Death by cringe – Rampage Review

Did someone tell The Rock to repeat the same two gestures time after time? I can't bear looking at him do the sign language. I admire Dwayne Johnson. He's charismatic and hardworking. He makes every male wish they were him. But I don't think I've ever seen a genuinely moving performance out of him. Maybe … Continue reading Death by cringe – Rampage Review

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Please slow down – Ready Player One Review

It is heart-breaking to be the only one giggling during The Shining segment. Sucks that you can't choose who sits in the hall with you... When yesteryear's blockbuster making machine Steven Spielberg, decides to spearhead what looks like a cyberpunk on steroids, you pay attention. Because you don't expect one of the world's most well-known … Continue reading Please slow down – Ready Player One Review

Sweeter than marmalade – Paddington 2 Review

Indians don't pronounce it "Puddington". Neither do British-Indians. I think... How do they do it? And why don't they make every single motion picture this way? Imaginative, treading slightly on cliché but even then, not. Every scenario, every scene in this magical little kid's movie has heart and dialog which doesn't make you cringe to … Continue reading Sweeter than marmalade – Paddington 2 Review

Flecks of Fargo – Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri Review

Its satisfying when you open a Royal Dansk tin box expecting an oddly assembled sewing kit but find it filled with buttery cookies. Pick a film these days, any one of those critically acclaimed features which aspire to obtain a little golden knight holding a crusader's sword and you can expect either one of the … Continue reading Flecks of Fargo – Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri Review

Extreme Opinions – Star Wars: The Last Jedi Review

The lights dim. The audience is breathlessly waiting in the darkness, eyeballs fixated on the silver screen. The Lucasfilm logo materializes - everyone applauds. "A long time ago..." in blue text indicates that they'll never deviate from tradition. Then arrives William's iconic main title piece, accompanied by the simplistic yet effective title crawl. The entire … Continue reading Extreme Opinions – Star Wars: The Last Jedi Review

I mean, how hard can it be? – Top Gear Review

350 million viewers a year? That's probably an underestimation... Never thought I'd watch a car show where I'd care less about all the exotic Ferraris and Paganis and more about the people who drive them. Top Gear has never been about just the cars. The trio - consisting of Jeremy "The Orang-utan" Clarkson, Richard "Hamster" … Continue reading I mean, how hard can it be? – Top Gear Review