Author: Jonathan Malloy

A look back at 2017’s best films

Cutting down my list this year has proven to be extremely difficult. From a selection pool of over 20 amazing films these ten films represent the cream of this year’s peak crop. The spoils of …

Music as the spice of life: Coco reviewed

Disney Pixar’s newest film is an ode to magic. From the grandiose spectacle of neon colours that explode on the screen to the tenderness of a family reunion, directors Lee Unkrich and Adrian Molina created …

Justice League’s mix of styles doesn’t work

Justice League is a weird conglomeration of a movie. Assembled from two very different directors’ styles, it features actors who attempt hefty dramatic work within a cobbled and repeatedly shredded script. It is dumbfounding how …

Genre mash-up delivered with Happy Death Day

From the director who brought us Scouts Guide, Zombie Apocalypse and the absolutely awful Paranormal Activity: the Marked Ones, comes as a horror-tinged spin on Groundhog Day that is way more fun and heartfelt than …