Myths and Monsters: The Films of Guillermo del Toro

For Guillermo del Toro, it was what lay beneath the bed, behind the curtain, or in the darkness that made him tick as a child and that inspires him creatively as a writer and director today. As a self-confessed lover of the macabre, del Toro surrounds himself with art, imagery, sculptures and collections of all that…

Goonies Never Say Die: The Enduring Love For The Goonies

The Goonies is over 30 years old, and yet still as cherished by its fans as much now as it was way back when. Released in 1985, from the minds of Chris Columbus (Home Alone), Steven Spielberg (Raiders of the Lost Ark) and director Richard Donner (Superman), the tale of friendship, adventure and coming of age had it…

Tomb Raider Review

In the 2013 game that lends itself to this latest adaptation of Tomb Raider, Lara Croft embarks on a courageous journey of self-discovery and endurance on the mysterious ancient island of Yamatai, a rich and memorable learning ground for the burgeoning heroine. Yamatai gets its film debut here, but like many of the aspects which the…

Ocean’s 8 Review

The Ocean’s franchise is belatedly back from the brink with a new director and a whole new, all-female cast. And with the benefit of being 11 years removed from the most recent previous entry, it’s a welcome return for the glitzy, caper-filled series.

The Shape of Water Review

The Shape of Water is an impossibly beautiful exploration of love, friendship and humanity; part drama, part heist movie, part thriller, all fantasy, expertly crafted in the way that only director Guillermo del Toro can.