Category: Movie Reviews

  • Film Review: Barbarian

    Film Review: Barbarian

    By Matthew Moorcroft Strong Recommendation Ever seen a director go full sicko mode from the start? That’s exactly what Zach Cregger does in his horror debut – though considering his pedigree it’s not surprising. One of the masterminds behind The Whitest Kids U’ Know, Cregger and his fellow band of misfits have made it their […]

  • Film Review: Three Thousand Years of Longing

    Film Review: Three Thousand Years of Longing

    By Matthew Moorcroft Strong Recommendation Directed by George Miller Starring Idris Elba, Tilda Swinton, Aamito Lagum, Burcu Golgedar R Three Thousand Years of Longing starts off with two clashing tones off the bat that reflect the bizarre sensibilities of it’s director. On the one hand, you have an intimate character drama that’s more similar to […]

  • Film Review: Dragon Ball Super: Super Hero

    Film Review: Dragon Ball Super: Super Hero

    By Matthew Moorcroft Strong Recommendation Directed by Tetsuro Kodama Starring Masako Nozawa, Toshio Furukawa, Miyu Irino, Ryo Horikawa PG-13 While the size of franchises like the MCU and Star Wars can be daunting to some people, overseas in Japan the Dragon Ball franchise is equally as dominate and has been for sometime. At 21 films […]

  • Star Wars Wednesdays: The Last Jedi

    Star Wars Wednesdays: The Last Jedi

    By Matthew Moorcroft Highest Recommendation Directed by Rian Johnson Starring Daisy Ridley, Adam Driver, John Boyega, Mark Hamill PG-13 Welcome to Star Wars Wednesdays! Every Wednesday I’ll be talking about/looking at a new piece of Star Wars media, starting with the movies and going onwards into the shows, games, and maybe even comics and books […]

  • Film Review: Nope

    Film Review: Nope

    By Matthew Moorcroft Highest Recommendation Directed by Jordan Peele Starring Daniel Kaluuya, Keke Palmer, Steven Yeun, Brandon Perea R Jordan Peele has been seen as a successor to somebody like John Carpenter, while I don’t really buy that – the two of them could not be more different – Peele’s influences in regards to his […]

  • Film Review: Thor: Love and Thunder

    Film Review: Thor: Love and Thunder

    By Matthew Moorcroft Solid Recommendation Directed by Taika Waititi Starring Chris Hemsworth, Christian Bale, Tessa Thompson, Natalie Portman PG-13 The first major sequence after the required Marvel Studios intro of Thor: Love and Thunder will immediately clue you in on whether or not this movie will be your cup of tea. Korg, still played by […]

  • Star Wars Wednesdays: The Force Awakens

    Star Wars Wednesdays: The Force Awakens

    By Matthew Moorcroft Highest Recommendation Directed by J.J. Abrams Starring Daisy Ridley, Adam Driver, John Boyega, Harrison Ford PG-13 Welcome to Star Wars Wednesdays! Every Wednesday I’ll be talking about/looking at a new piece of Star Wars media, starting with the movies and going onwards into the shows, games, and maybe even comics and books […]

  • Star Wars Wednesdays: Return of the Jedi

    Star Wars Wednesdays: Return of the Jedi

    By Matthew Moorcroft Strong Recommendation Directed by Richard Marquand Starring Mark Hamill, Harrison Ford, Carrie Fisher, Billy Dee Williams PG Welcome to Star Wars Wednesdays! Every Wednesday I’ll be talking about/looking at a new piece of Star Wars media, starting with the movies and going onwards into the shows, games, and maybe even comics and […]

  • Film Review: Spiderhead

    Film Review: Spiderhead

    By Matthew Moorcroft Weak Recommendation Directed by Joseph Kosinski Starring Chris Hemsworth, Miles Teller, Jurnee Smollett, Tess Haubrich R For those who don’t follow film production (aka normal people), Spiderhead is what we call the “low budget freebie”. Joseph Kosinski knew he basically had a free pass to make whatever movie he wanted after filming […]

  • Star Wars Wednesdays: The Empire Strikes Back

    Star Wars Wednesdays: The Empire Strikes Back

    By Matthew Moorcroft Highest Recommendation Welcome to Star Wars Wednesdays! Every Wednesday I’ll be talking about/looking at a new piece of Star Wars media, starting with the movies and going onwards into the shows, games, and maybe even comics and books if people are interested. These will work differently from my normal reviews as they […]