Category Archive: Flash Reviews

Flash Review – Mad Max: Fury Road

More like Mad Max: Feminist Road, amirite?

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Flash Review: A Million Ways To Die In The West [2014]

I braced for the worst… and it never came. I had all but given up hope after the ghastly preview for Seth MacFarlane’s latest surfaced, but surprisingly, no, the best bits weren’t in the… Continue reading

Flash Review: Edge of Tomorrow [2014]

Can we please keep Tom Cruise for 50 more years? The man still has it and it’s all on display in Edge of Tomorrow, a thoroughly satisfying and unexpectedly solid actioner. At 51,… Continue reading

Flash Review: Maleficent [2014]

Perhaps in another scenario, I would’ve absolutely loathed a movie that takes a beloved animated story and its iconic villain and turns them on their heads, rendering the horned evil fairy into more… Continue reading

Flash Review: Godzilla [2014]

  Is it Gareth Edwards’s, like, goal in life to bore people to death or am I just immune to his “charms”? After Monsters and now this, I am almost convinced he’s spearheading… Continue reading

Flash Review: A Streetcar Named Desire (1951)

Marlon Brando is out-of-this-world great in this mid-century film by Elia Kazan, based on the play by Tennessee Williams, but he’s stranded alone in a stuffy, impossibly melodramatic domestic drama that goes on… Continue reading

Flash Review: Noah [2014]

The perfect biblical adaptation for a Marvel-obsessed world; this Noah-as-action hero epic is thoroughly entertaining. Occasionally corny and overwrought (the source material is not known for restraint or subtlety, after all), but that… Continue reading

Flash Review: The Counselor [2013]

Have you been bad? ‘Cause this movie has. I was not ready for a film directed by Ridley Scott and starring Michael Fassbender, Penélope Cruz, Javier Bardem, Cameron Diaz and Brad Pitt, to… Continue reading

Flash Review – Thor: The Dark World

As a big opposer of the first Thor, one of the silliest movies I’ve seen in the last couple of years, I have to say this sequel is better. New director Alan Taylor,… Continue reading