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)”

Little Shop of Horrors (1986)

Little Shop of Horrors is a dark musical comedy about an insecure florist who discovers an unusually lucrative plant with a thirst for blood! The plant turns Seymour Krelborn into an overnight success, but at what cost? Let’s consider the pros and cons of Little Shop of Horrors… Pros: Firstly, the practical effects in thisContinue reading “Little Shop of Horrors (1986)”

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)”

The Suicide Squad (2021)

The Suicide Squad is a comic book movie about a ragtag group of convicts, who are enlisted to cover up a monster of a conspiracy! James Gunn writes and directs this off the wall reboot in what can best be describes as a bloody good time! Let’s consider the pros and cons of The SuicideContinue reading “The Suicide Squad (2021)”

Gunpowder Milkshake (2021)

Gunpower Milkshake is a Netflix Original and, as it’s name suggests, an unapologetically offbeat action flick. Karen Gillan stars as Sam, a skilled assassin, forced to go rogue after multiple hitjobs go awry. Let’s consider the pros and cons of Gunpowder Milkshake… Pros: Firstly, this movie has a vibrant and stylish aesthetic that pops offContinue reading “Gunpowder Milkshake (2021)”

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)”

The Tomorrow War (2021)

The Tomorrow War is the latest big budget sci-fi action flick to come out of Amazon Prime’s streaming service. In a world at war with alien invaders, humanity must appeal to their past generations to tip the scales in their favor! Let’s consider the pros and cons of The Tomorrow War… Pros: Beginning with aContinue reading “The Tomorrow War (2021)”

The Hitchhiker’s Guide to the Galaxy (2005)

The Hitchhiker’s Guide to the Galaxy is the adaptation of Douglas Adams’ novel of the same name, following the destruction of earth and a quest for the meaning of life! This especially unique sci-fi adventure will have you laughing out loud and bewildered throughout. Let’s consider the pros and cons of The Hitchhiker’s Guide toContinue reading “The Hitchhiker’s Guide to the Galaxy (2005)”

Cruella (2021)

Cruella is the live-action origin story about one of Disney’s most notoriously menacing and fashionable villains. Emma Stone takes up the mantel and goes toe to toe with Emma Thompson in this crime dramedy! Let’s consider the pros and cons of Cruella… Pros: Firstly, the costume design in this movie is appropriately avant-garde. I personallyContinue reading “Cruella (2021)”