Category Archive: Movie Reviews

Murder on the Orient Express (2017) Review

Kenneth Branagh brings us a new, updated take on a beloved Agatha Christie murder mystery classic. I’ve quite enjoyed both of the two previous major adaptions, the 1974 theatrical film starring Albert Finney… Continue reading

Justice League Review

Justice League finally brings together DC’s finest super heroes in an epic battle to stop a dude with a goofy helmet from destroying the world. Returning from the slug-fest at the end of… Continue reading

The Unknown Soldier (2017) Review

Preface: As Finland celebrates its 100th year of independence, director Aku Louhimies brings us his cinematic interpretation of Väinö Linna’s epic war novel The Unknown Soldier (Tuntematon Sotilas). The interpretation of Louhimies is… Continue reading

Resident Evil: The Final Chapter review

FOREWORD: People who have been following me know that I am long-time fan of the Resident Evil film and game series. A while back I talked about my concerns about the direction of… Continue reading

Assassin’s Creed Movie Review

Assassin’s Creed is a film based on the highly popular Ubisoft game series. Rather than based on any single entry of the game series, the films supposedly is set in the games’ continuity… Continue reading

Suicide Squad Review

Suicide Squad is the fun and fancy free feature of the current string of DC movies. In other words, the film was meant as a kind of care-free fan service project while the… Continue reading

The Trekkiest New Star Trek (Star Trek Beyond review)

Star Trek Beyond is the third film in the current on-going pseudo-reboot of the Star Trek film series and sees the crew of the Enterprise deal with yet another unknown threat to the… Continue reading

For the Horde! (Warcraft Movie Review)

Warcraft (released as Warcraft: The Beginning in Europe) is this year’s third big video-game movie and the second I got to see in my local theatres. This is only the second time that… Continue reading

Out of the Shadows Review (TMNT 2)

Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles: Out of the Shadows is the sequel to the new movie rendition of everyone’s favourite pizza-loving ninja reptiles. The sequel pits the Turtles against Shredder, Baxter Stockman, Bebop and… Continue reading

The Angry Birds Movie review

Angry Birds joins a very short list of movie adaptions based on video-games from my home country, a list that so far only includes Max Payne. Well, the first thing I can say… Continue reading

Clash of the Heroes

Batman v. Superman: Dawn of Justice is DC Comics’ attempt to finally have an epic big screen cross-over between three (possibly more) of its most iconic IPs. The film pits the wary Dark… Continue reading

The Fox and the Bunny are on the case

Zootopia (released as “Zootropolis” over here) is Disney’s newest movie. Set in a city where anthropomorphisized animals live in specially made districts mimicking the habitats of their real life counterparts, the movie follows… Continue reading

The Sight – A forgotten Paul W.S. Anderson film

The Sight was made in the year 2000 with the collaboration of Fox Entertainment and the British Sky network. It’s a TV movie directed by none other than Paul W.S. Anderson, the director… Continue reading

“Move, ball!” (Star Wars: The Force Awakens Review)

Star Wars Episode VII: The Force Awakens is the newest entry in the Star Wars series of films. The film sets itself in the future of Return of the Jedi, follows up on what… Continue reading

Drill to the skull! Boom!!

Daniel Craig returns for the fourth and possibly the final time as British Secret Agent James Bond in Spectre. There’s a lot of familiar elements from Craig’s previous Bond-endeavours but the first thing… Continue reading

The Baldy Returns

Hit-Man: Agent 47 is the second movie endeavour for the Hit-Man video-game franchise. This film starts fresh and doesn’t share continuity with the 2007 Xavier Gens movie starring the bald and bold Agent… Continue reading