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Review: The Lion King (2019)

By Dominic Messier, Founder, Editor-in-Chief and Film Writer   There’s a great and illuminating scene in Steven Spielberg’s 1993 blockbuster Jurassic Park, where a certain fictitious chaotician named Ian Malcolm (brilliantly overplayed by Jeff Goldblum) confronts billionaire industrialist John Hammond (Sir Richard Attenborough) as to scientists being so busy with seeing if they could clone dinosaurs,…

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Blu-Ray Review: Dumbo

By Dominic Messier, Founder,Editor and Film Writer   The latest in a string of live-action adaptations of Disney’s own catalogue of animated classics, Dumbo is a frustrating double-edged sword, in that it does pull at the heartstrings while benefiting from director Tim Burton’s flair for the fantastic, though it does so at the expense of any…

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Now Playing: Dark Phoenix

By Dominic Messier, Founder, Editor and Film Writer In what can only be optimistically described as a dead-on-arrival, violent last nail in a cinematic coffin, the last installment in Fox’s X-Men prequel franchise disrespectfully ignores its own backstory, to offer us a very poorly conceived chapter which doesn’t even bother drawing its plot elements from…