Andrew Turner

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Solo: A Star Wars Story (Film Review) – Star Wars At Its Most Entertaining

<b>Solo: A Star Wars Story</b> is a <b>space western</b> directed by <b>Ron Howard</b> and written by the father-son combination of <b>Lawrence Kasdan</b> and <b>Jonathan Kasdan</b>. It is …

Star Wars

Westworld: Season 2 Episode 3 (Television Review) – The Mythology Continues To Be Expanded

One of things which has really impressed me with <b>Season 2</b> of <b>Westworld</b> has been the way in which it has expanded the mythology of this world. This has …

TV Series

A Quiet Place (Film Review) – A Tense, Entertaining Ride

<b>A Quiet Place</b> is a <b>horror</b> <b>film</b> directed by <b>John Krasinski</b> and he stars alongside his wife, <b>Emily Blunt</b>, in the film. The story focuses on Krasinski and …

Quiet

Westworld: Season 2 Episode 2 (Television Review) – More Timelines, More Mystery

You can never judge the overall quality of a season of <b>television</b> until it has finished. This is certainly true for a show like <b>Westworld</b>. In its first …

Star Wars Rebels

Love, Simon (Film Review) – A Movie With A Huge Heart

By on May 19, 2018 • ( 1 Comment )<p><b>Love, Simon</b> is a <b>romantic comedy-drama</b> directed by <b>Greg Berlanti</b> that is based on the novel <i>Simon vs. the Homo Sapiens</i> …

Avengers: Infinity War (Film Review) – A Phenomenal Cinematic Achievement

By on May 12, 2018 • ( 2 Comments )<p><b>Avengers: Infinity War</b> is a <b>superhero</b> <b>film</b> directed by <b>Joe and Anthony Russo</b> and it is the nineteenth instalment in …

Westworld: Season 2 Episode 1 (Television Review) – A Superb Start

The first season of <b>Westworld</b> was superb <b>television</b> to watch. The technical quality of it was undeniable and the themes that were explored in the …

Isle of Dogs (Film Review) – Decent But Not Wes Anderson’s Greatest Achievement

By on April 28, 2018 • ( 1 Comment )<p><b>Isle of Dogs</b> is a <b>stop motion</b> animated <b>film</b> written and directed by <b>Wes Anderson</b> which stars <b>Yoko Ono</b>, <b>Tilda Swinton</b>,</b> …

Ready Player One (Film Review) – Fun + Extremely Rewatchable

By on April 21, 2018 • ( 4 Comments )<p><b>Ready Player One</b> is a <b>science fiction</b> <b>adventure</b> <b>film</b> directed by <b>Steven Spielberg</b>. The film is based on the 2011 …

Lady Bird (Film Review) – The Film That Should Have Won Best Picture

By on April 14, 2018 • ( 3 Comments )<p><b>Lady Bird</b> is a <b>coming-of-age</b> <b>film</b> written and directed by <b>Greta Gerwig</b> and stars <b>Stephen McKinley Henderson</b>, <b>Lois</b> …

Black Panther (Film Review) – A Top 5 MCU Film

By on April 7, 2018 • ( 4 Comments )<p><b>Black Panther</b> is a <b>superhero</b> <b>film</b> directed by <b>Ryan Coogler</b> and it is the eighteenth instalment in the <b>Marvel</b> …

The Shape of Water (Film Review) – Well-Made But Not Best Picture Worthy

By on March 31, 2018 • ( 2 Comments )<p><b>The Shape of Water</b> is a <b>fantasy</b> <b>drama</b> directed by <b>Guillermo del Toro</b> which stars <b>Michael Stuhlbarg</b>, <b>Octavia Spencer</b>,</b> …

Phantom Thread (Film Review) – Strange and Unrewarding

By on March 24, 2018 • ( 1 Comment )<p><b>Phantom Thread</b> is a <b>drama</b> written and directed by <b>Paul Thomas Anderson</b>. It stars <b>Daniel Day-Lewis</b> in what is, …

Star Wars Rebels: Season 4 Episodes 14-16 (Television Review) – The End Is A New Beginning

By on March 17, 2018 • ( 1 Comment )<p>Watching the end of a <b>television</b> show can be an emotional and sad experience. Whether you are a finishing a …

Star Wars Rebels

The Post (Film Review) – An Important Story

By on March 10, 2018 • ( 7 Comments )<p><b>The Post</b> is a <b>political thriller</b> directed by <b>Steven Spielberg</b> and written by <b>Liz Hannah</b> and <b>Josh Singer</b>. The <b>film</b> …

Tom Hanks

Star Wars Rebels: Season 4 Episodes 12-13 (Television Review) – Exceptional Storytelling

