Monster movie and heart of darkness movie. Mixing genres is the way forward perhaps to shake up the blockbuster.
Of the plethora of sequels and spin-offs this year, can JK Rowling buck the trend and deliver something inspired?
Can this sidestep the origin story clichés?
Guy Ritchie’s SHERLOCK HOLMES: A GAME OF SHADOWS is seriously underrated. Let’s hope this is a vast improvement on THE MAN FROM U.N.C.LE.:
Who isn’t getting sick of formulaic comic book movies? On the other hand, this WONDER WOMAN trailer is exciting.
Out to own today:
Not long to wait. Streaming this September.
More airlines should follow suit. A competition to see who can make the most inventive!
The initial film in the franchise was pretty duff. This does not look any better.
A mystery thriller with potential thanks to lead.
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