05th Aug2019

‘Fast and Furious Presents: Hobbs and Shaw’ Review – Second Opinion

by Jak-Luke Sharp

Stars: Dwayne Johnson, Jason Statham, Vanessa Kirby, Eiza González, Idris Elba, Helen Mirren, Eddie Marsan, Cliff Curtis | Written by Chris Morgan, Drew Pearce | Directed by David Leitch Fast and Furious Presents: Hobbs and Shaw is the first spin-off in the infamous and insanely successful Fast and Furious franchise, bumping the ongoing entry as […]

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02nd Aug2019

‘The Red Sea Diving Resort’ Review (Netflix)

by Jak-Luke Sharp

Stars: Chris Evans, Alessandro Nivola, Mbulelo Grootboom, Sizo Mahlangu, Michael Kenneth Williams, Masasa Mbangeni, Setlhabi Jacob Taunyane, Ditebogo Ledwaba, Motsi Tekateka, Yossi Vasa, Greg Kinnear | Written and Directed by Gideon Raff The Red Sea Diving Resort, directed by Gideon Raff, is the latest feature from streaming service Netflix with little to no fanfare and […]

02nd Aug2019

‘The Great Hack’ Review (Netflix)

by Jak-Luke Sharp

Featuring: Brittany Kaiser, David Carroll, Paul-Olivier Dehaye, Julian Wheatland, Carole Cadwalladr, Ravi Naik, Paul Hilder, Christopher Wylie, Emma Graham-Harrison, Gill Phillips, Sarah Donaldson, Roger McNamee | Written by Karim Amer, Erin Barnett, Pedro Kos | Directed by Karim Amer, Jehane Noujaim It is becoming increasingly clear that Netflix is at its best within its market […]

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02nd Aug2019

Review Round-Up: ‘Illang: The Wolf Brigade’ & ‘The Drug King’

by Jak-Luke Sharp

ILLANG: THE WOLF BRIGADE Stars: Woo-sung Jung, Dong-won Gang, Hyo-Joo Han, Ye-ri Han, Minho Choi, Jun-ho Heo, Jin-ho Choi, Moo Yul Kim, Eun-soo Shin, Chul-Hyung Im, Hong-In | Written by Kim Jee-Woon, Jun Chul-Hong, Lee Ji-Min | Directed by Kim Jee-Woon In the year 2029, South and North Korea agree to set up a unified […]

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01st Aug2019

‘Once Upon a Time in Hollywood’ Review

by Jak-Luke Sharp

Stars: Leonardo DiCaprio, Brad Pitt, Margot Robbie, Emile Hirsch, Margaret Qualley, Timothy Olyphant, Julia Butters, Austin Butler, Dakota Fanning, Bruce Dern, Mike Moh, Luke Perry, Damian Lewis, Al Pacino, Nicholas Hammond | Written and Directed by Quentin Tarantino Once Upon a Time in Hollywood is the 9th and reportedly penultimate film to be directed by […]

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01st Aug2019

‘The Public’ Review

by Jak-Luke Sharp

Stars: Emilio Estevez, Alec Baldwin, Jeffrey Wright, Jena Malone, Taylor Schilling, Michael Kenneth Williams, Christian Slater | Written and Directed by Emilio Estevez Emilio Estevez returns to cinema screens behind the camera with The Public after an eight-year absence following The Way in 2010. Estevez returns with another political venture surrounding a peaceful demonstration during […]

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31st Jul2019

Review Round-up: ‘Point Blank’ & ‘Eaten By Lions’

by Jak-Luke Sharp

POINT BLANK Stars: Anthony Mackie, Frank Grillo, Marcia Gay Harden, Stuart F. Wilson, Buster Reeves, Christian Cooke, Teyonah Parris, Boris McGiver, Reggie Willis, Shanessa Sweeney, Nik Pajic, Markice Moore | Written by Adam G. Simon | Directed by Joe Lynch Point Blank, directed by Joe Lynch (Wrong Turn 2, Knights of Badassdom, Mayhem), is a […]

