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Fast & Furious: Hobbs and Shaw Review

The Fast & Furious franchise is, quite frankly, ridiculous. Only in this series can a group of street racers go from stealing from the back of vans to hijacking a nuclear submarine over the course of eight movies. Basically what I’m saying is, the Fast series is all about the spectacle, no matter how absurd.…

John Wick: Chapter 3 – Parabellum Review

It is difficult to make a film that appeals to auteurs and casual movie-goers alike, big franchises occasionally court the artistic crowd, and the more niche films will make a play for the mainstream crowd. The first John Wick was such a film, with its blend of audience-drawing violence, and well-worn revenge narrative, and using…

Alita: Battle Angel Review

A while ago, on this very site, I published an opinion piece on James Cameron’s promotion of this film, within that, I was highly critical of the way in which he promoted the film, choosing to promote its visual effects over its story, while that’s a point I stand by, every film should hold up…

The Equalizer 2 Review

The first Equalizer was a bit of a pleasant surprise. A stylish, well-presented pleasant surprise at that. Reuniting Denzel Washington with Training Day director, Antoine Fuqua it was a stylish take on the well-used vigilante revenge thriller, it was a good example of using a generic premise and giving it a twist to make it…