Maleficent: Mistress Of Evil (2019)

When Maleficent came out in 2014, it had the benefit of being one of the earlier of these new era Disney projects focused on either remaking or retelling old beloved properties. Whilst I didn’t really think much of the film as a whole, I enjoyed the different, comparatively darker approach to the Sleeping Beauty tale,…

Murder On The Orient Express (2017)

I don’t quite know how it has happened, but I have managed to make it to twenty seven years of age without ever having found out the ending of Murder On The Orient Express, one of Agatha Christie’s most celebrated works and one of Hercule Poirot’s most iconic outings. Having successfully (and unwittingly) managed to…

Mother! (2017)

Of all the directors I can think of off the top of my head, Darren Aronofsky is without a doubt the one with whom I have the most mixed relationship. Whilst 2010’s┬áBlack Swan remains one of my favourite films from the last decade, my hate for 2014’s Noah has grown and grown since this overly…

Top Ten: School Movies

For me, a ‘school movie’ is not a movie that has to be specifically about the academic lives of its characters, but rather a film whose central action is undertaken in the setting of the classrooms and hallways of educational institutions. Given the normal age range of the characters within these narratives, the themes of…

Film Questionnaire Time!

With only The Monuments Men taking my fancy in the form of a prospective review this week, it’s looking like a rather quiet few days over here at Oh! That Film Blog. In search of inspiration, I came across a film related survey/questionnaire type post on Cinemaniac Reviews, and never being one to turn down…