Micro-Review: Honest Thief (2021) – A Victimless Crime?

Liam Neeson in Honest Thief Since the release of Taken, Liam Neeson's career trajectory dramatically changed and ever since he has been the unlikely action hero we all wanted, or at least that is what Hollywood want us to believe. The truth is less than half the time Neeson lands one of these predictable thrillers …

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Review: Zack Snyder’s Justice League (2021) – More or Less?

Jason Momoa, Ray Fisher and Ezra Miller in Zack Snyder's Justice League At this point, anybody who doesn't know the story of Zack Snyder's Justice League either doesn't care in the slightest or has found the world's largest rock and firmly hidden all of their electronic devices underneath it. It's a 4 year long saga …

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Review-Lite: Sentinelle (2021)

Olga Kurylenko in Sentinelle At a brisk eighty minutes, Julien Leclercq's Sentinelle is the bare bones story of untapped rage and paranoia made all the more visceral by some compelling fight scenes and jumpy choreography in this French language revenge thriller. However that description merely covers the second half of a film that takes its …

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Review-Lite: Peninsula (2020)

Gang Dong-Won in Peninsula When Peninsula's predecessor, the wonderfully paced and nerve shredding Train to Busan was released in 2016 it smartly avoided emulating other zombie films, instead telling an insulated story with a different type of monster while embracing a little bit of B movie camp along the way. Peninsula once again seeks to …

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Review: Bloodshot (2020) – Second Chance Superhero

Vin Diesel in Bloodshot Before the advent of cinematic universes and linking comic book movies, Bloodshot may well have been an acceptable and new addition to the now overly saturated sub-genre. However this Vin Diesel starring feature comes about 10 years too late as it feels like a pale imitation of a 2010s video game …

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