John Mosby

John Mosby

  • Ray Winstone is one of Black Widow’s merry men…

    There’s a deal of irony in the fact that it’s taken over a decade of MCU movies before fan-favourite Black Widow (Scarlett Johansson) gets her own solo outing and that it didn’t happen until after ***spoilers*** the character’s demise in the recent blockbusting Avengers: Endgame. Given the Endgame events,...
  • ‘The Whisper Man’ thriller is something to shout about…

    Fifteen years ago, the town of Featherbank was shaken by a serial killer that abducted and killed five young boys over several months. The killer became known as ‘The Whisper Man’ because there had been reports of whispering at the windows of the children before they vanished. Subsequently, other...
  • All spectacle, no suit? MIB goes casual for a Mission Improbable…

    Years ago, an alien encounter saw a young girl named Molly witness an alien visitor. The usually efficient Men in Black make sure her parents’ are neuralised so that they won’t remember the event, but Molly – who’s supposed to be asleep – doesn’t get the mind-wipe… and so...
  • Iraq War’s ‘Official Secrets’ exposed in new trailer…

    Over the years there have been a lot of films made that looked at key events and potential cover-ups involving world-altering events. Some are in the realms of hard-to-prove conspiracy theories and others meticulously trace out the way that evidence was eventually uncovered of high crimes and misdemeanours.  It’s...
  • Oh, the horror! Bloody Bananas split the difference?

    For those of a certain age, there are likely fond but likely incredibly surreal memories of an American television show called The Banana Splits (technically, ‘The Banana Splits Adventure Hour‘) which was originally broadcast between 1968 and 1971. Though hard to explain, it was essentially a mixture of live-action...
  • Black Mirror: ‘Smithereens’ – uber-topical tale of death & taxis…

    Chris Gilhaney’s life is not what it was. He divides his time between grief-counselling groups and providing an Uber-like service in his car. Chris (Andrew Scott)  quietly meditates in his taxi, searching for a temporary moment of peace in an existence that is now far too loud for him....
  • Black Mirror: ‘Vipers’ strikes at heart of sexual identity…

    Danny and Karl are long-time friends who party all night and all day and don’t have a care in the world… even Danny’s girlfriend, Theo is often a willing participant in living life to the full. But times evolve and  over a decade later, Danny and Theo have settled...
  • Ashes to Ashes: ‘Dark Phoenix’ flames out as Fox’s finale…

    It’s the 1990s and Charles Xavier’s dream of mutants being judged as regular people, even considered ‘superheroes’ who can help in a crisis seems to have been fulfilled. Though it’s not perfect, there’s a tolerance and co-existence that he’s sought all his life.  When the Endeavour space-shuttle runs into...
  • Netflix pleads the infernal Fifth for final ‘Lucifer’ run…

    When Lucifer was cancelled by FOX after three seasons, its fanbase got pro-active and made it known they’d follow the show and support it if someone else was to pick it up. At almost literally the eleventh hour, Netflix stepped up and did just that, bringing the show back...