Category Archive: Movie Reviews

Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker Review

The J.J. Abrams Star Wars trilogy ends in very much the same way it started: narratively jumbled, referencing the original trilogy a bit too much, with an over the top if a slightly… Continue reading

Detective Pikachu (film review)

Before diving too deep into the review, a little background on my Pokémon experience. For me, Pokémon was very much a thing I associated with the late 90s and early 2000s. My familiarity… Continue reading

Star Trek: The Motion Picture Review

Star Trek: The Original Series is my favourite iteration of Star Trek and some years ago I ranked the movies starring its cast on this very blog. I left The Motion Picture out… Continue reading

Which is the best Thing movie?

So, I recently had a chance to finally watch the 2011 prequel to John Carpenter’s The Thing, which I reviewed on this blog several years ago. I was already familiar with the 1951… Continue reading

Venom Movie Review

Venom is Sony’s latest and greatest foray into the increasingly over-bloated superhero film market. Those of you with more than a tertiary familiarity with Marvel Comics know that Venom was originally a Spider-Man… Continue reading

The Predator (movie review)

The Predator is, confusingly, the fourth or sixth film of the Predator film-series. Though not containing any too obvious connections, the film appears to be a direct follow-up to the original 1987 film… Continue reading

The “new” Tomb Raider (Movie Review)

Okay, I finally got around to watching the new Tomb Raider film adaption from Warner Bros. I sadly missed my opportunity to see the film in theatres and had to wait for the… Continue reading

Rampage Review

Unfortunately I missed my chance to see the new Tomb Raider movie but luckily I didn’t miss my chance to catch the latest Video-Game Film starring Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson. For those unaware,… Continue reading

Star Wars: The Last Jedi Review

The Last Jedi follows three plotlines. Rey, having discovered Luke Skywalker at the end of the previous film is trying desperately to learn the ways of the force from him – but is… Continue reading

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