Mortal Kombat (2021)

Mortal Kombat has been adapted into yet another movie, centering around the high stakes tournament for the universe! The main players are back and brutal as ever! Let’s consider the pros and cons of Mortal Kombat… Pros: Firstly, the direction from Simon McQuoid is extremely impressive for his first feature film. Everything from the costumeContinue reading “Mortal Kombat (2021)”

Nomadland (2020)

Nomadland gives us an in depth look at nomadic life in the American Midwest. Francis McDormand and David Strathairn are the only actors, with real nomads making up the rest of the cast. Let’s consider the pros and cons of Nomadland… Pros: This is an amazingly real film, skirting the line somewhere between documentary andContinue reading “Nomadland (2020)”

The Dig (2021)

The Dig is a Netflix Original film, adapted from the 2007 historical novel by John Preston. This true story follows excavator Basil Brown, who unearths a valuable piece of history prior to World War II. Let’s consider the pros and cons of The Dig… Pros: From the sweeping landscape shots to the emotional close ups,Continue reading “The Dig (2021)”

The White Tiger (2021)

The White Tiger is an adaptation of Aravind Adiga’s 2008 novel of the same name. In this atypical rags to riches story, a poor Indian driver named Balram strives to raise his status in life. However, India’s two caste system makes this dream all but impossible. Let’s consider the pros and cons of The WhiteContinue reading “The White Tiger (2021)”

8. Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows: Part 2 (2011)

Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows: Part 2 is based on the novel from J.K. Rowling and the eighth and final movie of the series. The story continues with Harry, Ron and Hermione desperately trying to destroy the remaining Horcruxes and defeat Lord Voldemort. Let’s consider the pros and cons of the final film… Pros:Continue reading “8. Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows: Part 2 (2011)”

7. Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows: Part 1 (2010)

Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows: Part 1 is based on the popular novel from J.K. Rowling and the seventh film of the series. The story follows Harry, Ron and Hermione on their urgent quest to track down the four remaining Horcruxes and avoid capture by their enemies. Let’s consider the pros and cons ofContinue reading “7. Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows: Part 1 (2010)”

6. Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince (2009)

Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince is based on the widely popular novel by J.K. Rowling and the sixth film of the series. The story follows a determined Harry and Dumbledore as they seek to uncover Lord Voldemort’s weakness. Let’s consider the pros and cons of the sixth film… Pros: David Yates returns as directorContinue reading “6. Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince (2009)”

5. Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix (2007)

Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix is based on the popular young adult novel from J.K. Rowling and the fifth film of the series. The story follows a perplexed Harry, as his warnings about Lord Voldemort’s return have been ignored, and the bureaucratic takeover of Hogwarts. Let’s consider the pros and cons ofContinue reading “5. Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix (2007)”

4. Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire (2005)

Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire is based on the popular young adult novel from J.K. Rowling and the fourth film of the series. At this point, we understand that Harry and his friends are no longer children and their enemies are more powerful and threatening than ever. Let’s consider the pros and consContinue reading “4. Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire (2005)”

3. Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban (2004)

Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban is based on the young adult novel from J.K. Rowling and is the third book in the series. It’s worth noting that the two previous stories are considered middle grade, while this story launches Harry Potter into a more grown up world with ever increasing stakes. Let’s considerContinue reading “3. Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban (2004)”