Penultimate Game of Thrones is the best Game of Thrones

Season 7 Episode 6: ‘Beyond the Wall’ wastes no time on a shortened schedule. I don’t think there will ever be something as big as Game of Thrones for quite a while. Blockbuster tv shows like Breaking Bad, Mad Men or The Walking Dead usually compromise scope in favour of craft or performance but it is so…

“Shall we begin?” Game of Thrones (S7.ep1) – Dragonstone Review

Preamble: The biggest television show in the world returns for a truncated penultimate season. Budgeted at around $100 million Director of Photography Robert McLachlan is on record as saying, “[T]hey only did seven episodes this year, but I think their budget’s probably the same, so I think you’re going to see, whereas before, we’d have one…

A Dishonored 2 ‘Review’

Developer Arkane Studios/ Publisher Bethesda/ Release Date: 11.11.16 MetaScore 88 Plot: You play as young Empress of the Isles Emily Kaldwin, who is dishonored along with her father Corvo Attano (also playable) when a military coup is staged against them led by a supposed long lost half-sister of the family Delilah Kaldwin. Fighting to regain your place you navigating through back…

REVIEW: Dueling forces at the heart of ‘Rogue One: A Star Wars Story’ threaten to tear the franchise apart

FilmGamer: @Serious_George Director: Gareth Edwards Writer: Gary Whitta, John Knoll, (story by) Chris Weitz, Tony Gilroy (re-writes) (based on characters created by George Lucas) Produced by: A crapload of people Music By: Michael Giacchino (Star Trek) Cinematography: Greig Fraser Film Editing; John Gilroy, Colin Goudie, Jabez Olssen Running Time: 132 minutes Budget: $200 million dollars…

Platforming; Fruitvale Station Review

Director: Ryan Coogler (debut) Written By: Ryan Coogler Produced by: Forest Whitaker Starring: Michael B. Jordan, Octavia Spencer, Melonie Diaz, Kevin Durand and Chad Michael Murray Plot: A day-in-the-life character study of Oscar Grant III, leading up to the 2009 New Years Day shooting at Fruitvale (BART) Station in Oakland, California. I read about a…

The Craft: An Examination of ‘The Conjuring’ by William Hume

*It’s difficult to review a horror film in depth without going into spoiler territory so in consensus I will say that this movie is ‘an effectively made creepfest’ though how much you’ll have to decide for yourself after seeing it, to those who haven’t venture beyond the marked spoiler territory at your own risk. It’s…

Circumstance: Review

Release Date: August 26th, 2011                  Writer/ Director: Maryam Keshavarz Running Time: 1 Hour 46 Minutes               Plot: Two female friends in love in Iran. Review: I cannot give this movie a very fair review. There is too much that slipped by me…