Random ramblings on music and movies

Reviews and entertainment articles by Dave Simpson

Venom – review

When Sony announced plans to produce a plethora of films centred around some of Spider-Man’s most iconic supporting characters without any apparent connection to the renowned web-slinger himself, I was … Continue reading

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The Predator – review

One of cinema’s most iconic alien races is back on the big screen in director Shane Black’s unimaginatively but aptly-titled new sci-fi action fest, The Predator. Shifting the setting back … Continue reading

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Ant-Man and The Wasp – a spoiler free review

After being delayed a month in some countries on the east side of the Atlantic as a result of the World Cup, Ant-Man and the Wasp has finally flown into … Continue reading

August 7, 2018 · 1 Comment

Mission: Impossible – Fallout review

Tom Cruise returns for the highly-anticipated sixth instalment of the Mission: Impossible series, which sees the fate of the world once again resting in the hands of ace IMF agent … Continue reading

July 30, 2018 · Leave a comment

The park is gone – a Jurassic World: Fallen Kingdom review

The park is gone…and so is the charm of the Jurassic Park franchise. Following what I found to be an absorbingly fun and vivifying fourth film from director Colin Trevorrow in … Continue reading

June 13, 2018 · Leave a comment

Solo: A Spoiler Free Review

Considering Star Wars is my greatest and most enduring obsession when it comes to fandom and Han Solo is not just my favourite film character of all time, he’s my … Continue reading

May 27, 2018 · 1 Comment

Star Wars: Last Shot (A Han and Lando Novel) – book review

Continuing my tradition of talking about the tie-in material in the run up to the release of a new Star Wars movie, I’m now going to discuss Solo companion novel, … Continue reading

May 24, 2018 · 1 Comment