Tag: John Boyega
Pacific Rim: Uprising Review – Big shoes to fill
You know what? The robots in this film are BIG. I don’t quite know what it is, they certainly aren’t better realised or animated than megastructures in other films. I weren’t even watching it in 3D, lol who even does that anymore, but however it is that you generate that elusive concept of bigness, Steven…
Star Wars: The Last Jedi Review – The totality of it all
There’s a whole lotta movie in Star Wars: The Last Jedi. It doesn’t all work, it can feel muddled and disparate at times, the wild variety of tones that it tries to capture don’t quite settle into a script that feels far more invested in being funny.
Detroit Review – It ain’t right
When I left the screening of Detroit I felt sick. Katheryn Bigelow’s exploration of the killings in the Algiers Hotel during the Detroit race riots of 1967 seems pretty much designed to do that. It’s so unflinching and brazen in its depiction of the brutalisation and murder of its characters that it just pulls a…
The Circle Review – Dumb is normal
I don’t think Dave Eggers ever heard of Justin.tv. Or maybe he had and then decided to base his psycho-intrigue tech-thriller on a world where people would latch onto that idea.