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  • The Meg

    The Meg

    ★★

    So, you're telling me that this mad-old megalodon has a hankering for giant squid, Dwight Schrute, Chinese sunbathers and Hiro from Heroes, but takes a pass on Ruby Rose's shitty nebulous accent, D-grade LL Cool J and Frank from The Transporter? "Fin" indeed.

  • Pokémon Detective Pikachu

    Pokémon Detective Pikachu

    ★½

    Wild DETECTIVE PIKACHU appeared!
    What should REGULAR FILM FAN do?
    >> WATCH / PKMN / ITEM / RUN
    Foe DETECTIVE PIKACHU used UNCANNY VALLEY!
    Foe DETECTIVE PIKACHU used RYAN REYNOLDS CASHING CHEQUE!
    Foe DETECTIVE PIKACHU used BROKEN FILM LOGIC!
    What should REGULAR FILM FAN do?
    FIGHT / PKMN / ITEM / >> RUN (Never watch this again)

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  • Avengers: Endgame

    Avengers: Endgame

    ★★★★

    After four years of intense comic-book film fatigue, it's refreshing to watch a film as expansive and interconnected as Endgame and not have it feel like simply another teaser for yet another franchise film (even despite the three-hour runtime). Where Infinity War (and to a larger extent, the preceding twenty-one films that constitute the MCU grand narrative) was about shuffling pieces on the chessboard, Endgame only has one primary concern: reaching the checkmate. And that's where this film ultimately succeeds,…

  • John Wick: Chapter 3 – Parabellum

    John Wick: Chapter 3 – Parabellum

    ★★★★

    "When we watch and root for John Wick, we’re essentially playing Jason Bourne on cheat mode. He’s an end-of-his-tether James Bond with unlimited ammo and maximum gore turned on. He’s a younger yet still deadpan Bryan Mills from Taken with dead-wife-and-dog gameplay cinematic, instead of a captive daughter. Every scene of Wick running from set-piece to slightly harder set-piece is simply a loading screen for the audience, as we wait for the next slew of weapon choices and boss fights…