Review: Malcolm & Marie

Director: Sam Levinson Stars: Zendaya, John David Washington None of us want it, but pandemic cinema is coming to get us. It's already started of course (see Shudder's inventive and trim little Zoom horror Host), but are we fully prepared for the onslaught of clumsy offerings Hollywood and the streaming giants have in store? Malcolm … Continue reading Review: Malcolm & Marie

Review: Spider-Man – Far From Home

Director: Jon Watts Stars: Tom Holland, Jake Gyllenhaal, Zendaya Let's talk for a little bit about eyewear. In the DC universe, spectacles serve a very powerful function, and one might argue that without them Superman would be nothing. They are - incredulously - the key to his disguise. Without his specs, he would not be … Continue reading Review: Spider-Man – Far From Home

Review: The Greatest Showman

Director: Michael Gracey Stars: Hugh Jackman, Zac Efron, Michelle Williams If you're going to make a musical about P.T. Barnum, the mid-19th century's 'greatest showman' and incorrigible humbug merchant, you'd better be prepared to go all out. Modern musicals are curious beasts. Take the feted La La Land from Damien Chazelle, for instance. While the sentiment … Continue reading Review: The Greatest Showman