‘The Mandalorian: The Sanctuary’ SPOILER Review – ScreenHub Entertainment

Remember how I mentioned the end of the last episode felt like the end of a clear and defined arc, akin to what we’d see in The Clone Wars? My assessment on that turned out to be correct as the narrative, setting and plot all shifted during the events of Sanctuary. Did it move the plot forward a lot? Not terribly so, as this episode … Continue reading ‘The Mandalorian: The Sanctuary’ SPOILER Review – ScreenHub Entertainment

‘The Irishman’ Review – ScreenHub Entertainment

It’s finally here. After years of delays, Martin Scorsese has finally released The Irishman. The film, based on the book I Heard You Paint Houses, has been in some sort of development since 2004 and has had a slow and rocky crawl to the finish line. But cinephiles were over the moon excited, waiting for the union of some of the best actors of all … Continue reading ‘The Irishman’ Review – ScreenHub Entertainment

The Sad Clown: How ‘Joker’ Empathizes With Poverty – ScreenHub Entertainment

If art reflects the time in which it’s made, then Joker may be one of the most timely films made in recent years. In an era of cynicism and hopelessness, Joker taps into deep-rooted anger that’s rapidly spreading all over the world as inequality and global upheaval seems to only be getting worse. The early 70s were a similar time, with America still entrenched in … Continue reading The Sad Clown: How ‘Joker’ Empathizes With Poverty – ScreenHub Entertainment

How ‘The Lighthouse’ Torments Its Audience – ScreenHub Entertainment

From the opening shot, The Lighthouse is an exercise in psychological torment. This is hardly a detriment to the film. It’s an unpleasant experience, but this is by design. In a superb example of both filmmaking and storytelling, Willem Dafoe and Robert Pattinson’s new film employs numerous tricks of the trade to torture its audience as much as possible, thereby creating a constant feeling of … Continue reading How ‘The Lighthouse’ Torments Its Audience – ScreenHub Entertainment

Where DC Black Can Go After ‘Joker’ – ScreenHub Entertainment

Warner Bros. has a blockbuster hit with the divisive Joker film directed by Todd Phillips. It’s simultaneously garnered acclaim, winning the top prize at the Venice Film Festival and building up Oscar buzz while making a killing at the box office. In fact, it is the first R-Rated film to rake in over a billion dollars.  Despite the controversy, the people have spoken and the … Continue reading Where DC Black Can Go After ‘Joker’ – ScreenHub Entertainment

‘The Mandalorian’: Chapters 1 & 2 Review [SPOILERS] – ScreenHub Entertainment

The Mandalorian is the very first live-action Star Wars show, courtesy of the recently launched Disney+ streaming service. Produced by Jon Favreau and Dave Filoni, this is a gritty, dirty and cantina inspired trek in a galaxy far, far away starring a faceless and silent anti-hero as the lead. So, how does that work on the screen and how does it work? Since Chapters 1 … Continue reading ‘The Mandalorian’: Chapters 1 & 2 Review [SPOILERS] – ScreenHub Entertainment

‘Ford v Ferrari’ Review -ScreenHub Entertainment

I’m a simple guy; you show me a movie with cars in it, chances are I’m going to enjoy it. Likewise for films starring Christian Bale and Matt Damon, two of the best actors in the industry. Put both of them together and well, one can get very excited. What’s great about Ford v Ferarri, the latest offering from director James Mangold is you don’t … Continue reading ‘Ford v Ferrari’ Review -ScreenHub Entertainment

Just What Is A ‘Mandalorian’ in Star Wars? – ScreenHub Entertainment

The first-ever live-action Star Wars show is set to launch on November 12th, 2019 on Disney+, the Mouse House’s upcoming streaming service. The show is being written by Iron Man director Jon Favreau, who joins Dave Filoni, Kathleen Kennedy and Colin Wilson as executive producers. But if you’re only knowledge of Star Wars comes from the films, you may be wondering what an Earth a … Continue reading Just What Is A ‘Mandalorian’ in Star Wars? – ScreenHub Entertainment

The One Mistake ‘Doctor Sleep’ Made [SPOILERS] – ScreenHub Entertainment

Doctor Sleep is a great movie. Directed by Haunting of Hill House chief Mike Flanagan, it respects and honours both Stephen King’s original novel, The Shining and the Stanley Kubrick adaptation and also functions as an independent sequel. No easy task. The narrative follows Danny Torrance, years after the events at the Overlook Hotel and explores the more supernatural aspects of the Shining power. Nefarious … Continue reading The One Mistake ‘Doctor Sleep’ Made [SPOILERS] – ScreenHub Entertainment

‘Doctor Sleep’ Review – ScreenHub Entertainment

“Here’s Johnny!” We all remember those words mentioned by a Jack Nicholson completely consumed by dementia, an axe in his hand, in the masterpiece horror The Shining (1980) of the great Stanley Kubrick. This film is much more than a classic of the seventh art, it’s now a true icon of popular culture. A film of great complexity and a rare genius for some, an … Continue reading ‘Doctor Sleep’ Review – ScreenHub Entertainment