Quick Roast: The Snowman

Do you want to see The Snowman?
The trailer looks a hit
Well, I’m sorry to now break to you
But it is true
This movie’s really shit! Continue reading “Quick Roast: The Snowman”

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Review: Prometheus

SPOILER WARNING!!!!!! This review spoils Prometheus and Alien. You have been warned.

So another fecking Alien movie came out. Continue reading “Review: Prometheus”

Quick Critique: Macbeth

(Originally published 2 November 2015)

Putting a new spin on a classic tale can always be an exciting, but daunting task. Justin Kurzel tackles this ambitiously with one of Shakespeare’s most well-known plays, Macbeth. The violent text about the follies of over-ambition and paranoia are offset in a very naturalistic setting of the Scottish Highlands with some visually striking and beautiful cinematography and a pungent, realistic atmosphere. While this does work to make the text grounded, it loses a lot of the dramatics and wonderfully avant-garde nature that makes the play so beloved. Continue reading “Quick Critique: Macbeth”