License to Review #6: On Her Majesty’s Secret Service (1969)

James Bond will return to cinemas this November with his twenty-fifth adventure, No Time to Die. In preparation, David Alkhed will take a look at all the previous entries in the franchise and see which ones are deserving of praise (shaken) and which ones aren’t (stirred). Sean Connery had quit the James Bond franchise followingContinue reading “License to Review #6: On Her Majesty’s Secret Service (1969)”

License to Review #5: You Only Live Twice (1967)

James Bond will return to cinemas this November with his twenty-fifth adventure, No Time to Die. In preparation, David Alkhed will take a look at all the previous entries in the franchise and see which ones are deserving of praise (shaken) and which ones aren’t (stirred). With five years and four films under his belt,Continue reading “License to Review #5: You Only Live Twice (1967)”

License to Review #4: Thunderball (1965)

James Bond will return to cinemas this November with his twenty-fifth adventure, No Time to Die. In preparation, David Alkhed will take a look at all the previous entries in the franchise and see which ones are deserving of praise (shaken) and which ones aren’t (stirred). Goldfinger felt like a breath of fresh air inContinue reading “License to Review #4: Thunderball (1965)”

The Good, the Bad, the Weird (2008) – A Fistful of Holy Shit

I’ve reviewed two South Korean films for this website, Memories of Murder and House of Hummingbird. One of them is a darkly comical detective mystery and the other one is a coming-of-age drama. In the review for the latter I mentioned my desire to watch additional Korean films that weren’t genre-films and I hope toContinue reading “The Good, the Bad, the Weird (2008) – A Fistful of Holy Shit”

Artemis Fowl, (2020) – The Worst Kind of Bad

I exist in two states simultaneously when talking about Artemis Fowl. First of all, there’s the me now, three days after having seen it, tasked with the herculean effort of writing about the piece of shit, and then there’s the me who, once they get started talking about the movie, has it all come floodingContinue reading “Artemis Fowl, (2020) – The Worst Kind of Bad”

License to Review #3: Goldfinger (1964)

James Bond will return to cinemas this November with his twenty-fifth adventure, No Time to Die. In preparation, David Alkhed will take a look at all the previous entries in the franchise and see which ones are deserving of praise (shaken) and which ones aren’t (stirred). When watching the early James Bond films featuring SeanContinue reading “License to Review #3: Goldfinger (1964)”

Da 5 Bloods (2020), Brutal but Beautiful

Spike Lee’s newest film has been a hot-button topic since it’s announcement. Followed by a series of absolutely gorgeous posters that added fuel to the flame of excitement for myself and many other film fans. Myself, and many others, were eagerly awaiting the 12th to finally see whether this film would rank alongside Lee’s previousContinue reading “Da 5 Bloods (2020), Brutal but Beautiful”

Jesus Shows You the Way to the Highway, (2020) – The Craziest Film of the Year, and Maybe the Best

There’s a sentiment I often hear at the moment, that there’s a certain era of filmmaking that’s past. Where you could just stumble across a masterpiece and when genuinely strange and brilliant films could get released. People basically jacking off the nostalgia of the 60s and 70s tell me this. I’m looking at you Quentin,Continue reading “Jesus Shows You the Way to the Highway, (2020) – The Craziest Film of the Year, and Maybe the Best”

Aquaman (2018), Wet and Wild

After Justice League, it seemed like the DCEU were turning over a new leaf, with underdog IP’s getting greenlit like this one and Shazam in the near future. As well as inviting James Wan to direct, with big critical and commercial successes under his belt already, even within high-profile franchises as proved by his successContinue reading “Aquaman (2018), Wet and Wild”