Posted on February 20, 2015

Review: Queen and Country, 2015, dir. John Boorman

Review: Queen and Country, 2015, dir. John Boorman


“You don’t need to watch John Boorman’s 1987 comedy drama Hope and Glory to vibe with its sequel, the decades-in-the-making Queen and Country. That’s probably the greatest feat Boorman pulls off with this follow-up to his unassuming Oscar nominee: walk into the film blind, and short of feeling like you’re up the Thames without a … Continue reading

Review: Wyrmwood, 2015, dir. Kiah Roache-Turner

Review: Wyrmwood, 2015, dir. Kiah Roache-Turner


“Here’s some sound advice for when the zombie apocalypse arrives: surround yourself with Australians. Assuming you’re not one of the first to turn in the world-ending plague of undeath, being in the company of folks from the land Down Under is a surefire way to ensure your safety once your friends’ and neighbors’ shambling corpses … Continue reading

TV Review: Agent Carter, 1.07, “Snafu”

TV Review: Agent Carter, 1.07, “Snafu”


“Funny, isn’t it, that Agent Carter focuses so much on the quest to retrieve Howard Stark’s bad babies, yet we know so little about them; we don’t know what they are, and with a couple of outside exceptions (a’la Stark’s nitramene formula) we don’t know what they do. In “Snafu,”e though, the babies almost become … Continue reading