Tag: CInema

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Pet Sematary

Sometimes Dead Is Better. Pet Sematary (2019) Dr. Louis Creed and his wife, Rachel, relocate from Boston to rural Maine with their two young children. The couple soon discover a mysterious burial ground hidden deep in the woods near their new home. Starring: Jason Clarke • Amy Seimetz • John Lithgow *Minor spoilers* She won’t come back the same ~ Jud Hmmm. I waited … Read More Pet Sematary

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True Story

More based on a true story action in the form of this murder mystery starring a man I want to cuddle and a man I want to slap the shit out of. Let’s see if you can tell which is which from my words. True Story (2015) When disgraced New York Times reporter Michael Finkel meets accused killer Christian Longo – who has taken … Read More True Story

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Us

Us (2019) A family’s serenity turns to chaos when a group of doppelgängers begins to terrorize them. Starring: Lupita Nyong’o • Winston Duke • Elisabeth Moss  *Spoiler free, I promise* I’ve seen Us twice in the cinema so far and it is hands down the most interesting film I’ve seen all year.  I understand that it might not be everybody’s cup of tea but … Read More Us

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The Polka King

Jill and I feel we didn’t cover douche-y men enough last week. God knows those middle-aged white boys need as much attention as possible or else they’ll just fade away – and we can’t have that. So here we are in True Story land, learning what we can about the real life Polka King and his nefarious ways. The Polka King (2017) Local Pennsylvania … Read More The Polka King

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The Dirt

April is now officially Biopics (or Based on a True Story) month, which I admit I only suggested so I could shoehorn in this movie this weekend. It’s been getting mixed reviews all over the shop so Lord knows what to expect. If nothing else at least it will be debauchery central up in here. The Dirt (2019) The story of how Mötley Crüe … Read More The Dirt

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Fighting With My Family

Fighting With My Family (2019) A former wrestler and his family make a living performing at small venues around the country while his kids dream of joining World Wrestling Entertainment. Starring: Florence Pugh • Dwayne Johnson • Lena Headey • Vince Vaughn • Nick Frost *Minor spoilers* I love an underdog movie and the true story of Paige the WWE diva is a really … Read More Fighting With My Family

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Party Girl

I’ve really been hankering after the 90’s lately, particularly after Captain Marvel and its outstanding soundtrack. If I could go back for a weekend with no consequence or effect on my present day life, I so would. So, with this in mind, this week’s film is perfectly placed and I might be *am* #obsessed with the fashion, the whole aesthetic and our leading lady. … Read More Party Girl

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Captain Marvel

Captain Marvel (2019) Carol Danvers becomes one of the universe’s most powerful heroes when Earth is caught in the middle of a galactic war between two alien races. Starring: Brie Larson • Samuel L. Jackson • Jude Law *Minor Spoilers* Vers is a Starforce member on Hala, the Kree Empire’s capital planet. Under the tutelage of her mentor Yon-Rogg (Jude Law), she is learning … Read More Captain Marvel

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Isn’t it Romantic?

Sometimes I just need broad humour to battle a chronic earache and period pains – and do you think I feel guilty about it? Hell no. This week we look at one of the oldest movie templates in history – the Rom Com – from a cynical standpoint. Will we somehow learn a lesson by the time the credits roll? Probably not but there’s … Read More Isn’t it Romantic?

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The Aftermath

The Aftermath (2019) Post World War II, a British colonel and his wife are assigned to live in Hamburg during the post-war reconstruction, but tensions arise with the German who previously owned the house. Starring: Keira Knightley • Jason Clarke • Alexander Skarsgård *Minor Spoilers* I always know I’m going to have a good time when Keira Knightley is wafting about in period costume. … Read More The Aftermath

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Hell Fest

Hell Fest (2019) A masked serial killer turns a horror-themed amusement park into his own personal playground, terrorizing a group of friends while the rest of the patrons believe that it is all part of the show. Starring: Bex Taylor-Klaus • Reign Edwards • Amy Forsyth • Tony Todd *Minor Spoilers* Some movies are just perfect to watch around Halloween. Hell Fest would definitely … Read More Hell Fest

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The Breaker Upperers

A little New Zealand banger this week and what a joy it is too. If it had been fifteen minutes long and just consisted of the last scene, I still would have been delighted with it.