James Wan, who brought horror fans films like ‘The Conjuring’, now gives us ‘Lights Out’. Expectations were high, and expectations were not met. ‘Lights Out’ follows moody adult (?) Rebecca, who takes in her younger brother after he’s shown to be chronically sleep-deprived. It’s then that her childhood fears come back to haunt her, with… Continue reading Lights Out: Halloween Snapshot
A man being hounded by debt collector decides to break into his wealthy employer’s house. It’s meant to be a simple B&E, grab some goods and get out. But he gets more than he bargains for when he realises he’s not the only intruder in the house. ‘The Collector’ is the typical slasher, torture-porn film.… Continue reading The Collector: Halloween Snapshot
A ambitious banker denies a loan extension to an ageing woman, to prove to her boss she can make the ‘tough decisions’. Like most horror films, pissing off the creepy old lady doesn’t work out for the best. The woman curses the banker, and a spirit called a Lamia will eventually drag her soul to… Continue reading Drag Me To Hell: Halloween Snapshot
Get yourself a rosary and some holy water, our favourite ghost busting, demon destroying couple is back in ‘The Conjuring 2’. The film is focused on the Enfield cases, on the most infamous cases of a Poltergeist haunting, that occurred between 1977 and 1979. The family consisted of a single mother, and her four children, who… Continue reading Get the Holy Water it’s ‘The Conjuring 2’ : Freaky Fridays
Straight off the hype of Captain America Civil War, audiences are directed to this new segment of the X Men series. X Men Apocalypse, when compared to the other X Men films is definitely a front runner, but still falls short of Marvels standard. The opening scenes take us to Ancient Egypt, where a mutant… Continue reading X Men Apocalypse….Maybe?
A friend I hadn’t seen for a while had won premiere tickets to the I-Max screening of ‘Batman vs. Superman: Dawn of Justice’. I’ve never been a big DC fan, but figured, what the heck – I might as well go. We got a snazzy picture snapped, a goodies bag and then headed into the… Continue reading Batman vs. Superman: Dawn of Disappointment
I’m in my movie seat full of anticipation. I have my coke on the left and a box of popcorn strategically cradled in my right arm. I am so so ready for the film which has seemed to be marketed as the romantic masterpiece of the year. The academy award nominations had me fooled, the… Continue reading ‘Brooklyn’: One big step back for Female characters