The Ballad of Buster Scruggs (2018)

Directed, written and produced by the Coen brothers, The Ballad of Buster Scruggs is a spontaneous film with a freeing tone. It’s pleasurable to watch as a result of the effort and care that has been put into making it. There are moments of levity and absurdity, with singing and fourth wall breaks: This isContinue reading “The Ballad of Buster Scruggs (2018)”

Solo: A Star Wars Story (2018) – Ron Howard

Solo: A Star Wars Story disappointed at the box office in comparison to the other Star Wars films, and there seems to be a lack of buzz surrounding the franchise, either due to Star Wars fatigue, or the lack of excitement about the direction the franchise is heading in (with prequels such as a BobaContinue reading “Solo: A Star Wars Story (2018) – Ron Howard”

Jurassic World: Fallen Kingdom (2018) – J.A. Bayona

Jurassic World: Fallen Kingdom directed by J.A. Bayona, is a film that I did not have high expectations for, due to my thoughts on the first Jurassic World of 2015. Jurassic World: Fallen Kingdom therefore did not disappoint, as I knew what type of film I was going in to. While there are attempts toContinue reading “Jurassic World: Fallen Kingdom (2018) – J.A. Bayona”

Ready Player One (2018) – Steven Spielberg

Spielberg’s film Ready Player One (2018) is a refreshing, visually stunning adventure film, based on the novel by Ernest Cline (who also co-wrote the script for the film, alongside Zak Penn). It is loaded with a vast array of pop culture references and Easter eggs, and whilst I was, prior to seeing the film, concernedContinue reading “Ready Player One (2018) – Steven Spielberg”