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Gemini Man Review

Howdy ladies and gentlemen of the internet, I’m here with another review and though I’m a little later than I had hoped, I finally have time to share my with you my thoughts on Gemini Man via my podcast Film Focus.

On this episode of Film Focus, I get to talk about the latest film from Ang Lee starring Will Smith; Gemini Man. Now I have been following this film for a while and while the trailers didn’t blow me away, I was at least intrigued enough to see what the full film would be like. So is the film good or not? Well, check out this spoiler-free review to find out.

Anyway here’s the review:

If you haven’t checked out my podcast before you can find it here: https://soundcloud.com/film_focus

So have you seen Gemini Man and if so what did you think of it? Drop your thoughts in the comments section below and I’ll see ya in the next review, laters! 😀

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Posted by on October 16, 2019 in Film Reviews, Reviews

 

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Joker Review

Howdy ladies and gentlemen of the internet, how’s it going? Yes, I am still here. 😛 I know I don’t post as consistently as I used to but if there is something notable to talk about or review on here I do try to step out of the shadows and contribute and so with the release of Joker, of course, I had to review it myself. So as usal I’ll be sharing my thoughts on the film via my podcast Film Focus.

On this episode of Film Focus, I finally get to talk about another one of the most anticipated films of 2019 in the form of Joker. Now I have been interested in this film from the time it was announced just to see if it could work, and over time I found my intrigue and hyped levels increasing with subsequent set photos and trailers that followed. So does this film work or not? Well, check out this spoiler-free review to find out.

P.S. I enjoyed talking about this film but beyond that, I have a few thoughts about film discussion and fandom and my passion for talking about films with likeminded individuals and I hope that resonates with you and anyone else that listens.

Anyway here’s the review:

If you haven’t checked out my podcast before you can find it here: https://soundcloud.com/film_focus

So have you seen Joker and if so what did you think of it? Regardless of whether you liked it or not, I would really love to hear your thoughts on this film so drop your thoughts in the comments section below and I’ll see ya in the next review, laters! 😀

 
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Posted by on October 9, 2019 in Film Reviews, Reviews

 

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It Chapter Two Review

Howdy ladies and gentlemen of the internet, how’s it going? After 2 months away from my blog due to a holiday, creative block and some other life-related stuff I have finally returned to my blog to share my latest review in the form of It Chapter Two via my podcast Film Focus.

So now I finally get to talk about one of the most anticipated films of 2019 for not only myself but also a lot of other people; It Chapter Two. I along with a lot of other people really enjoyed It back in 2017 and from the time the sequel announced to the casting to the subsequent trailers, everything about this sequel was looking amazing. So now the film is out telling the second half of the story involving the adults. So does this sequel work or not? Well, check out this spoiler-free review to find out.

Anyway here’s the review:

If you haven’t checked out my podcast before you can find it here: https://soundcloud.com/film_focus

So have you seen It Chapter Two and if so what did you think of it? Drop your thoughts in the comments section below and I’ll see ya in the next review, until next time, laters! 😀

 
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Posted by on September 14, 2019 in Film Reviews, Reviews

 

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Spider-Man: Far From Home Review

Howdy people of the internet, how is it going? Today I finally get to share my review for Spider-Man: Far From Home; the sequel to Spider-Man: Homecoming and the latest superhero film from Marvel Studios and Sony Pictures via my podcast Film Focus.

Now I have been interested in watching this film since the first trailer came out last December, but my hype levels really didn’t start to blow up until a weeks before the film’s release and hearing some of the positive thoughts on the film from early film critics. So how does Far From Home compare to Homecoming and continue the Peter Parker story after Avengers: Infinity War and Endgame? Well, check out this spoiler-free review to find out!

P.S. 1) Since there are a lot of interesting things you should see pretty fresh I tried to be as vague as possible with this review. And 2) Apologies about the background noise, I had a very limited window to record this episode so unfortunately, I couldn’t record around the people moving around the house.

Anyway here’s the review:

If you haven’t checked out my podcast before you can find it here: https://soundcloud.com/film_focus

So have you seen Spider-Man: Far From Home and if so what did you think of it? Drop your thoughts in the comments section below and I’ll see ya in the next review, until next time, laters! 😀

 
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Posted by on July 6, 2019 in Film Reviews, Reviews

 

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Toy Story 4 Review

Howdy people of the internet, how is it going? So yeah after a break that took a lot longer than I expected due to a cold that took my voice away. I am back to share my thoughts on the latest film in the Toy Story series; Toy Story 4 via my podcast Film Focus.

Now I have been curious, cautious and hopeful about this film since its announcement in 2014. And Toy Story 3, one of my all-time favourite films, ended the series in such a strong way, I thought why would Pixar potentially ruin the series with another entry? It wasn’t until the full trailers came out that I got an idea of what TS4 would be like and that’s when I started to feel some hope that it could be another solid film in the series. So how was the film? Well, check out this spoiler-free review to find out!

Anyway here’s the review:

If you haven’t checked out my podcast before you can find it here: https://soundcloud.com/film_focus

So have you seen Toy Story 4 and if so what did you think of it? Drop your thoughts in the comments section below and I’ll see ya in the next review, until next time, laters! 😀

 
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Posted by on June 24, 2019 in Film Reviews, Reviews

 

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Double Review: Brightburn & Godzilla: King of the Monsters Review

Howdy ladies and gents of the internet, how is it going?  I am back with a double film review on Brightburn and Godzilla: King of the Monsters via my podcast Film Focus.

