10 FTW: Movies of 2019

As always, I made quite a few trips to the cinema this year; I saw sixteen movies in the end and, for the first time I can remember, actually had a couple of trips that resulted in less than enjoyable experiences thanks to disappointments like Glass (Shyamalan, 2019), Rambo: Last Blood (Grunberg, 2019), and Terminator: … Continue reading 10 FTW: Movies of 2019

Talking Movies: It: Chapter Two

Released: September 2019 Director: Andy Muschietti Distributor: Warner Brothers Pictures Budget: $60 to 79 million Stars: James McAvoy, Isaiah Mustafa, James Ransone, Jessica Chastain, Bill Hader, Jay Ryan, Andy Bean, and Bill Skarsgård The Plot: Twenty-seven years after facing and defeating Pennywise the Dancing Clown (Skarsgård), the Losers’ Club are called back to Derry to … Continue reading Talking Movies: It: Chapter Two

Talking Movies: It: Chapter One Review

Twenty-seven years after the much-lauded (but equally criticised) miniseries by Tommy Lee Wallace and some thirty years after the publication of Stephen King’s original novel, director Andy Mushietti brings one of King’s most terrifying works (and my personal favourite book ever) to the big screen with the novel’s gruesome imagery and themes largely intact. Unlike … Continue reading Talking Movies: It: Chapter One Review

Talking Movies: The Dark Tower Review

Between 1982 and 2012, notable horror writer Stephen King produced a series of seven novels (and one spin-off) that made up what he referred to as his magnum opus. Over the years, numerous writers and directors have attempted to launch a film series base don King’s Dark Tower books, only to run into various issues … Continue reading Talking Movies: The Dark Tower Review