Category: Reviews

‘The Front Runner’ brings more yawns than wonder

Review: The Front Runner Starring: Hugh Jackman, Vera Farmifa, J.K. Simmons, Sara Paxton, Ari Graynor One frustrating aspect of modern politics is that every aspect of a...

A Smashing Success

Review: Super Smash Bros Ultimate As the title suggests, this is the biggest Smash Bros title yet. Every previous character returns. Driving this is a storyline that...

Is Secret Hitler Disrespectful?

I take my play very seriously. That may sound like a nonsense statement, an oxymoron or perhaps a self-justification but hear me out. For me, games are more than an...

Can we explain the supernatural?

Review: Glass (M) Bruce Willis, James McAvoy, Samuel L. Jackson, Anya Taylor-Joy Unbreakable is a cult classic that shows the vision of M. Night Shyamalan by considering...

One small step

Review: First Man Starring: Ryan Gosling, Claire Foye, Jason Clarke, Corey Stoll, Kyle Chandler The 1969 Apollo 11 moon landing has become a story of modern legends and...

An overlooked comedy with a surprising message

Review: Tag (M) Ed Helms, Jon Hamm, Jake Johnson, Jeremy Renner, Isla Fisher, Hannibal Burress, Rashida Jones Directed by Jeff Tomsic One film that arguably flew under...

Instant choice film to enjoy with the family

Review: Instant Family (PG) Mark Wahlberg, Rose Byrne, Isabella Moner, Octavia Spencer, Eve Harlow Few topics provide more openings to humour, drama and familial tension...

‘Alpha’ is an unexpected must-see film

Review: Alpha (PG) Kodi Smit-McPhee, Priya Rajaratnam, Leonor Varela, Jens Hulten One genre that has become prolific in the entertainment industry over the past few...

What have the Greeks ever done for us?

Reviews: Creators, Conquerors, and Citizens: A History of Ancient Greece by Robin Waterfield Jesus as Philosopher: The Philosophical Sage in the Synoptic Gospels by...

Tidying Up might be your best resolution for 2019

Those canny executives at Netflix know how to promote their shows. Just in time for 2019 resolutions, the show Tidying Up with Marie Kondo dropped on 1 January. So if...