Loki Episode 3: Lamentis Review

*SPOILERS, MAYBE?* It’s been observed more than once that LOKI sometimes represents Marvel’s take on DOCTOR WHO and The Time Lords in particular. In LAMENTIS, the third episode of the season, this comparison becomes particularly apt as Loki (Hiddleston) and Sylvie (Sophia Di Martino) find themselves trapped on the world of Lamentis-1 as it experiences…

A Quiet Place Part II (2021) fails to silence those nagging doubts.

Picking up not just where the first movie left off but actually before the first movie started, A QUIET PLACE PART II quickly and efficiently sets the scene for the drama to come. It’s good to see Krasinski back in these early scenes, underlining just how reassuring a presence he was in the first film…

Love And Monsters (2021) Review

Part monster mash, part post-apocalyptic teen adventure, Dylan O’Brien makes for a likeable hero as he sets out on a family-friendly quest for love in a post-apocalyptic wilderness. When an asteroid headed towards the Earth is destroyed, it showers the planet with a chemical fallout which causes all cold-blooded animals to mutate. As these giant…

The Falcon And The Snowman (1985) Review

You have to wonder how many times this has been rented or streamed by mistake recently. Way, way back, in the bad old days of local video stores – even before the like of Blockbuster chain stores – THE FALCON AND THE SNOWMAN is exactly what your mum would bring back after you asked her…

Flora & Ulysses (2021) Review

Unfairly buried beneath the avalanche of new content from Disney+’s launch of its new Star division, FLORA & ULYSSES deserves more of a fanfare, not just to announce the arrival of a brand-new bona fide superhero but also a whimsical and charming new family classic, directed with a breezily light touch by Lena Khan (THE…