Review – Scary Stories to Tell in the Dark

“Stories hurt, stories heal.” – Stella Nicholls Zoe Margaret Colletti and Michael Garza in ‘Scary Stories to Tell in the Dark’ Scary Stories to Tell in the Dark is based on the children’s book series of the same name by Alvin Schwartz. I never grew up reading these books, or even had I heard of …

Review – Abominable

“Find your way home.” The somewhat recently by Universal Pictures acquired animation studio Dreamworks Animation, who we all know from box office and critical success franchises such as ‘How To Train Your Dragon’ and ‘Shrek’, is back with a new story that tries to win over young audiences with its cuteness-factor and older audiences with …

Review – Ad Astra

“To the stars” From the start, Ad Astra had some post production issues, which resulted in seriously delaying the release of the film. It was delayed many times because James Gray (The Lost City of Z) wanted to perfect the VFX for the movie. Additionally, Disney acquired Fox and the previous release date coincided with …

Review – Good Boys

“We’re in sixth grade now. We need to start doing sixth-grade things.” – Max Keith L. Williams, Jacob Tremblay and Brady Noon in ‘Good Boys’ Three 6th grade boys who ditch school, embark on an epic journey while carrying accidentally stolen drugs, and try to make their way home in time for a long-awaited party. …

Review – Downton Abbey

“It’s 1927, we’re modern folk.” – Bertie Pelham It’s been almost four years, since the final episode of Downton Abbey aired on television and we had to say goodbye to the Crawley family. Who would’ve thought, there was more to explore and another story to tell? As things usually turn out after a successful series, …

Review – Unbelievable

“If the truth is inconvenient, they don’t believe it. Even if they really care about you…” You can say what you want about Netflix, but you can’t deny they have the best slate of series out there. The platform drops new high profile shows on a weekly basis, it seems like they’ve figured out what …

Review – The Farewell

Based on an Actual Lie Jian Yongbo, Kmamura Aio, Chen Han, Tzi Ma, Awkwafina, Li Ziang, Tzi Ma, Lu Hong and Zhao Shuzhen appear in a still from The Farewellby Lulu Wang, an official selection of the U.S. Dramatic Competition at the 2019 Sundance Film Festival. Courtsey of Sundance Institute | photo by Big Beach …

Review – The Angry Birds Movie 2

“We’re going to need a bigger slingshot.” – Leonard Silver (Rachel Bloom) working on one of her inventions. Worldwide mobile game phenomenon Angry Birds got turned into an animated film back in 2016, which grossed over 5x its budget. The 21st century is known for its need of franchises, so three years later we are …

Review – It Chapter Two

“This meeting of the Losers Club has officially begun.” – Richie Tozier Bill Hader and James McAvoy – sewer inspectors The sequel to the 2017 box office success ‘It’ starts exactly where it left off. Almost no explanatory flashbacks to the situations the Losers Club got themselves into, fighting the terrifying Pennywise. Only difference in …

Review – Dora and the Lost City of Gold

Can YOU say ‘extreme neurotoxicity’? – Dora Madeleine Madden, Isabela Moner, Jeff Wahlberg and Nicholas Coombe channeling The Goonies on their quest to Parapata. Everyone knows Dora The Explorer! Dora is a young Hispanic girl, exploring the wilderness and fantasy-like destinations with her monkey Boots, who wears… red boots. With her bottomless talking backpack and …