Tag: USA

REVIEW: Mary Poppins Returns (2018)

With England in an economic depression, bank teller Michael Banks (Ben Wishaw) struggles to keep his household in order following the recent death of his wife. When the bank threatens to foreclose on his loan, taking away his house in the process, Michael's family is revisited by Mary Poppins (Emily Blunt); the magical nanny that ...

REVIEW: The First Purge (2018)

In the near future, the American economy has collapsed to the point where the freshly elected "New Founding Fathers of America" enact a social experiment: seal off New York's Staten Island for 24 hours, during which time all crimes become legal. For the impoverished citizens of the island, each of whom is paid $5,000 to ...

REVIEW: Aquaman (2018)

After helping save the world from the alien Steppenwolf in Justice League, Arthur Curry (Jason Momoa) returns to a life of fighting crime and saving innocents on the open ocean. When his half-brother Orm (Patrick Wilson) sets plans to become the "Ocean Master" of Atlantis and invade the surface world, Arthur is convinced by the princess ...

REVIEW: Outlaw King (2018)

In the aftermath of Scottish patriot William Wallace's death, the lord Robert Bruce (Chris Pine) claims the crown of Scotland and sparks a fresh rebellion against the English King Edward I (Stephen Dillane). England's king declares Robert an outlaw, and sends his son the Princes of Wales (Billy Howle) to quash the Scottish patriots for ...

REVIEW: Dumplin’ (2018)

Willowdean Dixon (Danielle Macdonald) is a teenager living in a small Texas town. Her mother Rosie (Jennifer Aniston) is a former beauty queen and organiser of the local teen beauty pageant. Willowdean, nicknamed "Dumplin" by her mother, is overweight and miserable, and mourns the recent death of her Dolly Parton-obsessed aunt Lucy. When she discovers ...