Tag Archives: J-Horror

Review: Kubo and the Two Strings (2016)

It becomes clear very quickly that KUBO AND THE TWO STRINGS is a thematic title rather than a literal one, pretty much from the very first time you see the said instrument. The writers and animators at Laika know how … Continue reading

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Review: Nina Forever (2015/16)

Raise your hand if you remember how rubbish LIFE AFTER BETH was? NINA FOREVER excels in pretty much every way its totally wonky American cousin fails – it’s sincere, soulful and has something important to say about losing a loved … Continue reading

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Review: Crimson Peak (2015)

Poor old Guillermo, why does nobody want to see your movies on the big screen? The worrying thing about CRIMSON PEAK being the second del Toro film in a row to underwhelm at the box office (despite the considerable draw … Continue reading

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A Few Thoughts More: Avengers: Age of Ultron

The following contains spoilers for AVENGERS: AGE OF ULTRON. I’ve seen Marvel’s second super-team-up a few times now, and my initial reaction (it’s alright, I guess…) remains much the same. Let’s get into a few more things I picked up … Continue reading

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