Nicholas Hoult

Film Review: Those Who Wish Me Dead is an efficient actioner that modifies the western genre

May 13, 2021

Adhering to a similar action efficiency of his penned Sicario, though not quite as emotionally rousing as his own Wind River or near-note perfect Hell Or High Water, Taylor Sheridan‘s Those Who Wish Me Dead is nonetheless a strong continuation of his brand of modifying the western genre. Adopting an environmental temperament and leaning into […]

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Film Review: Tolkien is a pedestrian look at the famed writer from childhood to hobbit

June 12, 2019

There is no question that author, J.R.R Tolkien is worthy of a bio-pic. The writer is responsible for some of the most beloved fantasy epics including: The Hobbit and The Lord of the Rings. This bio-pic is a rather pedestrian telling of some of his life events and as such, is unworthy of such a […]

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James McAvoy, John Boyega and Nicholas Hoult join Watership Down adaptation

April 28, 2016

Netflix and the BBC have teamed up to produce a four-part miniseries adapting Richard Adam‘s novel and childhood heart-breaker, Watership Down. The star-studded voice cast for the animated series includes John Boyega, James McAvoy, Nicholas Hoult, Gemma Arterton and Ben Kingsley. Watership Down was originally published in 1972 and follows a band of rabbits as they search […]

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DVD Review: Dark Places (USA, 2015)

November 10, 2015

David Fincher’s adaptation of Gillian Flynn’s bestselling novel Gone Girl was a sensational suspense-driven thriller and one of last year’s cinematic standouts. The film adaptation of Flynn’s other book, Dark Places, doesn’t land with quite the same punch. The film’s source material carries it far but not far enough to compete with Fincher’s lavish production. […]

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