Tag Archive: review

Movie Marathon: ‘Rocky Balboa’

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Oof, these movies are going downhill fast…I can’t imagine this final named instalment, one that defied established naming conventions is going to be up to much. Title: Rocky Balboa Released: 2006 Director: Sylvester Stallone… Continue reading

Movie Marathon: ‘Rocky V’

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The series seems to be getting a bit…silly. Surely things will level out a bit now that Rocky has brought the Cold War to a grinding halt. Title: Rocky V Released: 1991 Director: John… Continue reading

Movie Marathon: ‘Rocky IV’

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Of all the original Rocky movies this is the one I was most interested in seeing. It was the first one I was actually aware of as a kid and, as with many 80s… Continue reading

Movie Review: ‘The Nutcracker and the Four Realms’

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Director: Lasse Hallström and Joe Johnston Cast: Mackenzie Foy, Jayden Fowora-Knight, Keira Knightley, Helen Mirren, Morgan Freeman, Misty Copeland Plot: Clara Stahlbaum is a precocious and mechanically gifted young girl who is experiencing… Continue reading

Movie Marathon: ‘Rocky III’

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After the rematch plot of the second film the one thing that we’re most looking forward to in this second sequel is a new challenger to step up to the plate. And who… Continue reading

Movie Marathon: ‘Rocky II’

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We found the first film in the series to be good but a touch over-rated. Time to see what happens next. Title: Rocky II Released: 1979 Director: Sylvester Stallone Cast: Sylvester Stallone, Talia Shire,… Continue reading

Movie Marathon: ‘Rocky’

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Every movie buff has their “Confession Movie” – the one they haven’t gotten around to. Maybe it’s Star Wars, or a Scorsese and DeNiro collaboration. Something that has shaped cinema and pop culture in… Continue reading

Movie Review: ‘The Girl in the Spider’s Web’

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Director: Fede Álvarez Cast: Claire Foy, Sverrir Gudnason, Lakeith Stanfield, Sylvia Hoeks, Stephen Merchant Plot: Talent hacker and vigilante Lisbeth Salander takes on a job for a former NSA programmer, dragging her and… Continue reading

Movie Review: ‘Bohemian Rhapsody’

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Director: Bryan Singer Cast: Rami Malek, Lucy Boynton, Gwilyn Lee, Ben Hardy, Joseph Mazzello, Aidan Gillen, Tom Hollander, Allen Leach, Mike Myers, Aaron McCusker Plot: Farrokh Bulsara is an ambitious performer who becomes… Continue reading

Movie Review: ‘Halloween’ (2018)

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Director: David Gordon Green Cast: Jamie Lee Curtis, Judy Greer, Andi Matichak, Will Patton, Virginia Gardner, Nick Castle, James Jude Courtney, Haluk Bilginer Plot: After spending 40 years in mute incarceration, babysitter killer… Continue reading