Sam Easton

Doctor Who – Arachnids in the UK

Doctor Who returns to earth in the latest instalment in Jodie Whittaker’s first season as the Doctor, and it’s another strong episode in what has been an excellent season so far. Finally returning her companions home, the Doctor discovers a growing spider problem in Sheffield, linked to a hotel that...
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Posted Nov. 2, 2018

Firing The (James) Gunn

Okay, here’s the story. Back in July 2018, James Gunn got fired from directing Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 3 for a series of offensive tweets from around 6-10 years ago. Now, a few months later, Marvel’s rival company DC have hired Gunn to write, and potentially direct, Suicide Squad...
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Posted Oct. 29, 2018

Solo: A Star Wars Story – Review

Sitting down right now, I’ve realised how this review of Solo: A Star Wars Story is probably the most difficult article I’ve written. And that’s because the film is ultimately fine. It’s actually how I feel about all of these new Star Wars films; I enjoy watching them, but ultimately...
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Posted Jun. 7, 2018

Ready Player One: Review

When you pitch a film that’s all about pop culture, if you want to do it well, you’re going to need the rights to a lot of IP. And who better to get those rights from than the man who owns a good chunk of them? Steven Spielberg. It feels...
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Posted Apr. 1, 2018

Tomb Raider: Review

There’s never been a good video game movie adaptation. Sure, you may like Super Mario Bros. ironically, and you may enjoy that second set piece in Assassin’s Creed, but that’s about it. Unfortunately, the latest attempt to make a good video game film with Tomb Raider doesn’t quite work either,...
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Posted Mar. 18, 2018