KINGSMAN: THE GOLDEN CIRCLE

Measuring up and crossing the pond – Kingsman: The Golden Circle

Kingsman: The Golden Circle is an action-packed joyride and a welcome addition to the action spy genre, but it’s not the masterpiece its predecessor was. Continue reading “Measuring up and crossing the pond – Kingsman: The Golden Circle”

Jared Viljoen
Jared is a cantankerous designer looking for love in all the wrong places and living vicariously through television. Sometimes he makes things.
Valerian and the City of a Thousand Planets

Valerian: Star Wars should start sleeping with one eye open

Director/screenwriter Luc Besson excels at creating these vast, quirky, juxtaposed worlds which showcase the wonder of his expansive imagination whilst never forcing us to entirely abandon the familiar. Valerian and the City of a Thousand Planets certainly has that homely charm wrapped-in-the-spectacular vibe. Continue reading “Valerian: Star Wars should start sleeping with one eye open”

Jared Viljoen
Jared is a cantankerous designer looking for love in all the wrong places and living vicariously through television. Sometimes he makes things.
Spider-man: Homecoming

The title is a pun – a review of Spiderman: Homecoming

15 Years, 5 movies and 2 spidermen in, we arrive at Spiderman: Homecoming which manages to shake off the franchise fatigue and deliver a great, surprisingly fun and funny film. Continue reading “The title is a pun – a review of Spiderman: Homecoming”

Jared Viljoen
Jared is a cantankerous designer looking for love in all the wrong places and living vicariously through television. Sometimes he makes things.
Wonder Woman

Wonder Woman: Time to stop wondering

The world has waited a long time for Wonder Woman and she’s finally here, ready and willing to pick up the pieces of DC’s fragmented cinematic universe with a film driven by hope and humanity. Continue reading “Wonder Woman: Time to stop wondering”

Jared Viljoen
Jared is a cantankerous designer looking for love in all the wrong places and living vicariously through television. Sometimes he makes things.
King Arthur: Legend of the Sword

King Arthur, the remix: Legend of the Sword

The legend of King Arthur is a muddling affair. Authors have been telling his story for ages and it’s never the same twice – Guy Ritchie’s King Arthur: Legend of the Sword is no different. Continue reading “King Arthur, the remix: Legend of the Sword”

Jared Viljoen
Jared is a cantankerous designer looking for love in all the wrong places and living vicariously through television. Sometimes he makes things.

Power Rangers: A Mostly Mighty Morphin’ Movie

I suspect whether you’ll be go-going to or stay-staying home for Power Rangers depends on how much you loved the original TV show and movie, but this film is, for the most part, a fun ride. Continue reading “Power Rangers: A Mostly Mighty Morphin’ Movie”

Jared Viljoen
Jared is a cantankerous designer looking for love in all the wrong places and living vicariously through television. Sometimes he makes things.
LEGO Batman Movie

LEGO Batman works alone but you should bring your friends

The LEGO Batman Movie assured its success when it combined two of the great cultural landmarks we as humans have: LEGO and Batman. If you loved 2014’s The LEGO Movie you’ll definitely want to check this one out. Part sequel, part spin-off and certainly the most successful DC movie to grace the big screen in a while. Continue reading “LEGO Batman works alone but you should bring your friends”

Jared Viljoen
Jared is a cantankerous designer looking for love in all the wrong places and living vicariously through television. Sometimes he makes things.