A reboot of a monster movie classic that will delight fans with non-stop action sequences and terrific CGI, but fall well flat for everyone else, with non-existent character development and laughable plot.
Rating: Very Severe Year: 2013 Running time: 1 hour 37 minutes Director: Destin Cretton Cast: Brie Larson, John Gallagher Jr., Kaityln Denver, Rami Malek, Keith Stanfield Spoiler alert in effect. After watching Room and being blown away by Brie Larson's profound performance, I quickly realised I had to watch Short Term 12. Everyone seemed to be … Continue reading Short Term 12 (It’s a real game that I just made up)
Rating: Very severe Year: 2015 Running time: 1 hour 58 minutes Director: Lenny Abrahamson Cast: Brie Larson, Jacob Tremblay, Joan Allen, William H. Macy Spoiler alert in effect. What a revelation this is. This film really makes you feel something, makes you feel something you don't necessarily want to feel. It's hard to watch, but … Continue reading Room (When I was small, I only knew small things. But now I’m five, I know EVERYTHING!)