Film Review: Star Wars Episode IX: The Rise of Skywalker (2019)

Starring: Daisy Ridley, Mark Hamill, Carrie Fisher, Adam Driver, John Boyega, Oscar Isaac, Anthony Daniels, Lupita Nyong'o, Domhnall Gleeson, Kelly Marie Tran, Naomi Ackie, Ian McDiarmid and Billy Dee Williams Directed by: J.J. Abrams Synopsis: Following the events of The Last Jedi, The Resistance and The First Order come face to face once again for one final battle … Continue reading Film Review: Star Wars Episode IX: The Rise of Skywalker (2019)

Film Review: Close Encounters of the Third Kind (1977)

Starring: Richard Dreyfuss, Melinda Dillon, François Truffaut, Teri Garr and Bob Balaban. Director: Steven Spielberg Synopsis: After a brief encounter with a UFO, the life of family man Roy Deary (Dreyfuss) is turned upside down. Close Encounters has been described as Spielberg's passion project, tracing back to him watching meteor showers with his dad as a … Continue reading Film Review: Close Encounters of the Third Kind (1977)

Film Review: Inception (2010)

Starrring: Leonardo DiCaprio, Joseph Gordon-Levitt, Ellen Page, Ken Watanabe, Cillian Murphy, Marion Cotillard, Tom Hardy and Michael Caine Director: Christopher Nolan Synopsis: To ensure he can return home from an exodus over a crime he didn't commit, Dom Cobb (DiCaprio) must plant one more idea into an unknowing target's subconscious. After delivering one of the … Continue reading Film Review: Inception (2010)

Film Review: John Carpenter’s The Thing (1982)

Starring: Kurt Russell Director: John Carpenter Synopsis: A simple Antarctic expedition turns into a fight for survival when the taking in of an Alaskan Malamute ends up with the twelve teammates discovering something abnormally dangerous. Having never seen The Thing before, I went into watching it with high expectations courtesy of comments I'd heard about it, but … Continue reading Film Review: John Carpenter’s The Thing (1982)

Film Review: A Quiet Place (2018)

Starring: John Krasinski, Emily Blunt Director: John Krasinski After hearing such rave reviews of John Krasinski's new horror film, I walked away from this one massively disappointed. For a film that I'd been led to believe was an innovative and refreshing change of pace from the tired, generic, jump-scare filled format of modern day horror films, … Continue reading Film Review: A Quiet Place (2018)