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30th Jul2019

‘The Wedding Guest’ VOD Review

by Jak-Luke Sharp

Stars: Dev Patel, Radhika Apte, Jim Sarbh, Nish Nathwani, Harish Khanna, Sidhu Manpreet, Meherbaan Singh | Written and Directed by Michael Winterbottom The Wedding Guest is directed by Michael Winterbottom and stars Dev Patel as Jay, a mysterious man who is travelling to Pakistan from Britain to attend a wedding with ulterior motives. Winterbottom’s film, […]

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30th Jul2019

‘The Dead Don’t Die’ Review – Second Opinion

by Jak-Luke Sharp

Stars: Bill Murray, Adam Driver, Tilda Swinton, Chloë Sevigny, Danny Glover, Caleb Landry Jones, Selena Gomez, Austin Butler, Luka Sabbat, Rosie Perez, Eszter Balint, Iggy Pop, Sara Driver, RZA, Carol Kane, Larry Fessenden, Tom Waits | Written and Directed by Jim Jarmusch The Dead Don’t Die is the latest feature from director Jim Jarmusch and […]

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29th Jul2019

‘The Intruder’ Review

by Jak-Luke Sharp

Stars: Meagan Good, Dennis Quaid, Michael Ealy, Erica Cerra, Joseph Sikora, Alvina August, Debs Howard, Lili Sepe, Lee Shorten, Carolyn Anderson, Caroline Muthoni Muita, Kurt Evans | Written by David Loughery | Directed by Deon Taylor The Intruder, directed by Deon Taylor, is the latest conventional haunted house thriller tale that has a big bark […]

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29th Jul2019

‘The Lion King’ Review

by Jak-Luke Sharp

Stars: Donald Glover, Beyoncé, Seth Rogen, Chiwetel Ejiofor, John Oliver, James Earl Jones, John Kani, Alfre Woodard, Keegan-Michael Key, Eric André, Billy Eichner | Written by Jeff Nathanson | Directed by Jon Favreau The Lion King is the latest Disney classic to receive the digital remake treatment after Cinderella, Beauty and the Beast, The Jungle […]

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26th Jul2019

‘Marianne & Leonard: Words of Love’ Review

by Jak-Luke Sharp

Featuring: Leonard Cohen, Judy Collins, Ron Cornelius, Helle Goldman, Marianne Ihlen, Richard Vick | Directed by Nick Broomfield Marianne & Leonard: Words of Love is an eye-opening account of a doomed love affair on an international stage. Directed by documentarian auteur Nick Broomfield, the film follows Leonard Cohen and his Norwegian muse Marianne. A relationship […]

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26th Jul2019

‘Armstrong’ Blu-ray Review

by Jak-Luke Sharp

Features: Harrison Ford (Narrator), Neil Armstrong, Mark Armstrong, Dave Scott, Gerry Griffin, Christopher Kraft | Directed by David Fairhead In conjunction with the fiftieth anniversary of humanity’s achievement of the moon landing in 1969, the world of late is currently inundated with cinema revolving around anything Apollo 11. Audiences were treated to a stunning portrait […]

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22nd Jul2019

Fantasia 2019: ‘The Gangster, the Cop, the Devil’ Review

by Jak-Luke Sharp

Stars: Dong-seok Ma, Mu-Yeol Kim, Sung-kyu Kim | Written and Directed by Lee Won-tae Korean thriller The Gangster, the Cop, the Devil, hot off the press from its debut premiere at the 72nd Cannes Film Festival, hit Fantasia 2019 as a Quebec premiere. The film earned relatively positive reviews all round from several critics and […]

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19th Jul2019

‘Stuber’ Review – Second Opinion

by Jak-Luke Sharp

Stars: Kumail Nanjiani, Dave Bautista, Iko Uwais, Natalie Morales, Betty Gilpin, Jimmy Tatro, Steve Howey, Mira Sorvino, Karen Gillan | Written by Tripper Clancy | Directed by Michael Dowse Stuber, directed by Michael Dowse, stars the oddball pairing of Kumail Nanjiani and Dave Bautista as Stu and Vic Manning. Bautista’s Manning is on the verge […]

