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 →

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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 →

EXCALIBUR (1981) RETRO REVIEW.

Excalibur is a 1981 American fantasy epic movie. Directed by John Boorman, it is set in a medieval world and is based on the well-known mythology of the legendary King Arthur, played by Nigel Terry, and the Knights of the Round Table. The movie highlights Arthur’s origin, his transition to the helm in the land... Continue Reading →

PANIC ROOM (2002) RETRO REVIEW.

Panic Room is a 2002 American motion-picture directed by David Fincher; best known for ‘Gone Girl’, ‘The Curious Case of Benjamin Button’ and ‘The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo’. It is basically about an epic struggle that Meg (Jodie Foster) and her daughter Sarah (Kristen Stewart) go through in order to keep themselves safe from... Continue Reading →

THE TERMINATOR (1984) RETRO REVIEW.

The Terminator is a 1984 American science fiction action movie directed by James Cameron; best known for Hollywood blockbusters that include, among others, Aliens, True Lies and Titanic. It centres on Sarah Connor (Linda Hamilton), a Los Angeles native who alongside her liaison in Kyle Reese (Michael Biehn) aim to quell an imminent futuristic danger... Continue Reading →

SOLO; A STAR WARS STORY

Solo; A Star Wars Story is a 2018 American science-fiction adventure film directed by Ron Howard, produced by LucasFilm and distributed by Walt Disney Motion Pictures.  It is set before the happenings of 1977’s Star Wars Episode IV; A New Hope and pivots on Han Solo (Alden Ehrenreich); a driver cum pilot who goes on... Continue Reading →

GONE IN 60 SECONDS (2000) RETRO REVIEW.

Gone in 60 Seconds is a 2000 American action heist movie directed by Dominic Sena and produced by Jerry Bruckheimer. It is a revamp of sorts of a 1974 film directed by H.B Halicki and centers on the incredible task that Randal “Memphis” Raines alongside his team of car thieves have of stealing 50 cars... Continue Reading →

HOME ALONE (1990) RETRO REVIEW.

  Home Alone is a 1990 American comedy movie directed by Chris Columbus with the writing and production credits going to John Hughes. It centres on Kevin McCallister (Macaulay Culkin), an errant and demeaned young boy who is unfortunately left behind by his family when they go for an overseas vacation and thus, upon the... Continue Reading →

DEADPOOL 2

Deadpool 2 is a 2018 superhero movie starring Ryan Reynolds as Wade Wilson and is a sequel to 2016’s Deadpool. Directed by David Leitch, it picks up where its predecessor left off and hinges on Wade taking it upon himself to form a team of individuals with special abilities. He does this in order to... Continue Reading →

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