Movie Review: The Girl on the Train (2016)

Girl on Train poster Who knew commuting on a train every day could lead to so much excitement

Stars: Emily Blunt, Haley Bennett, Rebecca Ferguson, Justin Theroux, Luke Evans
Tate Taylor

Synopsis: Rachel (Emily Blunt) is an alcoholic who is still struggling from the breakdown of her marriage. Every day she catches the train too and from New York City all the while drinking to drown her sorrows and observing the lives of two households along the route. On one such occasion she randomly leaves the train and then wakes up in her apartment, covered in blood and with no memory of the previous day until a missing person report on the news has her questioning her involvement and determined to figure out the truth of what happened. Continue reading Movie Review: The Girl on the Train (2016)

Movie Review: The Meg (2018)

Meg poster Exploring an unknown area of the deepest part of the ocean….what could possibly go wrong?

Stars: Jason Statham, Bingbing Li, Rainn Wilson
Jon Turteltaub

Synopsis: A group of scientists investigating the depths of Mariana trench discover a world of animals and plants long thought to be extinct. In their eagerness to explore and learn, they accidentally find and let loose from its previous confines, the largest marine predator to ever exist, the Megalodon Shark. Continue reading Movie Review: The Meg (2018)

Movie Review: Ma (2019)

Ma poster Dammit, don’t these kids know about stranger danger??

Stars: Octavia Spencer, Diana Silvers, Juliette Lewis 
Tate Taylor

Synopsis: A group of high schoolers befriend a local woman named Sue Ann (Octavia Spencer) who helped buy them alcohol and end up turning her basement into the ultimate underage party location. Soon enough, the newly nickname Ma wants the kids to come and party every night instead of just the weekends and they realise that maybe she’s not as cool as they first thought and there might be some much more sinister motives behind her actions. Continue reading Movie Review: Ma (2019)

Movie Review: The Perfection (2019)

Perfection poster The final scene of this movie is one of the creepiest things I’ve ever seen

Stars: Allison Williams, Logan Browning, Alaina Huffman, Steven Weber 
Richard Shepard

Synopsis: After the death of her mother, former child music prodigy Charlotte (Allison Williams) reaches out to her old school and mentor to aim to get back to the life she left behind when her mother got sick. While there, she befriends the new star pupil of the school, Elizabeth (Logan Browning) and while everything seems so innocent and fine at first, the two of them find themselves headed down a sinister path with some truly shocking results. Continue reading Movie Review: The Perfection (2019)

Movie Review: John Wick: Chapter 3 – Parabellum (2019)

John Wick 3 poster If you want peace, prepare for war.

Stars: Keanu Reeves, Halle Berry, Ian McShane 
Chad Stahelski

Be sure to check out the previous reviews first:

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Synopsis: John Wick (Keanu Reeves) is excommunicado. There is a $14mil bounty on his head and no one is allowed to help him, he’s completely on his own. Wick, however, has other plans and reluctantly calls in some very old favours to help with his continued battle for freedom. Continue reading Movie Review: John Wick: Chapter 3 – Parabellum (2019)

Movie Review: John Wick: Chapter 2 (2017)

John Wick 2 poster I can assure you that the stories you hear about John Wick, if nothing else, have been watered down.

Stars: Keanu Reeves, Riccardo Scamarcio, Ian McShane
Chad Stahelski

Be sure to check out review #1 first:
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The revenge sorted, and car retrieved, John Wick (Keanu Reeves) is ready to settle back into retired life. Unfortunately, other people aren’t prepared to let him do whatever he wants and that dabble back in the industry is enough for them to demand he stays in and repays a favour from long ago. Unable to find a way out of this, Wick reluctantly takes the job and the knowledge that the work may well be who he is and retirement was only a fleeting and unrealistic dream. Continue reading Movie Review: John Wick: Chapter 2 (2017)

Movie Review: John Wick (2014)

John Wick poster He was the one you sent to kill the f***ing Boogeyman.

Stars: Keanu Reeves, Michael Nyqvist, Alfie Allen
Chad Stahelski, David Leitch

Synopsis: John Wick (Keanu Reeves) is a retired hit man who is mourning the very recent death of his wife. When a home invasion takes him by surprise and they take some things very precious to him, he decides that maybe a quick trip out of retirement is in order to get some very deserved revenge. Continue reading Movie Review: John Wick (2014)