A Knight’s Tale – Film Review

Title: A Knight’s Tale Age: PG Released: 31st August 2001 Director: Brian Helgeland Genre: Action, Adventure, Romance Rating: ***** (5/5 stars) About: After his master dies, a peasant squire, fueled by his desire for food and glory, creates a new identity for himself as a knight. Review: So I’ve said this about a few films. But this is one of…

Tomb Raider – Film Review

Title: Tomb Raider Age: 12 Released: 15th March 2018 Director: Roar Uthaug Genre: Action, Fantasy Rating: ***** (5/5 stars) About: Lara Croft is the fiercely independent daughter of an eccentric adventurer who vanished years earlier. Hoping to solve the mystery of her father’s disappearance, Croft embarks on a perilous journey to his last-known destination — a fabled tomb on…

Maze Runner: The Death Cure – Film Review

Title: Maze Runner: The Death Cure Age: 12 Released: 17th January 2018 Director: Wes Ball Genre: Action, Fantasy, Science-Fiction Rating: *** (3/5 stars) About: Thomas leads some escaped Gladers on their final and most dangerous mission yet. To save their friends, they must break into the legendary Last City, a WCKD-controlled labyrinth that may turn out to be the deadliest…

Jumanji: Welcome to the Jungle – Film Review

Title: Jumanji: Welcome to the Jungle Age: 12A Released: 20th December 2017 Director: Jake Kasdan Genre: Action, Comedy, Romance Rating: *** (3.5/5 stars) About: Four high school kids discover an old video game console and are drawn into the game’s jungle setting, literally becoming the adult avatars they chose. What they discover is that you don’t just play Jumanji – you…

Kingsman: The Golden Circle – Film Review

Title: Kingsman: The Golden Circle Age: 15 Released: 20th September 2017 Director: Matthew Vaughn Genre: Action, Comedy Rating: ***** (5/5 stars) About: With their headquarters destroyed and the world held hostage, members of Kingsman find new allies when they discover a spy organisation in the United States known as Statesman. In an adventure that tests their strength and wits, the elite…

The Mummy – Film Review

Title: The Mummy Age: 15 Released: 9th June 2017 Director: Alex Kurtzman Genre:  Action, Adventure, Fantasy Rating: ***/**** (3.5/5 stars) About: Nick Morton is a soldier of fortune who plunders ancient sites for timeless artifacts and sells them to the highest bidder. When Nick and his partner come under attack in the Middle East, the ensuing battle accidentally unearths…

Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Men Tell No Tales – Film Review

Title: Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Men Tell No Tales Age: 12 Released: 26th May 2017 Director: Joachim Rønning and Espen Sandberg Genre:  Action, Adventure, Fantasy Rating: ***/**** (3.5/5 stars) About: Johnny Depp returns to the big screen as the iconic, swashbuckling anti-hero Jack Sparrow in the all-new “Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Men Tell No Tales.” The rip-roaring…

Kong: Skull Island – Film Review

Title: Kong: Skull Island Age: 12A Released: 10th March 2017 Director: Jordan Vogt-Roberts Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama Rating: **** (4/5 stars) About: Scientists, soldiers, and adventurers unite to explore a mythical, uncharted island in the Pacific Ocean. Cut off from everything they know, they venture into the domain of the mighty Kong, igniting the ultimate battle between man and nature. As…

Central Intelligence – Film Review

Title: Central Intelligence Age: 12A Released: 16th June 2016 Director: Rawson Marshall Thurber Genre: Crime , Action Rating: **** (4/5 stars) About: Bullied as a teen for being overweight, Bob Stone (Dwayne Johnson) shows up to his high school reunion looking fit and muscular. While there, he finds Calvin Joyner (Kevin Hart), a fast-talking accountant who misses his glory days as a…

No Escape – Film Review

Title: No Escape Age: 15 Released: 4th September 2015 Director: John Erick Dowdle Genre: War, Action, Thriller. Rating: **** (4/5 stars) About: American businessman Jack Dwyer (Owen Wilson), wife Annie and their two young daughters arrive in Southeast Asia to begin a new life. As his company plans to improve the region’s water quality, the family quickly learns that they’re right…

Evolution – Film Review

Title: Evolution Age: PG Released: 8th June 2001 Director: Ivan Reitman Genre: Comedy, Action, Science Fiction, Fantasy, Romance Rating: **** (4/5 stars) About: A comedy that follows the chaos that ensues when a meteor hits the Earth carrying alien life forms that give new meaning to the term “survival of the fittest.” David Duchovny, Orlando Jones, Seann William Scott, and Julianne…

White Chicks – Film Review

Title: White Chicks Age: 15 Released: 15th October 2004 Director: Keenen Ivory Wayans Genre: Comedy, Action Rating: **** (4/5 stars) About: Two FBI agent brothers, Marcus (Marlon Wayans) and Kevin Copeland (Shawn Wayans), accidentally foil a drug bust. As punishment, they are forced to escort a pair of socialites (Maitland Ward, Anne Dudek) to the Hamptons, where they’re going to be…