An Exercise in Under-Performing: Hobbs and Shaw – David Leitch (2019)

Even though it had the potential to really push the boundaries of this franchise and explore new avenues, Hobbs and Shaw is sadly an underwhelming experience. It's two leads do a great job of carrying the plot with great chemistry and a few laugh out loud one liners but even with all their machismo, they're unable to … Continue reading An Exercise in Under-Performing: Hobbs and Shaw – David Leitch (2019)

The Dark Knight – Christopher Nolan (2008)

A masterpiece of action-thriller cinema, The Dark Knight brings a version of Batman that whilst not comic book accurate, exists on its own terms. Delivering a thematically heavy story and coupling it with a simple delivery gives the film a natural fast pace right to the finish. Continuing his grounded, hyper realistic version of the iconic Caped … Continue reading The Dark Knight – Christopher Nolan (2008)

Atomic Blonde – David Leitch (2017)

Strong performances and excellent action sequences save Atomic Blonde from being a mediocre spy thriller. The plot is predictable and the characters one dimensional, but the action is fantastic, the soundtrack thumping and the visuals excessively colourful and stylish. There is a lot to like here for the viewer willing to turn their brain off and watch … Continue reading Atomic Blonde – David Leitch (2017)

John Wick: Chapter 3 – Parabellum – Chad Stahelski

Arguably the best so far John Wick: Chapter 3 - Parabellum is a tension filled, high octane action flick that doesn't miss a single beat Continuing with the only films he has directed to date, Chad Stahelski brings the third instalment in the John Wick franchise. A franchise built on the idea that a group of stunt … Continue reading John Wick: Chapter 3 – Parabellum – Chad Stahelski