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17th Jul2019

‘The Man Who Killed Don Quixote’ Review

by Jak-Luke Sharp

Stars: Jonathan Pryce, Adam Driver, José Luis Ferrer, Ismael Fritschi, Juan López-Tagle, William Miller, Will Keen, Jason Watkins, Paloma Bloyd, Olga Kurylenko, Joana Ribeiro | Written by Terry Gilliam, Tony Grisoni | Directed by Terry Gilliam Terry Gilliam’s’ long-delayed rendition of The Man Who Killed Don Quixote has taken over twenty-eight years to come to […]

16th Jul2019

‘Jo Pil-ho: The Dawning Rage’ Review (Netflix)

by Jak-Luke Sharp

Stars: Philip Hersh, So-nee Jeon, Sun-kyun Lee, Young-yu Lee, Hae-Joon Park | Written and Directed by Jeong-beom Lee Jo Pil-ho: The Dawning Rage, directed by Lee Jeong-beom, stars Lee Sun-kyun as the titular character. A washed-up double-crossing crooked detective who on his latest illegal exploit is uncovered in a larger underground criminal conspiracy scheme that […]

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15th Jul2019

‘Annabelle Comes Homes’ Review

by Jak-Luke Sharp

Stars: Vera Farmiga, Patrick Wilson, Mckenna Grace, Madison Iseman, Katie Sarife, Michael Cimino, Samara Lee | Written and Directed by Gary Dauberman Annabelle Comes Home, directed by occasional franchise writer Gary Dauberman, is the latest entry into the ongoing Conjuring property and sets itself just after the events of the first Annabelle feature with the […]

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10th Jul2019

‘Anna’ Review

by Jak-Luke Sharp

Stars: Sasha Luss, Helen Mirren, Luke Evans, Cillian Murphy, Lera Abova, Alexander Petrov, Nikita Pavlenk, Anna Krippa, Aleksey Maslodudov, Eric Godon, Ivan Franek, Jean-Baptiste Puech, Adrian Can | Written and Directed by Luc Besson Luc Besson returns to cinema screens with his first, and presumably last, film he will be afforded to make after the […]

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05th Jul2019

‘Svaha: The Sixth Finger’ Review (Netflix)

by Jak-Luke Sharp

Stars: Jung-jae Lee, Ji-tae Yu, Min Tanaka, Jin-young Jung, Sang-woo Lee, Lee Jae-in, Jung-min Park, Seung-chul Baek, Seon-kyu Jin, Jung-min Hwang, Hong-pa Kim, Suk Mun, Ji-hwan Park, Ji Seung-Hyun | Written and Directed by Jang Jae-hyun Svaha: The Sixth Finger, brought to Netflix as part of their commitment to Korean programming, is directed by Jang Jae-hyun […]

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05th Jul2019

‘Spider-Man: Far From Home’ Review

by Jak-Luke Sharp

Stars: Tom Holland, Zendaya, Jacob Batalon, Jake Gyllenhaal, Samuel L. Jackson, Marisa Tomei, Jon Favreau, Tony Revolori, Angourie Rice, Remy Hii, Martin Starr, J.B Smoove, Cobie Smulders | Written by Chris McKenna, Erik Sommers | Directed by Jon Watts Spider-Man: Far From Home, directed by Jon Watts, is the latest entry to the smash-hit and newly […]

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04th Jul2019

‘The Captor’ Review

by Jak-Luke Sharp

Stars: Ethan Hawke, Noomi Rapace, Mark Strong, Christopher Heyerdahl, Bea Santos, Mark Rendall, Ian Matthews, John Ralston, Shanti Roney, Christopher Wagelin, Thorbjørn Harr | Written and Directed by Robert Budreau 1973, Stockholm, Sweden: Self-styled outlaw Lars Nystrom, high on pills, wearing a wig, shades and a cowboy hat, walks into a bank, pulls out a […]

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