Love, Simon (2018)

If, like myself, you have been paying any kind of attention to LGBT+ cinema over the years, you will know that there has never been a major studio motion picture centred on a gay teen romance. Just let that sink in for a second. Not two months ago a film about a sexual relationship between…

A Quiet Place (2018)

Even if it doesn’t happen to be your favourite genre, there is nothing quite like going to the cinema with a friend to see a horror movie. More than any other kind of film, a monster flick lends itself to a group environment, with the more reactionary the crowd, the more enhanced the experience. Ironically,…

Wonderstruck (2017)

Is it just me, or did Wonderstruck, Todd Hayne’s latest directorial offering, have one of the most confusing and misleading trailers of all time? Perhaps I was tired when I watched it, perhaps I’m just a dummy, but I honestly went in to the film expecting to see some sort of time travel, multiple lives…

Isle Of Dogs (2018)

Perhaps more than any other filmmaker right now, or over the last few decades, even if you aren’t fluent in cinema, you can tell when you are watching a Wes Anderson picture. The man’s signature style has become so synonymous with quirk and quality, not just for the curious aesthetic style and whimsical sensibility that…

Ready Player One (2018)

If the world of so called ‘geek culture’ is a full time occupation, then it might be fair to say that I’ve got a part time summer job. I’m not nearly as well read and well versed in the depths and details of what it takes to be truly literate in the sub sections of…

A Wrinkle In Time (2018)

Before entering the cinema, the only thing I knew about Disney’s latest live action adventure was that it is an adaptation of a 1962 novel by Madeleine L’Engle, a novel that was famously believed to be unfilmable thanks to its abstract concepts. If the world has taught me one thing, it is that if something…

Tomb Raider (2018)

Without ever really meaning it to, the Tomb Raider franchise in all of its various forms became a big part of my childhood and growing up. From memories of playing the original Playstation games with friends (mostly screaming at the terrifying wolves and never actually starting the game because training in the mansion was more…