Thor: Ragnarok

Thor: Ragnarok (Cert 12A) US (2017) Dir. Taika Waititi I must confess that I wasn’t overly impressed with the first two Thor films and very little about the trailers made me excited for this third entry into the franchise’s cinematic canon. I can’t quite put my finger on why this was but given the recent … Continue reading Thor: Ragnarok

How To Train Your Dragon 2

How To Train Your Dragon 2 US (2014) Dir. Dean DeBlois Dreamworks have always had some unfair criticisms aimed at them for being a poor man’s Pixar but which I’ve never subscribed to. Surely by now with the huge success of the Shrek and Madagascar franchises, and 2010’s How To Train Your Dragon, these petty … Continue reading How To Train Your Dragon 2

Babel

Babel Mexico/USA (2006) Dir. Alejandro González Iñárritu Having scored big with his triptych film Amores Perros and it’s follow up 21 Grams, Mexican auteur Alejandro González Iñárritu completes his “Death Trilogy” with this portmanteau film that spans the globe with its intertwined anthology of agony. We open in Morocco where a goat herder named Abdullah … Continue reading Babel