Wrath Of Man Review: Jason Statham And Guy Ritchie Reunite For A Solid Action Thriller For Adults

Jason Statham and Guy Ritchie’s careers kicked off at the same time, when Lock, Stock, and Two Smoking Barrels introduced the former as an action-comedy lead, and the latter as a fresh voice in cinematic storytelling. Surprisingly, it’s been more than a decade-and-a-half since these collaborators have worked together, with Wrath of Man being their … Read more Wrath Of Man Review: Jason Statham And Guy Ritchie Reunite For A Solid Action Thriller For Adults

Review: Jason Statham’s New Movie Is Another Slick Action Thriller

Guy Ritchie and Jason Statham have history. From the audacious sucker punch of Lock, Stock and Two Smoking Barrels, through to Snatch, it’s a pairing which felt almost simpatico in origin. Even the underrated and philosophically hampered RocknRolla might have benefitted from this homegrown export in retrospect. Slick direction, concise story beats and a distinctive line in … Read more Review: Jason Statham’s New Movie Is Another Slick Action Thriller

Review: Resident Evi: Village Is Terrifying, Hilarious And Beautiful

The Third Act. Act Three. The Climax. The Worst Part of the Horror Game. The part where the scares are tired, the action overwrought. Resident Evil Village’s biggest revolution to the genre might just be going out very near its highest point. “Sandwich your worst,” as my middle school english teacher would say. Ethan Winters, … Read more Review: Resident Evi: Village Is Terrifying, Hilarious And Beautiful

‘Enfant Terrible’: Loosely Based Biopic on an Audacious New Wave Auteur

Filmmaker Rainer Werner Fassbinder was a central figure in shaping films after World War II and became one of the major auteur filmmakers of the New German Cinema. His works varied from melodrama (The Bitter Tears of Petra von Kant), to sci-fi noir (World on a Wire), to gothic thriller (Chinese Roulette), and ending in … Read more ‘Enfant Terrible’: Loosely Based Biopic on an Audacious New Wave Auteur

‘Justice Society: World War II’ Review: Classic Heroes Deliver a Fantastic DC Adventure

Warner Bros. Animation hearkens back to the Golden Age of Comics with the thrilling Justice Society: World War II It’s a retro adventure with a modern twist that brings the Flash, and his time-traveling abilities, again to the forefront as the lead character. Classic heroes battle evil Nazis with a few engaging plot twists along … Read more ‘Justice Society: World War II’ Review: Classic Heroes Deliver a Fantastic DC Adventure

Review: Star Wars: The Bad Batch Gets Off To A Solid Start

The launch of Disney Plus in December 2019 has led to the animated back catalogue of Star Wars finding a much bigger audience than ever before, which is exactly what it deserved after The Clone Wars and Rebels filled in significant gaps in the mythology and told some of the best stories in the franchise’s … Read more Review: Star Wars: The Bad Batch Gets Off To A Solid Start

Without Remorse Movie Review: A Tale of Pawns and Kings and the Futility of it All

Without Remorse Cast: Michael B Jordan, Jodie Turner-Smith, Jamie Bell, Guy Pearce Director: Stefano Sollima What does it mean for an institution when a loyal soldier goes rogue? How much does a soldier have to lose to give up on the country he served unconditionally for so many years? Stefano Sollima’s Without Remorse asks some … Read more Without Remorse Movie Review: A Tale of Pawns and Kings and the Futility of it All

Tom Clancy’s ‘Without Remorse’ Review: Slick Action Scenes Rescue an Absurd Plot

The film adaptation of Tom Clancy’s Without Remorse bears little resemblance to the source material. Michael B. Jordan is a ferocious protagonist who shreds baddies as a vengeance-seeking Navy Seal. But the classic character’s twenty-first century upgrade is nearly torpedoed by a preposterous plot. The tense and agonizing storyline from the novel is replaced by … Read more Tom Clancy’s ‘Without Remorse’ Review: Slick Action Scenes Rescue an Absurd Plot

Returnal Review: Don’t Fear the Reaper | We Got This Covered

The humble rogue-lite. A genre that has been increasingly congested with games both good and mediocre, and which has seen a recent few shake-ups in execution – namely Supergiant’s fantastic Hades. Returnal, the PS5 debut from Sony’s much-lauded studio, Housemarque, might be one of the weirdest, most thrilling, and continually engaging examples of the genre … Read more Returnal Review: Don’t Fear the Reaper | We Got This Covered

‘The Virtuoso’ Review: Anson Mount & Anthony Hopkins Can’t Save This Dull Crime Thriller

Anson Mount leads an esteemed ensemble cast to nowhere in a dull and plodding crime thriller. The Virtuoso has an introspective hit man searching for a mysterious target in a sleepy town. He narrates almost every action as he methodically goes about his bloody work. The problem is that our so-called expert continually makes foolish … Read more ‘The Virtuoso’ Review: Anson Mount & Anthony Hopkins Can’t Save This Dull Crime Thriller