Movie Review: Bad Times at the El Royale (2018)

Royale posterSeems like a nice place to stay…

Stars: Jeff Bridges, Cynthia Erivo, Dakota Johnson, Jon Hamm, Chris Hemsworth
Drew Goddard

Synopsis: A group of stranger’s cross paths at a hotel called the El Royale. Over the course of one night, they will each impact the lives of the others all while reflecting on their pasts and looking for redemption fir the future. Continue reading Movie Review: Bad Times at the El Royale (2018)


Movie Review: Greta (2019)

Greta posterIf you ever see a random purse on the subway….don’t pick it up!

Stars: Isabelle Huppert, Chloë Grace Moretz, Maika Monroe
Neil Jordan

Synopsis: After finding a purse on the subway, Frances (Chloe Grace Moretz) decides to do the right thing and return it to the owner Greta (Isabelle Huppert). The two bond over recent deaths in their lives and form a friendship…until Frances discovers the cupboard full of purses all with names on them, including her. It seems that Greta has been intentionally leaving them on the subway in the hopes of luring innocent people to her house, into her life, and never letting them leave. Continue reading Movie Review: Greta (2019)

Movie Review: Assassination Nation (2018)

Assassination posterThe internet is a powerful tool

Stars: Odessa Young, Abra, Suki Waterhouse, Hari Nef
Sam Levinson

Synopsis: When a hacker starts leaking everyone’s secrets in the town of Salem, four high school girls somehow find themselves at the centre of the towns rage trying to stay alive and convince a mob on the brink of rioting that they are innocent. Continue reading Movie Review: Assassination Nation (2018)

Movie Review: Cam (2018)

Cam posterThe scariest part? Someone out there could probably make this happen.

Stars: Madeline Brewer, Patch Darragh, Melora Walters
Daniel Goldhaber

Synopsis: Online cam girl Lola, aka Alice, is striving to get into the top listed girls online. When all appears to be going in her favour and the rank is on the up, her account becomes locked and seemingly taken over by someone who looks exactly like her and is on a course to steal her entire identity. Continue reading Movie Review: Cam (2018)

Movie Review: Bird Box (2018)

bird box posterAnd the award for best children’s names goes to this film

Stars: Sandra Bullock, Trevante Rhodes, John Malkovich 
Susanne Bier

Synopsis: An unseen entity attacks the human race causing the majority of people to imagine such horrors that they are driven to suicide. 5 years after the initial attack, a young mother and her two children must find a way, while blindfolded, to a rumoured safe zone all the while being hunted by the unseen beings and other immune humans who want to force them to remove the blindfolds and see. Continue reading Movie Review: Bird Box (2018)

Movie Review: Close (2019)

closeBadass ladies kicking the butts of bad asshole guys.

Stars: Noomi Rapace, Sophie Nélisse, Indira Varma
Vicky Jewson

Synopsis: A counter-Terrorism export takes on a bodyguard job that requires a female to help protect a rich young heiress, Zoe, after the recent death of her father. Zoe (Sophie Nélisse), used to getting her own way and being able to do whatever she wants, and Sam (Noomi Capase), used to a much different kind of job, both have to rise above their dislikes and differences when violent kidnappers come for Zoe and they have to go on the run together in order to save their own lives and figure out who hired the kidnappers. Continue reading Movie Review: Close (2019)

Movie Review: Velvet Buzzsaw (2019)

buzzsawFamous art piece or not, I will never stick my hand into any sort of random hole and this movie shows my very sensible reason why.

Stars: Jake Gyllenhaal, Rene Russo, Zawe Ashton, Toni Collette, Natalia Dyer, John Malkovich
Dan Gilroy

Synopsis: In the competitive land or art and art critics, a woman working within a top studio discovers a large number of paintings by an unknown artist in her building. Anyone who lays eyes on them is instantly drawn in and suddenly they are the talk of the town and everyone must have one. Popularity soars until people start mysteriously dying and it becomes apparent that the paintings may not be just oil and canvas after all. Continue reading Movie Review: Velvet Buzzsaw (2019)