Tag: Two Star Film Review

  • Men In Black International Review: Not as good as the sum of its parts

    Men In Black International Review: Not as good as the sum of its parts

    ★★☆☆☆ | MEN IN BLACK INTERNATIONAL The 4th MIB movie coming 7 years after the last one and 22 years after we first met the super agents with no Will Smith, no Tommy Lee Jones but the welcome addition of sex god Chris Hemsworth. Nutshell – The secret well-dressed sunglass wearing organisation that exists to […]

  • FILM REVIEW | Tomb Raider

    TOMB RAIDER – The umpteenth attempt to turn a blockbuster video game into a hit movie. Lara Croft is back for her third cinema outing cue new origin story and then a high octane action-packed trip to a Japanese jungle. Nutshell – We meet Lara as a troubled kid in London as a low earning […]


    IT – The big horror movie of the year is here as we welcome back Stephen King‘s homicidal shapeshifting sewer dwelling killer clown so what does this mean for the larger world of scary movies? Nutshell – From the original 80’s blockbuster book through the very popular two-part TV series in 1990, our favourite grinning […]

  • FILM REVIEW | Captain Underpants: The First Epic Movie

    A cheeky children’s series of novels has now been turned into a gleeful and silly animated film. It’s Captain Underpants: The First Epic Movie. Yes, in case you weren’t aware of this popular children’s book series by Dav Pilkey, it has our superhero fighting crime wearing a cape and his white underpants – Y fronts. […]

  • FILM REVIEW | Four Days in France

    ★★ | Four Days in France (Jour de France) is basically one very long advert for Grindr. One man uses the app to find his missing partner – in the middle of France! I can’t even find a shag in my own neighbourhood much less find someone in the middle of nowhere. But that’s the […]

  • FILM REVIEW | Gold

    FILM REVIEW | Gold

    ★★ | Gold Matthew McConaughey deservedly won an Oscar a couple years back for his portrayal of an AIDS victim in the film Dallas Buyers Club. He definitely won’t win one for his new film Gold. Gold is the true story of American Kenny Wells – a man so intent on following in his father’s […]

  • FILM REVIEW | Chi-Raq

    FILM REVIEW | Chi-Raq

    ★★ | Chi-Raq Chicago has such a high murder rate that from 2003 to 2011 there were more murders there than in the same years in the Iraq war. On one Independence Day, 55 people were murdered. And in one year alone, 400 school kids were shot. With stats like this, a film with a […]

  • FILM REVIEW | Freeheld

    FILM REVIEW | Freeheld

    ★★ Freeheld | A dying female police officer struggles to get her benefits passed on to her female domestic partner in the new film ‘Freeheld.’

  • FILM REVIEW | How To Be Single

    FILM REVIEW | How To Be Single

    ★★ How to be Single | Not a film for you if you’re ready to mingle.

  • FILM REVIEW | LIFE: There Is No Life in Life

    There’s a famous photograph of James Dean in Times Square taken by Dennis Stock. It is now a movie called ‘Life.’ ★★ The photo, taken in 1955, shows James Dean, cigarette in his mouth, head tilted towards the ground, the billboards of Times Square in the background, dark clouds overhead, made the cover of Life […]

  • FILM REVIEW | Triple Crossed

    ★★ | Triple Crossed After he had finished his posting serving in the military in war-torn Afghanistan during which time he witnessed his best friend being killed, Chris Jensen is struggling to adapt back into civilian life. Unable to find a job, as no one seems prepared to want the services of a somewhat damaged […]