Tag: USA

REVIEW: Zombieland: Double Tap (2019)

It is a decade after we last saw the pseudonymous zombie outbreak survivor Colombus (Jesse Eisenberg) and his travelling companions. Man-child Tallahassee (Woody Harrelson) is busy appointing himself President of the United States. Columbus and Wichita (Emma Stone) are settling uncomfortably into a long-term relationship. Little Rock (Abigail Breslin), now a young adult, is craving ...

REVIEW: Gemini Man (2019)

Professional assassin Henry Brogan (Will Smith) finally retires from the US intelligence services, only to find himself targeted for assassination. On the run with another targeted agent (Mary Elizabeth Winstead), he soon finds himself hunted down by a mysterious killer who knows his techniques and matches his skills: his own clone. Midway through Ang Lee's ...

Review: Rambo: Last Blood (2019)

Vietnam veteran John Rambo (Sylvester Stallone) lives on his family ranch with Mexican housekeeper Maria (Adriana Bazzara) and her granddaughter Gabrielle (Yvette Monreal). When Gabrielle - a high school graduate on her way to college - receives details on her long-departed father, she crosses the border to Mexico to track him down. When she does ...

10 archive highlights among the Disney+ launch

With the Walt Disney company launching its own international film and television streaming service Disney+ within two months, one of the big questions was with what sorts of productions would the service launch. New and exclusive series like Star Wars spin-off The Mandalorian have been well publicised, but the question is more about back catalogue materials - what, ...

REVIEW: Pitch Perfect 3 (2017)

Did you ever see Are You Being Served?, a 1977 feature film adapted from the television comedy - in which the staff of the Grace Bros department store collectively go on holiday to the Spanish resort of "Costa Plonka", only for humorous shenanigans to ensue? Or perhaps Holiday on the Buses, a 1973 feature film adapted from ...

REVIEW: Be Natural: The Untold Story of Alice Guy-Blaché (2018)

Alice Guy-Blaché, the French filmmaker widely credited as the world's first female director, falls under the spotlight in Pamela B. Green's widely celebrated new documentary. She is a creditable choice for a documentary subject: not just historically significant but immensely talented, and entertaining to learn about. She started off a secretary to film company founder ...