Pinocchio (2022) – Review

Cert – Recommended ages 9+, Run-time – 1 hour 52 minutes, Director – Robert Zemeckis With the guidance of his cricket conscience (Joseph Gordon-Levitt) a brought-to-life wooden puppet (Benjamin Evan Ainsworth) attempts to live a brave, truthful and unselfish live in order to become a real boy. As we initially meet the Geppetto (Tom Hanks)Continue reading “Pinocchio (2022) – Review”

Three Thousand Years Of Longing – Review

Cert – 15, Run-time – 1 hour 48 minutes, Director – George Miller An isolated woman (Tilda Swinton) is reluctant to use the three wishes given to her by a Djinn (Idris Elba) as she tries to deconstruct his past through her own knowledge of historical tales. By the time we reach what’s presumed toContinue reading “Three Thousand Years Of Longing – Review”

Fall – Review

Release Date – 2nd September 2022, Cert – 15, Run-time – 1 hour 47 minutes, Director – Scott Mann When the ladder of the broadcast tower they’ve been climbing falls, two friends (Grace Caroline Currey, Virginia Gardner) find themselves stuck on a small platform 2000ft up in the middle of nowhere. “You freakin’ genius” HunterContinue reading “Fall – Review”

The Invitation – Review

Cert – 15, Run-time – 1 hour 44 minutes, Director – Jessica M. Thompson After discovering distant family in England, New Yorker Evie (Nathalie Emmanuel) is invited to a wedding in a lavish mansion where it seems that more than just the family are staying. There’s something intriguing about the traditional-leaning gothic nature of TheContinue reading “The Invitation – Review”

Bodies Bodies Bodies – Review

Release Date – 9th September 2022, Cert – 15, Run-time – 1 hour 34 minutes, Director – Halina Reijn A simple murder-mystery game between friends attending a party during a hurricane leads to an actual series of murders. There’s something of a knowing wink from writer Sarah DeLappe and director Halina Reijn as its announcedContinue reading “Bodies Bodies Bodies – Review”

Orphan: First Kill – Review

Cert – 15, Run-time – 1 hour 38 minutes, Director – William Brent Bell The story of how ‘Esther’ (Isabelle Fuhrman) escaped from an Estonian psychological hospital and ended up committing killing sprees in America. The twist of 2009’s Orphan almost seems enough alone to have provided reason for the horror having become a muchContinue reading “Orphan: First Kill – Review”

Fisherman’s Friends: One And All – Review

Cert – 12, Run-time – 1 hour 52 minutes, Directors – Meg Leonard, Nick Moorcroft As the success of their debut album and national tour settles in, and a new member being welcomed in, the shanty-singing Fisherman’s Friends find tensions rising within their group and personal lives. 2019’s Fisherman’s Friends was very much a conventionalContinue reading “Fisherman’s Friends: One And All – Review”

Dragon Ball Super: Super Hero – Review

Cert – 12, Run-time – 1 hour 40 minutes, Director – Tetsuro Kodama When the Red Ribbon Army shows signs of creating a new artificial superpowered weapon, alien Piccolo (Toshio Furukawa) assembles a team to stop them from attempting to destroy the world again. It should be said before properly diving into this film thatContinue reading “Dragon Ball Super: Super Hero – Review”