THE PRINCESS DIARIES (2001) RETRO REVIEW.

Introduction. The Princess Diaries is a 2001 American teen romantic comedy film directed by Gary Marshall. Based on a novel by Meg Cabot bearing the same name, it centres on Mia Thermopolis (Anne Hathaway), a young San Francisco girl who discovers and has to come to terms with the fact that she is a princess... Continue Reading →

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AIR FORCE ONE (1997) RETRO REVIEW.

Introduction. Air Force One is a 1997 American political action-thriller that was co-produced and directed by Wolfgang Petersen. It follows the strife of President James Marshall (Harrison Ford) and his government in trying to secure the safety of innocent civilians aboard the famous presidential plane which has been taken over by a group of dangerous... Continue Reading →

INCREDIBLES 2 MOVIE REVIEW.

Introduction. Incredibles 2 is a 2018 American animation superhero film written and directed by Brad Bird. It’s a sequel to 2004’s Incredibles and features the Parr family in Bob/Mr. Incredible (Craig T. Nelson), Helen /Elasti-girl), Violet (Sarah Vowell) and Dash (Huck Milner). It highlights their exploits and struggles in a world where the activities of... Continue Reading →

HEREDITARY (2018) MOVIE REVIEW.

Introduction. Hereditary is a 2018 supernatural horror motion-picture written and directed by Ari Arister. It centres on the troubled lives of the Graham family in Annie (Toni Collette), Charlie (Milly Shapiro), Peter (Alex Wolff) and Steve (Gabriel Bryne) who have to deal with a life-threatening paranormal haunting. Character performances. a.) Charlie Graham. It’s safe to... Continue Reading →

POLTERGEIST (1982) RETRO REVIEW.

Introduction. Poltergeist is a 1982 American supernatural horror flick directed by Tobe Hooper with the writing and producing credits going to Steven Spielberg. The story centers on the Freeling family and their struggles in dealing with a mystical threat that has taken over their dwelling and abducted one of their own in Carol Anne. Character... Continue Reading →

OCEAN’S 8 REVIEW.

Introduction. Ocean’s 8 is an American heist motion-picture directed by Gary Ross and is a spin-off from the original Ocean’s trilogy. It features an ex-convict in Debbie Ocean (Sandra Bullock) who alongside Lou (Cate Blanchett) and her recruits, plan to execute a theft operation at the Met Gala. Character performances. a.) Debbie Ocean. She is... Continue Reading →

JURASSIC WORLD; FALLEN KINGDOM REVIEW.

Introduction; Jurassic World; Fallen Kingdom is a 2018 American science-fiction adventure movie and is a sequel to 2015’s Jurassic World. Directed by J.A Bayona, it centers on Owen Grady (Chris Pratt) and Claire (Bryce-Dallas Howard) who alongside some liaisons, take it upon themselves to save several dinosaur species in the island of Isla Nublar from... Continue Reading →

FREAKY FRIDAY (2003) RETRO REVIEW.

Freaky Friday is a 2003 American fantasy comedy film directed by Mark Waters; best known for commandeering ‘Mean Girls’, ‘Just like Heaven’ as well as the second installment of ‘Bad Santa’. Based on a novel by Mary Rodgers, the story pivots on a young teenager in Anna (Lindsay Lohan) and her mother Tess (Jamie Lee... Continue Reading →

MAX STEEL (2016) REVIEW.

Max Steel is a 2016 American superhero science-fiction-action movie directed by Stewart Hendler. Based on a Mattel action-figure line by the same name, it basically centres on Max Mcgrath (Ben Winchell), a young teenager and his exploits alongside an alien creature called Steel (Josh Brener) who combine to form the multi-powered superhero Max Steel. Before... Continue Reading →

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