By on March 3, 2018 • ( 4 Comments )<p>Throughout its run, <b>Star Wars Rebels</b> has given us some awesome episodes of <b>television</b>. Moreover, I would contest …

Star Wars

Star Wars Rebels: Season 4 Episodes 10-11 (Television Review) – Farewell Kanan

The mid-season breaks of <b>Star Wars Rebels</b> can be quite arduous, especially if the mid-season finale ends on a cliff-hanger. ‘Rebel Assault’ certainly …

Star Wars Rebels

Coco (Film Review) – Pixar Does It Again

<b>Coco</b> is an animated <b>film</b> directed by <b>Lee Unkrich</b> and produced by <b>Pixar Animation Studios</b>. The voice cast of the film includes <b>Edward James Olmos</b>, <b>Ana</b> …

Animation

Darkest Hour (Film Review) – Gary Oldman Shines In An Okay Film

<b>Darkest Hour</b> is a British <b>war</b> <b>drama</b> directed by <b>Joe Wright</b>. The <b>film</b> stars <b>Ronald Pickup</b>, <b>Stephen Dillane</b>, <b>Kristin Scott Thomas</b>, <b>Ben Mendelsohn</b>, <b>Lily James</b> …

Darkest Hour

Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri (Film Review) – Good, Not Great

<b>Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri</b> is a <b>black comedy</b> <b>crime</b> <b>film</b> written and directed by <b>Martin McDonagh</b>. The film starts <b>Abbie Cornish</b>, <b>Peter</b> …

Woody Harrelson

Call of Duty: WW2 (Video Game Campaign Review) – A Step In The Right Direction

<b>Call of Duty: WW2</b> is a <b>first-person shooter</b> developed by Sledgehammer Games. It has been released on <b>Playstation 4</b>, <b>Xbox One</b> and <b>Microsoft Windows</b>. It is …

Molly’s Game (Film Review) – A Great Directorial Debut For Aaron Sorkin

<b>Molly’s Game</b> is a <b>biographical crime drama</b> written and directed by <b>Aaron Sorkin</b>. The <b>film</b> is based on the memoir <i>Molly’s Game: From Hollywood’s Elite to</i> …

The Greatest Showman (Film Review) – Fluffy, Surface-Level Fun

<b>The Greatest Showman</b> is a <b>musical</b> directed by <b>Michael Gracey</b> and written by Jenny Bicks and Bill Condon. The <b>film</b> stars <b>Zendaya</b>, <b>Rebecca Ferguson</b>, <b>Michelle</b> …

Star Wars: The Last Jedi (Film Review) – Unique, Special, Outstanding

<b>Star Wars: The Last Jedi</b> is a <b>space opera</b> <b>film</b> written and directed by <b>Rian Johnson</b>. It is the sequel to <b>Star Wars: The Force Awakens</b>. It is also the …

Stronger (Film Review) – A Moving Performance By Jake Gyllenhaal

<b>Stronger</b> is a biographical <b>drama</b> directed by <b>David Gordon Green</b>. The <b>film</b> stars <b>Clancy Brown</b>, <b>Miranda Richardson</b>, <b>Tatiana Maslany</b> and <b>Jake Gyllenhaal</b>. …

Battle of the Sexes (Film Review) – Emma Stone’s Best Performance Yet

<b>Battle of the Sexes</b> is a biographical <b>sports</b> <b>film</b> directed by Jonathan Dayton and Valerie Faris. The film stars <b>Austin Stowell</b>, <b>Elisabeth Shue</b>, <b>Bill</b> …

Film Festivals

Justice League (Film Review) – An Abomination

<b>Justice League</b> is a <b>superhero</b> <b>film</b> directed by <b>Zack Snyder</b> (yeah, sure it was) and it is the fifth instalment in the <b>DC Expanded Universe</b> (DCEU). The …

Justice League

Call Me By Your Name (Film Review) – Good Film, Great Performances

<b>Call Me By Your Name</b> is a <b>coming-of-age</b> <b>film</b> directed by <b>Luca Guadagnino</b> and it is the third and final instalment in Guadagnino’s ‘Desire’ trilogy. The …

Timothée Chalamet

Stranger Things Season 2 (Television Review) – Better Than Season 1

Undoubtedly, one of the most anticipated <b>television</b> shows of 2017 has been <b>Season 2</b> of <b>Stranger Things</b>. The first season was a cultural phenomenon and, …

TV

Thor: Ragnarok (Film Review) – Another Fun MCU Film

<b>Thor: Ragnarok</b> is a <b>superhero</b> <b>film</b> directed by <b>Taika Waititi</b> and it is the seventeenth film in the <b>Marvel Cinematic Universe</b> (MCU). It is the third …

Marvel Universe