Film&TV, Review

Uncharted Movie Review – Boring, Forgetful, and a Betrayal to the Franchise

Uncharted is based on the popular video game series developed by Naughty Dog. Directed by Ruben Fleischer, the movie reimagines treasure hunter Nathan Drake in all his sarcastic glory as he begins his adventurous career. The story follows Nathan in his twenties, working as a bartender while side-hustling through some petty theft. Showing a deep interest in history’s most famous …


Spider-Man: No Way Home (2021) Review – A Web-Slinging Epic of Nostalgia and Heart

This review contains spoilers. Some would say the journey towards the release of Spider-Man: No Way Home is a movie within itself, and who can blame them? From persistent leaks that range from blurry images to Hollywood scoopers’ posting everything about the film’s ambitious plot on the likes of Reddit and 4chan. That being said, Spider-Man: No Way Home lived …

Thrills, Jealously and Unravelling Dream Sequences: Last Night in Soho Review

Moving to the big city is meant to be a nerve-racking but thrilling experience. Unfortunately for fashion student Eloise, she might not be ready for quite the amount of frights and thrills in store in this horror thriller from the mind behind the Cornetto trilogy, Edgar Wright. Thomasin Mackenzie plays Eloise, a talented young designer from Cornwall who gets accepted …

‘Not Your Villain’ – The Problem Behind the Scarred Baddie Trope

The Bond movies are a franchise synonymous with glamour, action and a long lineage of malicious villains.  The distinctive villains are enshrined in cinematic history however the likes of Le Chiffre, Jaws, Emilio Largo, Alec Trevelyan, Zao and Raoul Silva all share a troubling similarity.  These evil characters share a visible difference, aided by extensive make up and prosthetics.  In …

Thirteen Films of Halloween: Friday the 13th

Going by other film franchises in the same genre, one would assume that the first film in a series with as many movies as Friday the 13th (12 to be exact) would turn out to be the best. John Carpenter did it with ‘Halloween’, Wes Craven with ‘A Nightmare on Elm Street’ and Tobe Hooper with ‘The Texas Chainsaw Massacre’. …

Thirteen Films of Halloween: Scream

The overall legacy of Wes Craven’s major hit ‘Scream’ can be summed up like this, without its existence, the horror genre or put it, the slasher genre would be dead and buried with its many hulking killers fading away into direct-to-video mediocrity. Fans can thank screenwriter Kevin Williamson, along with director Wes Craven for rejuvenating the genre to the masses, …

Thirteen Films of Halloween:Friday the 13th Part IV: The Final Chapter (1984)

The Friday the 13th series is a funny one for me, not only is it thrashy by nature with it’s B-movie feel and questionable acting, but it can also be a lot of fun. With the fourth instalment ‘Friday the 13th Part IV: The Final Chapter’, it has everything one would expect from a Friday movie. It has sex, nudity, …