REVIEW: Pirates of the Caribbean: Salazar’s Revenge (2017)

In an attempt to save his father, Will (Bloom), from his entrapment aboard The Flying Dutchman, Henry Turner (Thwaites) sets out on a quest to find the mythical Trident of Poseidon, said to have the power to rid the ocean of all curses. Along the way, he enlists the help of Astronomer/Horologist fugitive, Carina Smyth (Scodelario), who has her own motivations for seeking the treasure, and Captain Jack Sparrow (Depp) who basically just comes along for the ride – and happens to be hunted by an evil Spanish Ghost (Bardem) seeking revenge.

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Lost in London, found in Oxford: A Saturday with Woody

Lost in London, written, directed and starring Woody Harrelson, is a truly remarkable feat of modern filmmaking. Based on his very own experiences of a night he had in Soho in 2002, the film centres around Harrelson (playing himself) and his various run-ins with the law, angry taxi-drivers, and a few unexpected famous faces in unlikely places; each with equally hilarious consequences as he desperately attempts to keep the promise he made to his kids of a Harry Potter set visit.

REVIEW: Alien: Covenant (2017)

Returning to the nether-regions of the universe, Ridley Scott’s latest Alien outing follows the crew of the Covenant – a spacecraft carrying two thousand colonists and a thousand embryos bound for the planet Origae-6, in the hope of starting a colony. Upon intercepting a seemingly rogue transmission from a closer, previously undetected planet, the crew venture in for a closer look, despite concerns from terraforming expert Daniels (Waterston). Their worst nightmares are soon realised when they meet David (Fassbender), a survivor of the disastrous Prometheus mission, as well as other unwelcoming organisms.

REVIEW: Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2 (2017)

Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2 re-unites us with the Galaxy’s sassiest OGs, Peter Quill/Star-Lord (Pratt), Gamora (Saldana), Drax (Bautista), Rocket (Cooper), and baby Groot (Diesel), as they attempt to evade incarceration and ultimately death from an alien race known as The Sovereign. Quill et al. are aided in their attempts by the mysterious, charming, living planet known as Ego (Russell) who claims he is Peter’s long-lost father…