable experience with the comedian’s recent Netflix stand-up special, finding it to be uninspired and vulgar for vulgar’s sake. Now back in the realm of feature…

Colossal (2016)

Colossal is one of those movies whose trailer you see in the theatre before another release and go, “wait, what?”. Always enthused to go and see a film that isn’t a remake, adaptation, sequel or prequel (a truly rare feat in today’s cinematic landscape), I was excited to see if the weird and wonderful premise…

Alien: Covenant (2017)

When Prometheus was released five years ago, I think some critics were too quick to jump on the prequel hating bandwagon. For me, Prometheus wasn’t Alien, it wasn’t Aliens, but it certainly wasn’t The Phantom Menace or Attack Of The Clones either. We now know that Prometheus was the first of at least four franchise…

Miss Sloane (2016)

After what feels like five minutes¬†after watching Jessica Chastain in The Zookeeper’s Wife, here I am returned to the same theatre to see her in another release. Pulling an Amy Adams of her very own (both Nocturnal Animals and Arrival came out in quick succession), I wasn’t too mad about it, as I have recently…

Guardians Of The Galaxy Vol. 2 (2017)

Over time I have come to realise that I like my fantasy/science-fiction in two distinct forms, either the tense grittiness of something like the Alien franchise bordering on horror, or the more fun, joke filled space romps that you get from the likes of Star Wars, Galaxy Quest and The Fifth Element. Much to my…