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Reviews and entertainment articles by Dave Simpson

Category Archives: Movies

Tomb Raider (2018) – review

Video game legend Lara Croft returns to theatres for the first time in fifteen years as Swedish actress Alicia Vikander steps into the shoes of the so-called tomb raider to … Continue reading

March 18, 2018 · Leave a comment

Marvel’s latest triumph – a Black Panther review

Another year, another profusion of superhero films, and Marvel’s slate for 2018 is certainly off to a strong start with the highly-anticipated eighteenth instalment in the iconic comic book company’s … Continue reading

February 19, 2018 · Leave a comment

Last call pitches! – a Pitch Perfect 3 review

The Last Jedi may be the main talking point when it comes to movies at the moment, but it’s not the only treat that’s on offer in theatres this yuletide … Continue reading

December 22, 2017 · Leave a comment

Star Wars: The Last Jedi – an in-depth discussion

Now that my spoiler free review is out of the way and I’ve seen the movie twice, it’s time to talk more specifically about certain elements of The Last Jedi. Like … Continue reading

December 19, 2017 · 1 Comment

Star Wars: Journey to The Last Jedi – literature review

In the wake of my article analysing From a Certain Point of View and continuing the tradition I started two years ago of examining the literature that ties into a … Continue reading

December 4, 2017 · 1 Comment

Star Wars: From a Certain Point of View – book review

In the run up to the arrival of Episode VII in 2015, I posted a trilogy of articles examining the most prominent works that existed in the rebooted Star Wars … Continue reading

December 2, 2017 · 1 Comment

Revisiting War for the Planet of the Apes – a retrospective review

While Blade Runner 2049 is a close runner-up, without a doubt, the best movie I’ve seen so far this year is War for the Planet of the Apes. Unfortunately though, … Continue reading

November 28, 2017 · 1 Comment