Ewan Gleadow

Movie Review: Scoob

Movie Review: Scoob

It’s tremendously embarrassing for me to come out and say I was really excited to see how Scoob would turn out. I had expected an extravagant destruction of my childhood as perky colours and off-putting vocal performances flooded the nostalgia out of my system. But I still had hopes that this attempt at kickstarting a Hannah-Barbera cinematic universe […]

 Ewan Gleadow

Movie Review: The Beach Bum

Movie Review: The Beach Bum

I’ve always wondered why I liked Spring Breakers so much, its inclusion of Skrillex certainly wasn’t a positive talking point for when I’d finished watching Harmony Korine’s arguably most mainstream work. Heading into The Beach Bum without really knowing which tropes Korine likes to stick with should’ve provided me with some entertaining content that would […]

 Ewan Gleadow

Review: Extremely Wicked, Shockingly Evil and Vile

Review: Extremely Wicked, Shockingly Evil and Vile

If the intention of director Joe Berlinger had been to convince its audience that Ted Bundy was at the very most, innocent, then it has done an ominously strange job of doing so. Even a bona fide fact-checker could’ve been fooled by the strange pacing and uniquely bland performance of Zac Efron’s Ted Bundy. To suggest Extremely Wicked, […]

 Daniela Ralu Nastase

Review: Dirty Grandpa

A big contrast with De Niro`s last movie (The Intern), Dirty Grandpa shows Jason Kelly (Zac Efron) confronting his childhood impressions of his grandfather and replacing them with unexpected new ones, as he is forced by circumstances to go to jail twice, smoke drugs and rediscover his long-lost passion – photography. While his nephew acts and dresses like a third-age man, […]