Opening with an action sequence set to the pulsating beats of Led Zeppelin’s “The Immigrant Song”, Thor: Ragnarok lays down its marker from the off. As Chris Hemsworth’s heroic God of Thunder tears through hordes of monsters, simultaneously wryly mocking his opponents, we intercut with some straight up comedy on Asgard from Karl Urban’s Skurge,…
“The truth will set you free.”
“Oh hey. You’re up!”
“The creatures in the story are toys. They’re toys, but the woods are real.” *** The increasingly chameleonic Domhnall Gleeson shines in the solidly made story behind the creation of beloved children’s book character Winnie the Pooh. Looming shadows of war and post-traumatic stress disorder flatter to deceive in lending weight to what is, in…
Above all else, Blade Runner 2049 is a BEAUTIFUL film. Extraordinarily gorgeous, it’s as pretty as cinema gets.
No doubt about it, Kingsman (2014) was a crackers movie. Spectacularly entertaining and equally bonkers. Yet it did, at least take a steady incline up to the heady heights of its peak madness, offering a fair share of initial grounding before letting loose with the infamous church massacre and exploding heads galore. With the groundwork already…
Well. Where to start with this one?
With character archetypes plucked right out of the likes of Stand By Me and The Goonies, deftly blended with action-packed horror, It is a pitch perfect ’80s throwback.
1880, Victorian London. Infamous killer Jack the Ripper is on the cusp of his murderous spree through the gothic, shadowy suburbs of the industrialised city. But not before another spills blood on the streets before him; the mass murdering Limehouse Golem.
“You’ve got a speck of blood on your… everywhere.”
“Welcome to Alpha, the city of a thousand planets, where for hundreds of years every species has shared their knowledge and their intelligence with each other. It’s paradise.”
At a time when racism in football is still rife, Forever Pure shines a light on an issue that plagues the sport in Israel, and in doing so stands as a worthy voice in the fight against hate.