Oh, JJ! You have filled my heart with joy and butchered it in equal measure with your work on the Star Trek reboots. Your first, imaginatively called Star Trek, was a loving homage to all things Kirk & Co. and was the first film I felt thoroughly exhilarated by at the cinema. Then you made Star… Continue reading Review: Star Trek Beyond (12A, 2hrs 2mins)
Anyone who reads my blog or who follows me on Twitter or Instagram will know how much I loved Paul Feig’s Ghostbusters this year. It had me laughing so much and in such a deranged manner I was surprised that I wasn’t escorted out of the screening and off the premises by big burly ushers! … Continue reading Feature: 12A? No way! Well…okay…?
Wow, did this film cause a fuss! The news of another movie in the Ghostbusters universe sent the zealots well over the edge, and then when the Ghostbusters themselves were cast as women the level of hatred aimed at this film was almost Biblical. I don’t think this being followed by a frankly appalling first… Continue reading Review: Ghostbusters (12A, 1hr 56mins)
I have a confession to make… I never liked the Absolutely Fabulous TV series. I just didn’t understand what it was supposed to be about so didn’t find it funny, and it wasn’t funny enough to hold my interest to find out what it was about. So, I was stuck in a loop I couldn’t… Continue reading Review: Absolutely Fabulous: The Movie (15, 1hr 31mins)