Sicario 2: Soldado

America has decided to recategorise the Mexican Cartels as terrorist organisations and Sicario 2 quickly morphs from the war on drugs to the war on terror. Matt Graver (Josh Brolin) is given free rein to start a conflict between the cartels and uses his asset Alejandro (Benicio Del Toro) to help him. I rated Sicario … Continue reading Sicario 2: Soldado

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Ocean’s 8

Debbie Ocean (Sandra Bullock) is fresh out of jail and her time inside has allowed her to plan a perfect heist. Rounding up some old and new friends they set out to steal a diamond necklace worth $150 million. Set in the same world as Ocean’s 11, 12 and 13 we get a couple of … Continue reading Ocean’s 8

Incredibles 2

We may have had to wait 14 years for a sequel to The Incredibles, but Incredibles 2 picks up exactly where the original left off with The Underminer (Pixar good luck charm John Ratzenberger) terrorising the city. The plot revolves around Winston and Evelyn Deavor’s (Catherine Keener and Bob Odenkirk) plans to reverse the outlawing … Continue reading Incredibles 2

Hereditary

Hereditary is a truly creepy and chilling horror film. This isn’t about jump scares, this is about building an oppressive and off kilter sense of dread brick by brick, slowly but surely until it’s final moments make you wonder what on Earth you just saw. Starting with the funeral of Annie’s (Toni Collette) mother Ellen, … Continue reading Hereditary

On Chesil Beach

It’s 1962 and Florence (Saoirse Ronan) and Edward (Billy Howle) are just married and about to spend the first night of their honeymoon in a hotel on Chesil Beach. Unfortunately sexual repression, pressures and possible abuse all play a part in a fateful night. Initially the story here feels slight, it is after all focused … Continue reading On Chesil Beach