REVIEW: Murder on the Orient Express (2017)

There are two key issues with adapting Agatha Christie’s work, Murder on the Orient Express, for the big screen. The first being the obvious fact that her stories have been adapted to no end in a variety of mediums. Everyone has their Poirot and will likely be averse towards updated portrayals of the character. From …

REVIEW: Thor: Ragnarok

Thor has not had the same level of quality in his solo outings as his fellow Avengers within the Marvel Cinematic Universe. Despite becoming the third MCU character to cap off a trilogy, no Thor movie has been able to achieve the brilliance of the original Iron Man or Captain America: The Winter Solider. However, …

George Romero’s Passing Broke My Heart

I can still clearly remember two years ago, sitting in my room at university and hearing about the death of the immortal Wes Craven. As the tears streamed down my face and I readied myself for a Nightmare on Elm Street marathon, the reality that one of horror’s all-time greatest heroes had left us began to …

Andy Serkis Deserves Oscar Recognition

As War for the Planet of the Apes hits theaters this weekend, the annual debate as to whether or not Andy Serkis should be up for an Oscar again rears its familiar head. Having anointed himself the undisputed king of what was formerly known as “motion capture” (a term which has been expanded to performance capture …

REVIEW: War for the Planet of the Apes

If there was ever a franchise that embodied being better than it has any right to be, it would be the rebooted Planet of the Apes trilogy. Coming off Tim Burton’s disappointing 2001 remake, it would take a ten-year wait for Rise of the Planet of the Apes to revive the hallowed sci-fi series. Rupert Wyatt’s film detailing the …