Jack and Jill (2011) (Trash Talk)

Adam Sandler is cinematic poison. His films linger in the watering hole of comedy, and his insipidly infectious style has spawned an unnerving amount of disposable comedies; the kind of film only a knuckle dragging troglodyte could laugh at. ‘Jack and Jill’, one of Adam Sandler’s most recent stumbles into ‘comedy’, is a tale of... Continue Reading →

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High Fidelity (2000) (Throwback Thoughts)

“What came first, the music or the misery?” Generally speaking, rom-coms are awful. These cinematic spawn of Satan are pumped out with monotonous narratives, forgettable characters and stand as masterclasses in how not to make films. Despite their deceptive name, these films are traditionally not romantic, or even slightly amusing. This opinion was relatively forged... Continue Reading →

Dave Made a Maze (2017)

“Put some music over this, it’ll be a montage, it’ll be awesome.” In films of almost every genre, mazes and labyrinths are pretty commonplace. Whether that be in the fantastical fabrications of Pan’s Labyrinth, the thrilling delusions of The Shining, or the endless sewers of The Third Man. So, with mazes being a seemingly stable aspect of the... Continue Reading →

It (2017)

A duo of Director, Andy Muschietti, and antagonist actor, Bill Skarsgård, accurately adapt a fusion of terror from both King's novel and Wallace's Mini-Series. When I was a kid, there were a few TV shows and movies, which really knew how to jump right into a child's fear centre and shout "Boo!" The 'Goosebumps' classic, 'Night... Continue Reading →

It (TV Mini-Series – 1990)

With the long awaited theatrical edition of everyone's favourite killer clown, being just around the corner, it's time to take a trip back into the sewers of Derry, to revisit the infamous 1990 Mini-Series. When I was a kid, I wasn't afraid of clowns. Why would you be afraid of something that brings children joy,... Continue Reading →

Spider-Man: Homecoming (2017)

Sony spins Spider-Man's latest saga, and managed to swing past the webbed weaknesses, which held back their previous attempts at Spidey's origins. Here we are, again. Sony messed up somewhere during the spinning of Andrew Garfield's edition of Spider-Man's webbed world, and they've had to spray the entire project with a can of Raid, and start... Continue Reading →

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