Shazam! – Review

To be the DCEU's brightest, funniest film so far is a pretty low bar, but Shazam! clears it effortlessly. The story of a 14-year-old boy suddenly becoming endowed with superhuman powers is ripe with comedic...

Fighting With My Family – Review

Wrestlers have a long tradition of going from the ring to the big screen, from Hulk Hogan and Roddy Piper to Dave Bautista and John Cena. Then of course there's The Rock, who produces and appears as himself in...

Welcome to Marwen – Review

Steve Carell continues his fine run of dramatic turns in this seemingly whimsical yet serious study of trauma. He portrays Mark Hogancamp, an artist badly beaten in a gang assault who creates his own therapy...

The Christmas Chronicles – Review

'Kurt Russell as Santa' is as simple yet intriguing an elevator pitch as any, and in Netflix's latest festive original movie The Christmas Chronicles - it works. Unfortunately, not a lot else does in this...

Slaughterhouse Rulez – Review

A British comedy horror with Simon Pegg and Nick Frost in? (And the debut for their production firm Stolen Picture?) The Shaun of the Dead comparisons are inevitable, but Slaughterhouse Rulez is a different...

The Little Stranger – Review

Director Lenny Abrahamson follows his Oscar-nominated Room by opening things up to a mansion with this period Gothic mystery. Said mansion is the dilapidated Hundreds Hall in post-War rural Warwickshire, and...

The Happytime Murders – Review

The conceit of The Happytime Murders might have made a half decent Saturday Night Live sketch but a good, even passable, feature film it does not. Most frustrating is the sheer laziness of the script. Todd...