Review – First Man

First Man, directed by Damien Chazelle, takes a bold direction with one of history’s most well-known and beloved figures. Rather than a pleasant, uplifting exploration of the life of Neil Armstrong, First Man pulls back the curtain and explores the darker, far more depressing story of a man who truly lived a life full of struggle and pain. However, with a solemn atmosphere and a hefty feeling runtime, I do think this is a film that some audience goers might struggle with. So, let’s explore all that First Man has to offer, and the methods it employs to do so, to see if it’s a film you’ll be wanting to see. Read more

Review – Black Mass

Black Mass

Black Mass, directed by Scott Cooper is a film with an absolutely captivating lead performance by Johnny Depp at its core. Unfortunately the rest of the film focuses on a bland (what should be side plot) that over the 2 hour run time is constantly circling the drain, until it inevitably is sucked down into complete disinterest. Read more

Review – Ant-Man

Ant-Man

Ant-Man, directed by Peyton Reed is a pretty bland, by the books sort of film. Though this is a film that has a unique, and very fun to watch concept at its core, Ant-Man is a film that follows the same formula as every other Marvel superhero outing. This is a film that doesn’t surprise (partly thanks to the trailers) and in the end delivers something not to dissimilar to what we’ve already seen from this movie making juggernaut. Read more