Category: Movie Review

Pet Sematary (1989)

Because a new film version of Stephen King’s classic 1983 book Pet Sematary is due in cinemas in a few days, I decided to take a look at the film version, which hit theaters in 1989. There were already numerous…

The Great Wall (2016)

Anyone who follows the movie business nowadays is starkly aware that the Chinese box office now accounts for a disproportionate share of Hollywood blockbuster profits. This is why audiences of late have seen unprecedented levels of pandering to China in…

The Happytime Murders (2018)

In 1988, Who Framed Roger Rabbit didn’t just revolutionize animation with its seamless insertion of wacky cartoon animation into a majority of its live-action shots; it subtly satirized Hollywood’s own history through a hard-boiled noir plot with a novel premise:…

Geostorm (2017)

At the start of 2017’s Geostorm, a young girl’s narration informs us that in the year 2019, a scant six months from now, the planet will be devastated by a series of catastrophic weather events: In New York, the…

Warriors of Virtue (1997)

Just four years before the first part of Peter Jackson’s Lord of the Rings trilogy was released, there was another fantasy film which, unlike Jackson’s trilogy, pretty much faded from memory as quickly as it arrived. That film was Warriors