Review – Valerian and the City of a Thousand Planets

Valerian and the City of a Thousand Planets, written and directed by Luc Besson, delivers a fantastical universe, filled with creatures, locations and set-pieces that dazzle the eyes. But… well that’s pretty much it. Valerian is a film bursting with things to look at, but beyond that there is a notable dearth of compelling content. So, is Luc Besson’s long envisioned project all show and no substance? Well, let’s explore that and more in my review. Read more

Review – Predestination

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Predestination, written and directed by brother duo Michael Spierig and Peter Spierig is a film that expertly lays out a story filled with mind warping time travel and is one that keeps you guessing right up until the very end. With such a complicated plot however there is the egregiously overburdening problem of exposition that can sometimes make the film a bit of a slog to keep up with but with some great performances and a satisfyingly well done story, Predestination is a film that delivers. Read more

Review – Boyhood

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Boyhood directed Richard Linklater is conceptually a very ambitious and unique film but it is a film that is let down slightly by its content. This certainly isn’t a film that should be over looked but with the issues that it comes with, may not be one that has the last ability of some other films in 2014. Read more