Late Night (2019)

Once upon a time, phrases like ‘female lead’ and ‘female centric’ were all a film needed to have attached to them to spark my interest and have me looking upon them in an immediately positive light. I’m sure there are plenty of movies from the last decade or so that I liked more than they…

Beautiful Boy (2018)

Welcome to part two of the ‘Steve Carell is a serious actor’ double header in 2019. Only a few weeks ago I was slightly bamboozled and perplexed by Welcome To Marwen, the warm up to what I anticipated would be something much more in my personal wheelhouse, Beautiful Boy. Two very different movies with two…

Goosebumps (2015)

As a child who grew up in the 1990s, R.L. Stine’s Goosebumps universe was something of great importance and pleasure to me. From reading the books by torch light under my bed covers to obsessively watching the TV show, the children’s author’s intriguing tales with sinister edges accounted for a great deal of my childhood,…