• Knives Out for DVD: Look who’s gone and dunnit?

    When renowned crime novelist Harlan Thrombey (Christopher Plummer) is found dead at his estate just after his 85th birthday, the inquisitive and debonair Detective Benoit Blanc (Daniel Craig, taking a break from 007 duties) is mysteriously enlisted to investigate. From Harlan’s dysfunctional family to his devoted staff, Blanc sifts...
  • ‘Hannah Grace’ possesses some De Rigueur Mortis scares…

    Megan Reed (Shay Mitchell)  is an ex-cop with something to prove, mainly to herself. After a tragedy at her previous job and overcoming an addiction to medication, she’s looking for an opportunity for something quieter and less risky. When her sponsor, Lisa (Stana Katic) who works in the local...
  • Super-Fish-all? A Sea-GI-heavy DVD for ‘Aquaman’…

    Arthur Curry is an infant that shouldn’t exist. He’s the son of lighthouse keeper Tom Curry (Temuera Morrison) and Atlanna (Nicole Kidman), the fugitive queen-to-be of Atlantis. When Tom finds Atlanna severely injured on the coastline, he saves her and they fall in love, but despite the birth of...
  • The Predator: An alienated Fumble in the Jungle…

    Quinn McKenna (Boyd Holbrook) is a sniper with a group of black-ops soldiers taking down a cartel in Mexico.  Unfortunately their mission goes wrong, due in large part to the crashing of what appears to be an alien craft in to the nearby jungle. After encountering its occupant, McKenna...
  • The Nun: Not with a bang but a wimple…

    The Conjuring franchise, the horror mythology loosely (sometimes very loosely) taking its cues from real people and events,  has had its ups and downs, including the main films, the Annabelle spin-off and now an origin story of sorts with The Nun. So far the franchise has been a mixture...
  • ‘Peppermint’ Passé : Revenge is less sweet, more sour…

    Riley North (Jennifer Garner) is a typical cash-strapped suburban mother, getting by as best she can. When the birthday party for her daughter Carly (Cailey Fleming) is sabotaged by a spiteful fellow school mom, Riley and husband Chris (Jeff Hephner) take Carly out for an evening at the local...
  • ‘Slenderman’ horror offers slim pickings…

    Wren (Joey King), Hallie (Julia Goldani Telles), Katie (Annalise Basso) and Chloe (Jaz Sinclair) decide to up the ante by exploring the internet phenomena known as ‘Slenderman’ but it’s a decision they quickly regret. When one of them goes missing, the others start to realise that whatever took her...
  • Waking the Dread: Hereditary’s family fears…

    Annie Graham (Toni Collette)  is an artist who lives with her husband Steve (Gabriel Byrne) and family in a luxurious multi-story house, an idyllic rural setting. Their lives are less comfortable emotionally – especially with the recent loss of Annie’s mother, the matriarchal Ellen who was known for her...
  • Deadpool 2: The shtick hits the fans…

    Emotionally, mentally and physically scarred mercenary Wade Wilson / Deadpool (Ryan Reynolds) has never met an opportunity he can’t screw up, so even as he considers potential parenthood, his days of domestic bliss with Vanessa (Morena Baccarin) would seem to be limited.  Sent on a revenge of Deathwishian proportions,...