Because of scheduling conflicts, I decided to put both reviews in the same episode and I have a fair amount to say about both. So how did these films fare? Well, listen to this episode for some spoiler-free thoughts on both films! 😀

Timecodes:

02:10 Brightburn Review
14:18 Godzilla: King of the Monsters Review

Also around 14:48 I made a mistake about the number of Godzilla films that currently exist, the actual number is 35.

Anyway here’s the review:

If you haven’t checked out my podcast before you can find it here: https://soundcloud.com/film_focus

So have you seen Brightburn and Godzilla: King of the Monsters and if so what did you think of it? Drop your thoughts in the comments section below and I’ll see ya in the next review, until next time, laters! 😀

 
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Posted by on June 3, 2019 in Film Reviews, Reviews

 

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John Wick: Chapter 3 – Parabellum Review

Howdy ladies and gents of the internet, how is it going? So I’m back again to share my thoughts on the latest film in the John Wick series; John Wick: Chapter 3 – Parabellum via my podcast Film Focus.

It is crazy to see how far this set of films have come, from the original surprising audiences in 2014 to the 2017 sequel which wasn’t as well-received, but I thought was really damn good (check out my review). And now you have Chapter 3 which I was always excited to see, but my hype levels didn’t kick in until around a fortnight before the film’s release and it also helped that the early word of mouth was pretty positive as well. So how was the film? Well, check out this spoiler-free review to find out!

Anyway here’s the review:

If you haven’t checked out my podcast before you can find it here: https://soundcloud.com/film_focus

So have you seen John Wick 3 and if so what did you think of it? Drop your thoughts in the comments section below and I’ll see ya in the next review, until next time, laters! 😀

 
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Posted by on May 23, 2019 in Film Reviews, Reviews

 

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Shazam! Review

Howdy ladies and gents of the internet, I know this one is a little late but back on here to share my thoughts on Shazam! in the form of a review via my podcast, Film Focus.

On episode 75 of Film Focus, I share my thoughts on Shazam!, the latest superhero film from DC and Warner Bros. Now, I recall seeing the trailer for this film online during Comic-Con 2018 and being quite intrigued. The concept of a kid being able to transform into an adult superhero with Superman-like abilities is such a crazy and unique idea with lots of possibilities cool superhero adventures. And after the early positive word of mouth came out about the film two weeks ago, I got really hyped to see it. So after seeing it a recently, how was the film? Well, check out this spoiler-free review to find out!

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So have you seen Shazam! and if so what did you think of it? I really want to hear your thoughts on this film so drop your thoughts in the comments below and if you have some spare time subscribe to my podcast, Film Focus on Soundcloud and iTunes. Until next time, laters! 😀

 
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Posted by on April 6, 2019 in Film Reviews, Reviews

 

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AUDIO REVIEW: Us

Howdy ladies and gents of the internet, I know this one is a little late but back on here to share my thoughts on Us in the form of a review via my podcast, Film Focus.

Now, this is a film that a lot of people have been looking forward to not only because it was the follow-up to 2017’s Get Out, but also because of the hype surrounding the marketing. Once the trailer came out I recall the internet going crazy for it, but I never saw the trailer or any of the marketing at all just because I was sold on Peele and the cast. And with the early glowing reviews, film fans everywhere were excited to see what the deal was with this new film. So today I share with you my spoiler-free thoughts. 🙂

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So have you seen Us and if so what did you think of it? I really want to hear your thoughts on this film so drop your thoughts in the comments below and if you have some spare time subscribe to my podcast, Film Focus on Soundcloud and iTunes. Until next time, laters! 😀

 
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Posted by on March 29, 2019 in Film Reviews, Reviews

 

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ONE PARAGRAPH REVIEW: Mary Poppins Returns

Howdy ladies and gents, for the first time in a while I’m doing a written review and I just wanted to share my quick thoughts on Mary Poppins Returns as I saw it today and wanted to talk about it. 🙂 So is this film a good watch or not? Well read on and find out! 😀

The plot can be summed up as the following: “Set in 1930s London, twenty-five years after the events of the original film, it sees Mary Poppins, the former nanny of Jane and Michael Banks, returning after a family tragedy.” So as someone who only saw the original Mary Poppins in full earlier on today (which held up fairly well I might add), I was very curious to see how this sequel would pan out, and I thought this was as a nice little sequel. The film certainly had a lot of similarities to the original in terms of the story structure and some of the problems that the main characters faced, and by the time the film concluded, a lot of the issues were resolved in quite an easy and familiar way. That being said the film did look very nice with great set design, clear, bright and distinctive visuals that call back but also expand upon the original. It was especially strange to see how much larger the exterior locations were from the original and the sense of realism due to the London locations. The soundtrack was nice and some of the new songs were pretty catchy, I also really liked the choreography of those dance scenes especially with the lamplighters who had some impressive stunt work. And the cast was solid with the performances from Emily Blunt, Ben Whishaw and Lin-Manuel Miranda being especially strong and memorable. Blunt is one of those women I will watch in anything and she did very well in this film, she emulated all of the core traits of the character from Julie Andrews nicely, Whishaw who I have liked since Skyfall is pretty good in most films and I think this may be my favourite performance because of how much emotional turmoil and struggle his character went through, and finally Miranda was essentially Bert from the first film, but he was very fun, charismatic and was probably my favourite person in the film. So in conclusion, while Mary Poppins Returns, isn’t as good as the original and felt a little too familiar to its predecessor when it worked, it worked quite well and as someone who isn’t overly keen on musicals, I enjoyed it.

So have you seen Mary Poppins Returns and if so what did you think of it? Leave your thoughts in the comments below and I’ll see ya in the next review, laters! 😀

 
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Posted by on December 27, 2018 in Film Reviews, Reviews

 

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