Written by Nick McCann "“Pacific Rim” positively drips with its mecha anime and Japanese tokusatsu influences. The world-building is smooth and enthralling, setting a grand picture down to the tiniest detail of the kaiju war. Yet it still remains..."… Continue reading.
Written by Nick McCann "For nearly 20 years, the Indiana Jones trilogy sat comfortably in pop culture without disturbance. But much like its brother in “Star Wars,” Steven Spielberg and company felt it was time to revisit this character one … Continue reading.
Written by Nick McCann "Indy and his father (Sean Connery) are on the trail of the Holy Grail. After a delightfully charming character origin sequence, the movie sets to recapture the vibe from “Raiders of the Lost Ark” and does … Continue reading.
Our Drink in the Movies team have compiled a comprehensive mid-year piece that provides a shared look at each of our top 5 films of 2023 so far. You can see our selected titles below in the text list or … Continue reading.
Written by Nick McCann "After a traditional cold open, “Temple of Doom” begins a gradual transition to something darker and more daunting. While it can be off-putting for some and other times overdone for simple shock value..."… Continue reading.
Written by Nick McCann "Both Steven Spielberg and George Lucas famously were on the climb after tremendous success between them in the ’70s. However the failures of “The Star Wars Holiday Special” and “1941” noticeably ruined the..."… Continue reading.
Written by Nick McCann "Not dissimilar from icons like Charlie Chaplin and Buster Keaton, Day’s mute main character is thrust into the topsy-turvy world of Hollywood’s divas and eccentrics."… Continue reading.
Written by Nick McCann "Robert Rodriguez is the guerilla filmmaker’s golden boy. “El Mariachi” from 1992 was a genuine success story and provided the backbone for much of the beloved director’s career. Even as budgets got bigger and concepts got … Continue reading.
Written by Nick McCann "Deja vu sets in as a new group of teens is targeted by Ghostface in Woodsboro. Directing duo Radio Silence, along with the writers, pay their tribute to the iconic original but use it to springboard … Continue reading.
Written by Nick McCann "This is a cheesy fantasy movie that was destined for immediate obscurity. Slapping a hodgepodge of tropes together under the banner of a then niche property doesn’t make for long-lasting staying power. But boy is it … Continue reading.