Mission Impossible Fallout: the best one yet?

We were first introduced to super spy Ethan Hunt (Tom Cruise) in the first Mission Impossible in 1996 (directed by Brian de Palma), and it represented a bit of a departure for Cruise. His last film credited film before that was Interview with the Vampire (1994) and, with maybe the exception of Top Gun, he’d… Continue reading Mission Impossible Fallout: the best one yet?

The Man from U.N.C.L.E. review: new franchise?

THE MAN FROM U.N.C.L.E., l-r: Henry Cavill, Alicia Vikander, 2015. ph: Daniel Smith/©Warner Bros. Pictures/courtesy Everett Collection

Guy Ritchie is like… so hot right now. At least, it seems so, after his career had hit a little blip right before the Sherlock Holmes films put him back on the map. Then for his next trick he thought he’d turn his hand to the spy genre, specifically resurrecting a nostalgically adored ’60s TV… Continue reading The Man from U.N.C.L.E. review: new franchise?

Man of Steel: he strong, fights Zod, wins!

Don’t think my title is giving anything away is it? We all know Superman is ultimately going to win. Hardly much of a franchise reboot if he dies at the end. In this instance, my title is referring to the latter third of the film, where it all goes a bit Hulk a la Avengers,… Continue reading Man of Steel: he strong, fights Zod, wins!