Saturday, 13 May 2017

Alien: Covenant - Review

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If you're looking for another typical 'Alien slowly picking the crew off in a spaceship' type thrill ride you'll likely be disappointed with Alien Covenant, quite possibly the first film in the series to suffer from having the heavily influential and idea inducing 'Alien' in the title. This suffering however is specific to the audience seeking to have much of the old reprised and recycled anew, Covenant's direction is incredibly more thought provoking, horrific and tense in a vastly different way to the original Alien films.

Saturday, 6 May 2017

Dragon Ball Then and Now: 5 Reasons You Should Watch It Again


(Dragon Ball Z, 1996, Daisuke Nishio. Image found at: http://zooomhdwalls.blogspot.co.uk/2013/07/dragonball-z-super-saiyan-goku.html)

Dragon Ball has always, at least to me, been something that I've always appreciated, most likely with a sprinkling of the nostalgia filter these days but I'm sure I'm not alone on that. Whether you used to be a fan, have always been or like my self have always low-key enjoyed seeing it still around here are 5 reasons that you should revisit the series that still has something to offer you after all these years.

Friday, 5 May 2017

Free Fire: Review


(Free Fire, Ben Wheatley, 2017. Image found at: Indiewire.com)

When you bring a gun to a knife fight people get hurt, when you bring the wrong guns to a very important arms deal people get killed. Free Fire is one and a half hours of an entire arms deal that should really be pretty simple, but the ragtag collisions of misfits and misfires accumulates to something much much more than that.