A Quiet Place: A Cinematic Masterpiece – ★★★★★

Never have I ever seen a sci-fi/suspense thriller film as good as this. Watching the film is like a mental tip-toeing over creeky floorboards for what seems like hours but is in fact just 90 minutes. This game of hide and seek is no Conjuring film, but one that deals with one simple question: How far…

‘A Quiet Place’ Regains Top Spot With $22M

The calm before the storm. That summarises what is happening right now. Medium range releases before Infinity War hits town. This weekend A Quiet Place has regained the top spot in a tight weekend with an impressive $22M in it’s third weekend. I Feel Pretty and Rampage performed well, but the biggest suprise was Super Troopers 2 came in WAY above the expectations of $5M…

‘Bosch’ Is What Amazon Video Needed

Currently I am about half way through the fourth season of Bosch, Amazon Prime Video’s longest running Original, and I came to a sudden realisation of how superb the series is. It follows Harry Bosch, a LAPD Detective who doesn’t seem to have any surface emotions. Divorced with a teenage daughter, he tries to balance work and…

Steven Spielberg To Direct A DC Film

Big news! Steven Spielberg is finally directing a superhero film. The prolific director and his Amblin Entertainment are teaming with Warner Bros. to produce action-adventure Blackhawk, with the intention of Spielberg directing. Based on the classic comic-book property, the project will mark the filmmaker’s first feature centred on characters from the DC universe. Spielberg most recently directed “Ready…

Avengers: Infinity War Box Office Prediction

With just a week to go, it is time to predict for the final time what could possibly the biggest opening weekend of all time. Avengers: Infinity War hits the world on April 26th and the anticipation could not be higher for what could be an emotional event for fans of the Marvel Cinematic Universe….

Oscar Profile: Beautiful Boy

DISTRIBUTOR: Amazon Studios PRODUCERS: Dede Gardner, Jeremy Kleiner, Brad Pitt DIRECTOR: Felix Van Groeningen CAST: Steve Carell, Timothée Chalamet, Maura Tierney, Amy Ryan SYNOPSIS: Chronicles meth addiction and recovery through the eyes of a father who watches his son as he struggles with the disease.   WHY IT WILL WIN Beautiful Boy has all the ingredients for an award-winning film. First,…

Will ‘Rampage’ Silence ‘A Quiet Place’ For Another Weekend?

This upcoming weekend is the final one before Infinity War, and it will be between Rampage and A Quiet Place most likely to battle for the No.1 spot. The biggest new wide release is I Feel Pretty in 3,000 theatres, but will find it hard to challenge the major blockbusters. Looking to regain the No.1 spot is A Quiet Place, which…

Oscar Profile: Boy Erased

PRODUCERS: Joel Edgerton, Steve Golin, Kerry Kohansky-Roberts DISTRIBUTOR: Focus Features DIRECTOR: Joel Edgerton CAST: Lucas Hedges, Russell Crowe, Nicole Kidman, Joel Edgerton SYNOPSIS: The son of a Baptist preacher is forced to participate in a church-supported gay conversion program.   WHY IT WILL WIN Boy Erased hails from a memoir of the same name by Garrard Conley. Garrard (played by Lucas Hedges) chronicles his…

Weekly Film News: ‘It Sequel’, ‘Jessica Jones’ & John Krasinski

This is a new segment where I round up the big news of the week in the film industry.   JAMES MCAVOY & BILL HADER JOINING IT 2 Earlier this year, news surfaced that Jessica Chastain was in talks to play the grown-up Beverly Marsh in the sequel to It, It: Chapter Two. While she’s almost certainly sealed the deal, some…

‘Rampage’ Edges Out ‘A Quiet Place – Box Office Review

SUNDAY AFTERNOON UPDATE: What a difference a day makes. In this case, we all thought that A Quiet Place was going to beat Rampage, however it turns out that people were overpredicting the estimates because the box office was effected by Friday the 13th, which made a bigger turnout for A Quiet Place. Dwayne Johnson is back on top of the…

Russo Brothers Shed Light Over Hawkeye’s Disappearance

Though Hawkeye fever isn’t as intense this week as it was last week, the Russo Brothers are comforting those who have been eating Avengers: Infinity War posters and getting Hawkeye tattoos, waiting for Jeremy Renner updates. As it turns out, Clint Barton’s story will be more of a “long play,” according to the Russo Brothers, which still doesn’t clear…

Oscar Profile: The Frontrunner

PRODUCERS: Helen Estabrook, Aaron L. Gilbert, Jason Reitman DISTRIBUTOR: N/A DIRECTOR: Jason Reitman CAST: Hugh Jackman, J.K Simmons, Vera Farmiga, Sara Paxton SYNPOSIS: American Senator Gary Hart’s 1988 presidential campaign is derailed when he is caught up in a scandalous love affair.   WHY IT WILL WIN Hugh Jackman has been snubbed many times in the past. Les Miserables was the first and only nomination…