REVIEW: I Am Not a Witch (2017)

A Zambian woman trips and drops a bucket of water next to a homeless child (Maggie Mulubwa). Clearly, she decides, the child must be a witch. Off the silent girl goes to be tried in court, sentenced, and exiled to a rural prison camp for convicted witches. It all sound farcical, and it is - ...

REVIEW: Guardians of the Galaxy Vol 2 (2017)

Peter Quill (Chris Pratt) is reunited at long last with his father, a mysterious and powerful alien named Ego (Kurt Russell). While he acquaints himself with his father, Gamora (Zoe Saldana) and Drax (Dave Bautista) discover Ego is not telling Peter the whole truth. Meanwhile Rocket (Bradley Cooper) and Baby Groot (Vin Diesel) get caught ...

REVIEW: Spirited Away (2001)

En route to her new home, Chihiro reluctantly follows her parents through a decrepit tunnel and to an abandoned amusement park. When her parents begin eating a mysterious buffet of food left out at a restaurant, they are magically transformed into pigs - and Chihiro finds herself contracted to work inside a magical bathhouse that ...

REVIEW: Stonehead (2017)

Stonehead (Zhu Hongbo) is a third-grader living with his grandmother in rural China. His parents, like most in the village, have left for the city to earn money, leaving Stonehead behind. A model student, he wins a merit certificate and a free football, however the following day his teacher insists the football is a gift ...

REVIEW: Friday the 13th (2009)

A group of college students visiting a house near Crystal Lake run afoul of Jason Voorhees (Derek Mears), a masked serial killer who roams the area. Everything old in Hollywood is, inevitably, new again. After finding commercial success remaking The Texas Chainsaw Massacre with the production company Platinum Dunes, New Line Cinema contracted the producers - including ...

REVIEW: Ghost in the Shell (2017)

Mira Killian (Scarlett Johansson) is a world-first cyborg working for a near-future anti-terrorism unit. When a mysterious hacker (Michael Carmen-Pitt) launches a series of murderous attacks on the robotics corporation that made her, Killian's investigation leads her to question her own origins and the motives of the robotics CEO Cutter (Peter Ferdinando). Ghost in the ...

REVIEW: Freddy vs Jason (2003)

Years after the ghostly dream killer Freddy Krueger (Robert Englund) first cut a swathe through the teenagers of Springwood, Ohio, the people of the town have worked to bury his memory - and with it his ability to haunt their children's dreams. To regain his power Freddy unleashes the undead serial killer Jason Voorhees (Jen ...

REVIEW: Heat (1995)

Career criminal Neil McCauley (Robert De Niro) plans a succession of heists across Los Angeles with his crew: Chris Shiherlis (Val Kilmer), Michael Cheritto (Tom Sizemore) and Trejo (Danny Trejo). After a raid on an armoured car results in a ring-in (Kevin Gage) shooting a guard dead, McCauley's crew is pursued by the LAPD Robbery ...

REVIEW: Jason X (2001)

500 years after he is cryogenically frozen in a military facility, Jason Voorhees (Kane Hodder) is revived aboard a salvage spaceship en route to Earth Two. Also revived is scientist Rowan LaFontaine (Lexa Doig), whose warnings to the salvage crew - particularly the entrepreneurial Professor Lowe (Jonathan Potts) - go catastrophically ignored. Before long Jason ...

REVIEW: Jason Goes to Hell: The Final Friday (1993)

After Jason Voorhees (Kane Hodder) is lured into an FBI trap and violently killed, a coroner is possessed by Jason's soul and sets out on a fresh murderous rampage. Back in Crystal Lake, Jason's only surviving relatives are the world's only chance of destroying him once and for all. Four years after Paramount Pictures dropped ...

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