Tag Archives: 7/10

Kong Skull Island – A Quick Capsule Review

Phil’s Quick Capsule Review: Kong Skull Island is a damn fun film.  It’s not going to trouble the Oscars (Okay MAYBE it’s Effects. Maybe) but I’ve had much worse times at the cinema and even found myself smiling on more than one occasion.  From Jackson’s Colonel Kurtz, to Hiddleston’s audition for Bond to the camp script, OTT monster vs monster ... Read More »

Blog: Chef – A Quick Capsule Review

Phil’s Quick Capsule Review: So Jon Favreau leaves behind the big budget world of marvel and returns back to his Swingers routes with a low budget script led dramedy and ends up delivering a brilliantly entertaining, witty and heartwarming tale of a man, food and a kid.  He also stacks the film with some excellent performances (his own included) as ... Read More »

Blog: Pompeii – A Quick Capsule Review

Phil’s Quick Capsule Review: Oh my. This film is not going to be to everyone’s taste.  Over the top, stupid, totally ridiculous and with a central villain performance from Sutherland that rates as one of the strangest and daft of the year.  YET.  Yet I actually really enjoyed Pompeii, even with my less than stellar support of Paul WS Anderson’s ... Read More »

Blog: Rewind This – A Quick Capsule Review

Phil’s Quick Capsule Review: VHS was the moment that movies became available to everyone and the business of movies jumped up a gear.  Rewind This is an affectionate look back at those heady days of the dawn of the VHS era, an era which quite frankly changed the world forever.  Looking at the social, economic and personal impact, it’s a fascinating look ... Read More »