Review: Raya and the Last Dragon (2021)

Disney have been trying to spread a wider net in terms of cultural inspiration for their films of late, and so far they’re one and one for their efforts. The Polynesian-inspired Moana? One for the ages. T...

Review: WandaVision (2021)

While the Marvel Cinematic Universe is a cultural behemoth, the more interesting stuff tends to happen off to the sides, away from the big universe-shaking titanic tussles. With the launch of Disney+, whi...

Review: The Mandalorian Season 2 (2020)

I was fairly disappointed in the first season of The Mandalorian, largely due to its lack of ambition and reliance on fan service. The thing is, if you’re going to go back to the well for another bucket of hel...

Review: The New Mutants (2020)

After her village is wiped out by what appears to be a savage storm, young Cheyenne Dani Moonstar (Blu Hunt) awakens in a school/ hospital/ prison for young mutants run by Dr. Cecilia Reyes (Alice Braga). D...
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REVIEW: THE JUNGLE BOOK

Directed by Jon FavreauStarring Neel Sethi, Bill Murray, Ben Kingsley, Idris Elba, Christopher Walken, Scarlett Johansson The latest in Disney's program to reboot their beloved animated properties as live ...
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REVIEW: ZOOTOPIA Concrete Jungle

Directed by Byron Howard and Rich MooreStarring Ginnifer Goodwin, Jason Bateman, Idris Elba, JK Simmons, Tommy Chong, ShakiraWe are big on world building these days.Back in the day no explanation was needed as ...
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REVIEW: TOMORROWLAND Future Imperfect

Directed by Brad BirdStarring George Clooney, Britt Robertson, Hugh LaurieDirector Brad Bird’s rather troubling Objectivist leanings collide with co-writer Damon Lindelof’s ”mystery box” posturing in this unfor...