“London Has Fallen, but good” Unlocked review

14859347_1040969846011519_1192281544_o-copyBy Adam Brannon. Every year it happens, a big blockbuster comes along and absolutely obliterates the competition at the box office. This year, that award has gone to the much-hyped and slightly disappointing Guardians of the Galaxy: Vol 2.

Then, a fortnight later, another massive hit arrives, Alien: Covenant this time, meaning any films caught between the two behemoths are generally forgotten. In 2016, that forgotten movie was Eye in the Sky. This year, it’s Michael Apted’s terrorism thriller, Unlocked. But is it a film worth watching? Continue reading

“Paul Rudd like you’ve never seen him” Ant-Man review

ANT-MAN   (UK CERT: 12A)

Director: Peyton Reed  

Music: Christophe Beck

Starring: Paul Rudd, Michael Douglas, Evangeline Lilly


Ant-Man has had numerous production problems

Ant-Man has had numerous production problems

REVIEW AUTHOR: Adam Brannon

You can almost hear the groans, yet another superhero film bulldozes its way into cinemas. Sandwiched between the ambitious Avengers: Age of Ultron and the Fantastic Four reboot, Marvel’s Ant-Man is the first of this year’s summer superheroes.

However, numerous setbacks that included a director walking out halfway through filming meant that Ant-Man would be haunted by the action behind-the-scenes, rather than that on it. But what is the finished product like? Continue reading