The French Dispatch (2021)

The French Dispatch is a quirky anthology following several indulgent writers operating out of an American newspaper outpost in France. Wes Anderson writes and directs this delectable tribute to journalism! Let’s consider the pros and cons of The French Dispatch… Pros: Firstly, this may be the most Wes Anderson film ever made! From the theContinue reading “The French Dispatch (2021)”

The Last Duel (2021)

The Last Duel is based on the chilling true story of Knight Jean de Carrouges, who challenges squire Jacques Le Gris to a duel over the assault of his wife, Lady Marguerite. Ridley Scott adapted the screenplay from Eric Jager’s novel of the same name. Let’s consider the pros and cons of The Last Duel…Continue reading “The Last Duel (2021)”

King Richard (2021)

King Richard is about Venus and Serena Williams’ upbringing and the impact their father had on the trajectory of their careers. It’s an inspirational true story, and an important one at that! Let’s consider the pros and cons of King Richard… Pros: Firstly, Will Smith is outstanding in the titular role! The way he bringsContinue reading “King Richard (2021)”

Dune (2021)

Dune is a sci-fi epic, following House Atreides after the Padishah Emperor demands they take control of the dangerous spice planet, Arrakis. Duke Atreides accepts the Emperor’s call, but suspects the order is given with sinister intentions. Let’s consider the pros and cons of Dune… Pros: Although the CGI and set pieces steal the movieContinue reading “Dune (2021)”

The Guilty (2021)

The Guilty is an English-language remake of the 2018 Danish film by the same name, directed by Antoine Fuqua. Jake Gyllenhaal stars as Joe Baylor, a demoted officer on dispatch duty who receives a disturbing emergency call from a kidnapped woman. Let’s consider the pros and cons of The Guilty… Pros: Firstly, Jake Gyllenhaal canContinue reading “The Guilty (2021)”

Midnight Mass (2021)

Midnight Mass is a Netflix limited TV series, from the same mind who brought us The Haunting of Bly Manor and Hill House. An isolated island community experiences miraculous events and frightening omens after the arrival of a charismatic, mysterious young priest. Let’s consider the pros and cons of Midnight Mass… Pros: As is theContinue reading “Midnight Mass (2021)”

3:10 to Yuma (2007)

3:10 to Yuma is a western about a downtrodden rancher who seizes his opportunity to turn in a notoriously dangerous bandit and save his family’s livelihood. It’s a remake of the 1978 film of the same name, making it the second adaptation of Elmore Leonard’s 1953 short story. Let’s consider the pros and cons ofContinue reading “3:10 to Yuma (2007)”

Arrival (2016)

Arrival is a high concept sci-fi movie about a professional linguist who is recruited to communicate with mysterious aliens that suddenly appear on Earth. The premise may sound straightforward, but I promise you it’s anything but! Let’s consider the pros and cons of Arrival… Pros: Firstly, Amy Adams’ performance is nothing short of brilliant, andContinue reading “Arrival (2016)”

A Quiet Place Part II (2020)

A Quiet Place Part II is the follow up to John Krasinski’s breakout horror hit: A Quiet Place. The sequel not only shows us how the Abbott family wields their newly acquired weapon, but it also gives us a glimpse at Day 1 of the monster’s arrival! Let’s consider the pros and cons of AContinue reading “A Quiet Place Part II (2020)”

A Quiet Place (2018)

A Quiet Place is a horror film about a family forced to live in silence, due to lurking monsters with ultra-sensitive hearing! John Krasinski stars alongside Emily Blunt in this thrilling post apocalyptic story. Let’s consider the pros and cons of A Quiet Place… Pros: The two things this movie nails are sound design andContinue reading “A Quiet Place (2018)”