All posts tagged critic

It’s sink or swim, and prehistoric shark film, The Meg, swims!

Killer shark films are so common these days that their overall quality has drastically declined. A genre that was popularised by Steven Spielberg with Jaws, a masterpiece, is now one […]

Deadpool 2: Exciting and Aimless

To say that 2016’s Deadpool was a surprise success is an understatement. A first-time director, development hell, years of attempted executive meddling, a lead actor who had never been in […]

It Was The Artist, Not The Album: Kendrick Lamar’s Pulitzer Prize

The Pulitzer prize is arguably one of the greatest honours a writer can possibly receive. During this year’s ceremony on Monday, something unbelievable happened – the music category award, usually […]

Why Bojack Horseman will save us all

There’s a certain kind of conversation you will have in your undergraduate years if you are doing a Humanities degree. You will be at the pub, or at a party, […]

Millennial 2.0? 

So as far as I know, I’m a Millennial. I come under the age bracket which ranges, roughly, from those born in mid-eighties, to just before the millennium and apparently, […]

The Mummy Review – The ‘Dark Universe’ Needs a Few Bandages to Bring Itself Back to Life after this Lukewarm, yet Innocently Fun, Start

If there is one trend that has really surged into the blood stream of the film industry, it’s the so-called ‘Cinematic Universe’. Marvel, DC, Fox, they’ve all jumped aboard the […]

Pirates of the Caribbean 5 Review – Ahoy, Another Instalment, Treading Tame and Familiar Waters, but with new Crewmates to Keep the Franchise Afloat

With the Pirates of the Caribbean franchise, I appear to have a love/hate relationship. The first film, subtitled The Curse of the Black Pearl was a huge success, commercially and […]

Split Review – Shyamalan’s Back and Has Developed a New, Meaner Personality

The Sixth Sense.                             Unbreakable.                         […]