Quick Critique: Daphne

Daphne (Emily Beechum) is an acerbic but vivacious and highly energised 31-year old woman who tends to live the high life. Continue reading “Quick Critique: Daphne”

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Quick Critique: A Ghost Story

A young couple, known only as C (Casey Affleck) and M (Rooney Mara) move into a new house where they notice something a bit off about it. Continue reading “Quick Critique: A Ghost Story”

Quick Critique: American Assassin (GUEST REVIEW)

(NOTE: Written by guest reviewer Nathan Ryan)

Based off the book by Vince Flynn, American Assassin follows the story of Mitch Rapp (Dylan O’Brien). Continue reading “Quick Critique: American Assassin (GUEST REVIEW)”

Quick Critique: Snatched

Emily (Amy Schumer) gets dumped right before her planned trip to Ecuador, leaving her facing the prospect of going alone. Rather than face that, however, she coaxes her reticent, worrywart mother Linda (Goldie Hawn) into coming with her. Continue reading “Quick Critique: Snatched”

Review: Suicide Squad, and My Problems with the Negatives of the Negative

(Originally published 13 October 2016)

WARNING!!!! This blog post SPOILS the entirety of the Suicide Squad movie! If you have not seen it yet and wish to go in unspoiled, proceed with caution. Or…don’t read it until after you’ve seen the movie. Whichever works, yo.

You know what they say; all great critics review movies over two months after they come out (they totally say that look it up shut up). Continue reading “Review: Suicide Squad, and My Problems with the Negatives of the Negative”

Quick Critique: Kubo and the Two Strings

(Originally published 13 September 2016)

Kubo (Art Parkinson) is a young boy who lives in a mountain cave with his ill mother (Charlize Theron). He routinely goes down to a local village to create stories by magically controlling origami figures using his shamisen. He must always returning home before dark, as him and his mother are in hiding from his grandfather the Moon King (Ralph Fiennes) and his evil aunts (Rooney Mara). However, Kubo accidentally breaks this curfew, informing his aunts of his location. After barely escaping them, he journeys with a monkey totem that was magically brought to life and a man cursed to be a beetle (Matthew McConaughey) in order to find mystical items that will help defeat his aunts and grandfather. Continue reading “Quick Critique: Kubo and the Two Strings”