Review – Rocketman (2019), Taron Egerton, Jamie Bell, Bryce Dallas Howard, Richard Madden

Rocketman tells the often-moving story of Elton John’s early life, starved of parental affection as a young Reginald Dwight growing up in Pinner, Middlesex, his scholarship to the prestigious Royal Academy of Music, the birth of his incredible song writing partnership with lyricist Bernie Taupin and the launch of his record breaking career in the US. Continue reading “Review – Rocketman (2019), Taron Egerton, Jamie Bell, Bryce Dallas Howard, Richard Madden”

Review – John Wick: Chapter 3 – Parabellum (2019), Keanu Reeves, Halle Berry, Ian McShane

John Wick: Chapter 3 – Parabellum is the third instalment in the John Wick franchise, directed by Chad Stahelski and written by franchise creator Derek Kolstad. In Chapter 3 retired-assassin, John Wick, played by Keanu Reeves, finds himself on the run yet again, with another bounty on his head, this time a mere $14 million, which makes him the target of every conceivable wannabe hitman no matter where he hides. Continue reading “Review – John Wick: Chapter 3 – Parabellum (2019), Keanu Reeves, Halle Berry, Ian McShane”

Review – Pokémon Detective Pikachu (2019), Ryan Reynolds, Justice Smith, Kathryn Newton, Bill Nighy

Pokémon Detective Pikachu is the first live-action Pokémon adventure, that I am sure will delight the millions of gamers and anime fans that have grown up with the characters, despite its mediocre story and rather flat human characters, who you don’t really get behind or feel great sympathy for. Continue reading “Review – Pokémon Detective Pikachu (2019), Ryan Reynolds, Justice Smith, Kathryn Newton, Bill Nighy”

Review – The Curse of La Llorona (2019), Linda Cardellini, Raymond Cruz, Patricia Velásquez

The Curse of La Llorona is a low-budget supernatural horror film directed by Michael Chaves in his directorial debut. The film is set in Los Angeles in 1973 and is based on a Mexican folklore tale. The story follows a mother who attempts to save her children from a malicious ghost that has been trapped for 300 years, destined to roam the earth, seeking children to steal and drown. Continue reading “Review – The Curse of La Llorona (2019), Linda Cardellini, Raymond Cruz, Patricia Velásquez”

Review – Avengers: Endgame (2019), Robert Downey Jr, Chris Evans, Josh Brolin | Marvel Studios

With Avengers: Endgame marking the apparent end of the Marvel Cinematic Universe, is this 4th Avengers movie a suitable climax to the series and a worthy epitaph for the countless Marvel characters who laid down their super lives at the hands of the evil Thanos in Infinity War? Continue reading “Review – Avengers: Endgame (2019), Robert Downey Jr, Chris Evans, Josh Brolin | Marvel Studios”