Tag Archive "drama"

Movie Review: Grindelwald’s Crimes are far from Fantastic

Fantastic Beasts: The Crimes of Grindelwald has a high standard breathing down its neck. Being part of J.K. Rowling’s wizarding world, it belongs to one of cinema’s biggest properties.

The Nutcracker and the Four Realms

Movie Review: The Nutcracker’s Four Realms are No Fun

You’d think with Disney’s history of large scale fantasy they would know how to make The Nutcracker and the Four Realms. Nope. All the charm and elegance has been sucked out of this confusing story ...

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Movie Review: Halloween is a Horrific Success

Forty years after the classic Halloween first terrorized audiences, a new sequel has breathed devilish life into the story.

First Man

Movie Review: First Man is almost worth the wonder

Despite its clean and catchy title, First Man is empty of any true firsts. Most of it follows the same order and types of scenes that distinguish dramas aspiring to win bucket-loads of Oscars.

Tully

Movie Review: Tully is Touching with a Twist

Not all new movies need to be spectacular, expensive blockbusters to make an impression on an audience. Tully is that kind of movie. Instead of explosions, special effects and a celebrity cast, it makes its ...

Fun Home

Theatre Review: A fabulous, heartbreaking Fun Home

There are few plays that achieve true dramatic greatness in the landscape of contemporary musical theatre.

RAMPAGE

Movie Review: Rampage is a Messy Misfire

Some movies are so frustrating and unpleasant to watch you feel like trashing whatever’s around you as the credits roll. Unfortunately, the only ones here with permission to enjoy their Rampage are on the screen.

Movie Review: Black Panther is a Powerful Beast

The hype, anticipation and the inescapable gossip is all true. Black Panther, the latest solo superhero feature from Marvel Studios, is more than your average superhero story. It’s the first great movie of 2018, and ...

Movie Review: Winchester is an Awful Waste

Truly awful movies with no redeeming qualities are rare in cinemas. Winchester: The House that Ghosts Built, however, is the most boring horror film of the century. It’s thoroughly tedious and unenjoyable from start to ...

Movie Review: 12 Strong Holds its Horses

Most people don’t normally think of horses and Danish documentarians when making Hollywood mega-action movies. And while far from perfect, odd elements of 12 Strong help separate it from the legacy of modern war movies ...

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