REEL Review – A Quiet Place Part II (2021)

Director: John Krasinski | 1h 37mins | Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller Set immediately after the events of A Quiet Place, the Abbott family try to survive in the alien-infested world. When they come across an old acquaintance from their previous life, Regen (Millicent Simmonds) decides to go out in search of other people. When Kransinski made A Quiet Place just three years ago he joined the … Continue reading REEL Review – A Quiet Place Part II (2021)

Us Again (2021) – REEL Review

Director: Zach Parrish | 7mins | Animation, Family, Short A elderly couple rekindle their more youthful days during a rainstorm in a city full of dance. Zach Parrish’s newest short film for Disney is the first of the studio’s to be released in cinema’s in 4 years (the last being a Frozen short attached to Coco in 2017), playing with Raya and the Last Dragon … Continue reading Us Again (2021) – REEL Review

The Last of the Chupacabras (2021) – REEL Review

Director: Jessica Mendez Siqueiros | 7mins | Family, Short Chepa (Melba Martinez) is a tamale vendor on the streets of LA – and ‘the last of her kind’. After opening a box of her puppets, she accidentally summons Chup – a Chupacabra – unexpectedly bringing a bit more happiness with it. A new initiative series created by Disney called Launchpad aims to bring fresh ideas … Continue reading The Last of the Chupacabras (2021) – REEL Review

REEL Review – Invincible: Season 1 (2021)

Creator: Robert Kirkman | 50mins (episode) | Action, Fantasy, Adventure After finally getting his powers, Mark Greyson (Steven Yeun) tries to balance his personal life with his new found responsibilities in a world full to the brim with superheroes. In an age where the superhero genre dominates every inch of film and television we rarely get to see the simplicity of the superhero cartoon era. … Continue reading REEL Review – Invincible: Season 1 (2021)

REEL Review – The Mitchells vs. The Machines (2021)

Director: Michael Rianda, Jeff Rowe | 1h 53mins | Adventure, Animation, Comedy Just as Katie Mitchell (Abbi Jackson) is about to head off to Film School, a sentient AI system takes over the world. In order to get things back on track Katie, along with her dysfunctional family, try to survive the new apocalypse and become humanities last hope. It’s been three years since Lord … Continue reading REEL Review – The Mitchells vs. The Machines (2021)

REEL Review – The Father (2020)

Director: Florian Zeller | 1h 37mins | Drama An elderly man struggles to keep his grip on reality as his dementia gradually gets worse. We very often shy away from topics that scare us, very rarely do people tackle a mental illness like Dementia because of what it brings out in our own lives – and as human beings we rarely want to think about … Continue reading REEL Review – The Father (2020)

Raya and the Last Dragon (2021) – Review

Director: Don Hall, Carlos López Estrada | 1h 47mins | Animation, Adventure, Family 500 years ago the dragons living in the land of Kumandra sacrificed themselves to save humankind from an evil swarm called the Druun. Now the Druun have returned, Raya (Kelly Marie Tran) must track down shards of a broken relic to bring back peace to Kumandra. In their latest effort to capitalise … Continue reading Raya and the Last Dragon (2021) – Review

REEL Review – Godzilla vs. Kong (2021)

Director: Adam Wingard | 1h 53mins | Action, Adventure, Fantasy Titans, Godzilla and King Kong, struggle to exist in the same world when Kong is used as a navigator to their home, ‘Hollow Earth’. Meanwhile, tech company Apex is preparing for a defence of their own against the mighty creatures. In the many cinematic incarnations of both King Kong and Godzilla, the anticipation of seeing … Continue reading REEL Review – Godzilla vs. Kong (2021)

REEL Review – Bad Trip (2021)

Director: Kitao Sakurai | 1h 26mins | Comedy When his old High School crush comes back into his life Chris (Eric Andre), and his friend Bud (Lil Rel Howery), embark on a road trip to New York. After realising the two friends have taken her car, Bud’s sister Trina (Tiffany Haddish) tries to hunt them down. There’s a reason that shows like Jackass and Impractical … Continue reading REEL Review – Bad Trip (2021)

REEL Review – Justice League: Snyder Cut (2021)

Director: Zack Snyder | 4h 2mins | Action, Adventure, Fantasy In order to stop the impending doom on it’s way to earth, and to keep the promise he kept to Superman, Bruce Wayne (Ben Affleck) creates a team of superheroes to protect the planet. The 2017 version of Justice League, in which Joss Whedon took over late in production, was a farce. It was a … Continue reading REEL Review – Justice League: Snyder Cut (2021)