An infinite heroic thrills: Avengers: Infinity War (2018) film review

Nobody should doubt the MCU’s ability to create a stunning blockbuster, and Avengers: Infinity War is yet another testament to the MCU’s stronghold over comic book adaptations. Below is a spoiler-free review.Avengers: Infinity War is directed by the Russo brothers and stars everybody. Literally everyone comes together in an attempt to stop Thanos from collecting all…… Continue reading An infinite heroic thrills: Avengers: Infinity War (2018) film review

Muffling my !!excitement!!: A Quiet Place (2018) film review

With Get Out (2017) and now A Quiet Place, who knew comedians would make such great horror movie directors? A Quiet Place (2018), directed by John Krasinski, envisions a dystopian future when the world 2020 is overrun by silence. Even the slightest of sounds immediately attract predatory, extraterrestrial creatures who seek to kill. We follow a…… Continue reading Muffling my !!excitement!!: A Quiet Place (2018) film review

Of dreams and unspoken nightmares: The Florida Project (2017) film review

I’ll just put this out there: The Florida Project is the best movie of 2017 I’ve watched so far. While I admit that I really haven’t watched a lot of 2017 movies, I’m not going to use that to discount the fact that The Florida Project is a precious work of art and should be…… Continue reading Of dreams and unspoken nightmares: The Florida Project (2017) film review

Where has Nick Jonas been all my life?: Jumanji: Welcome to the Jungle (2017) film review

I didn’t grow up with Disney and Nickelodeon (whaaaat?!), hence the Jonas Brothers are relatively unknown figures to me. So forgive me that it took me so long to realise the gem that is Nick Jonas. And why this special mention in a film with major players like The Rock, Jack Black, Kevin Hart, and…… Continue reading Where has Nick Jonas been all my life?: Jumanji: Welcome to the Jungle (2017) film review

Nicole Kidman kills it as usual: The Others (2001) film review

There really is no denying that Nicole Kidman is one of the most talented actresses in showbiz today. Possessing both incredible elegance and Babadook hands, there’s really nothing she can’t do. The Others, directed by Alejandro Amenábar, is a Spanish-American gothic horror film that stars Nicole Kidman as a mother, Grace Stewart, “trapped” in her own…… Continue reading Nicole Kidman kills it as usual: The Others (2001) film review

Come through, Iranian cinema: No Date, No Signature (2017) film review

I haven’t seen a more affecting performance in film this year than Navid Mohammadzadeh in No Date, No Signature. If anything, Navid Mohammadzadeh’s brilliantly heartbreaking monologue is enough to send you watching No Date, No Signature this instance. No Date, No Signature, directed by Vahid Jalilvand, underscores the grim reality between the well-to-do and the poor in modern…… Continue reading Come through, Iranian cinema: No Date, No Signature (2017) film review