David Yates

Film Review: Fantastic Beasts: The Crimes Of Grindelwald (UK/USA, 2018) is a dark and shambolic affair

November 14, 2018

2016’s Fantastic Beasts And Where To Find Them was the beginning of the expansion of the Harry Potter universe and an opportunity for fans to return to the wizarding world. It’s reception although somewhat mixed, was generally positive Fantastic Beasts: The Crimes Of Grindelwald is a jaunt back into the magical realm and where the first in […]

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Film Review: Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them (M) (UK, 2016) is visually spectacular and pure escapism

November 18, 2016

In Fantastic Beasts And Where To Find Them we are returned to the world of magic and wizards and witches but set in 1926 New York, USA well before our boy wonder Harry Potter was born. The film shifts the focus not only to a new protagonist but a brand new location which expands the […]

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The sequel to Fantastic Beasts is official; a release date confirmed

August 4, 2016

Attention Harry Potter fanatics and all lovers of fantasy – this one’s for you! Warner Bros. confirmed yesterday that a sequel to Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them, which comes out later in the year, is already in the works. They also confirmed a worldwide release date of November 16th, 2018. The script will be written by […]

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Film Review: The Legend of Tarzan (M15+) (USA, 2016)

July 4, 2016

Tarzan is a character that I have enjoyed over the years. I’m far from a fanatic, but I did like the concept of a man living in the jungle, residing with its inhabitants to become one of them, as well as its fish-out-of-water plot. I grew up watching Greystoke: The Legend of Tarzan, Lord of the […]

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