Jumanji: The Next Level Review – more solid ground for the franchise

Back in 2017 one of the unexpected hits of the year on the big screen was Jumanji: Welcome to the Jungle. Starring Dwayne Johnson, Karen Gillan, Kevin Hart and Jack Black the reboot marveled with its effective gags and surprisingly strong character development. That movie was directed by Jake Kasdan, son of Lawrence Kasdan, and […]

No Time To Die Trailer Discussion starring Daniel Craig

One of the most anticipated movie for 2020 is No Time To Die. Its the 25th James Bond movie, if you don’t count two unofficial adaptations, and the fifth and last installment starring Daniel Craig. Today the trailer was released and it marveled the viewer because it was so good. The movie is directed by […]

Happy Thanksgiving + some Black Friday tips

I wanted to wish everybody a happy Thanksgiving. It is the day that officially kicks off the holiday season with roasted turkey dinners, marshmallows and excessive spending. Or last least, if you follow the Black Friday craze. For those that do I have a few special tips on what you might spend your money on. […]

Riddick 4: Furya starts production in 2020 – Katee Sackhoff onboard

It is hard to believe that it is almost 6 years since we last saw a Riddick movie on the big screen. It is also almost four years ago that I wrote a blog post announcing Riddick 4 Furya and a companion show called MERC CITY was in production. On the latter there has been […]

Knives Out Review – Rian Johnson wows with whodunnit

Knives Out is an unusual movie. It’s a murder ‘whodunnit’ in the style of Agatha Christie. Except for Murder on the Orient Express by Kenneth Branagh there are not many of those. The story is told as a comedy, a black comedy at that. Starring a ensemble cast including Daniel Craig, Christopher Plummer, Ana de […]

Earthquake Bird Review starring Alicia Vikander

One of the movies I have long been looking forward to is Earthquake Bird, based on the novel by Susanna Jones. I am quite a Japanophile, with a formal study in the Japanese language. That is besides my education as a softwareengineer. Neither the original novel nor this movie are long. The original source material […]

Terminator Dark Fate Review

If there is one movie I did not want to watch this year it was Terminator Dark Fate. The sixth movie in a franchise is rarely any good. After Terminator 3 through 5 crashed and burned I was done with the franchise. And yet, the movie is directed by Tim Miller who also directed Deadpool. […]

Happy Halloween 2019 + schedule for the fall

I will start by wishing everybody a Happy Halloween Halloween is slowly starting to become more of an event where I live. In fact I saw the first pumpkin lanterns just now as I was walking outside through the autumn coldness. And there is plenty to do this Halloween weekend. Playing Luigi’s Mansion 3 and […]

Star Wars The Rise of Skywalker trailer opinion

Finally, the official trailer for Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker has become available online. The movie, directed by J.J. Abrams, is slated for release on December 18th. This coincides with the official start of the ticker sales. Fans have been looking forward to the trailer with trepidation, as part of a general anxiety around […]

Earthquake Bird Trailer and Preview

Yesterday saw the release of the official trailer for Earthquake Bird. The movie is based on the novel of the same name by Susanna Jones and start Alicia Vikander. Set in the late 80s Japan Vikander plays Lucy Fly, an expat who becomes the lead suspect in the disappearance of her friend Lily. Earthquake Bird […]