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No Time to Die review

This film has its own identity, which sits very well with the lead character

Rocky III review

At this stage, we have been going through a courageous journey with our hero, but now thanks to the adaptability of many of the cast, the boot is seemingly put on the other foot, with genuinely excellent results

Rocky II review

Undoubtedly the best scene of the whole film is when Mickey joins Rocky in the hospital chapel and gives the killer line that, if he is going to blow his big chance, he’s going to sit there and blow it with him.

Rocky review

Every now and again, a film comes along that challenges us to believe our own imagination, then becomes a successful series of films and Rocky definitely falls into that category. Young upstart Sylvester Stallone made his name with this extremely popular, groundbreaking movie about the likeable Italian no-hoper, writing it and playing the titular role,…

The Imitation Game review

There are a glut of movies about how the allies won World War 2, told largely from an American perspective, through the fighting of the brave troops on days like D-Day and various other infamous battles in that deadliest of almighty conflicts between the age old enemies of good and evil, however there never has…

The Post review

Watergate, MP’s Expenses Scandal, Catholic Church Abuse scandal, Olympic Games state sponsored doping, the News of the World phone hacking scandal… All are very well known cases of investigative journalism, which had a dramatic effect and showed the importance of such events in any democracy. The Post sets about another infamous case of investigative journalism,…

Philadelphia review

Welcome to my first review for Major Film Reviews, first I must thank my great friend Nathan for allowing me to carry on his excellent work, as well making me very nervous by trying to live up to his exceptionally high standard of work. Now let’s get on with what we’re all here for, the…

Introducing Ian

Hello all, Nathan here. Regular readers will know that I’ve recently had to step back from writing film criticism for health reasons. I hope I can periodically pop my head around the door, so to speak, but because I don’t want to simply let the site sit here on the Internet like a plank of…

Major Film Reviews Indefinite Hiatus

This is going to be difficult to write (for a number of reasons). I’m aware not all of you will follow my Facebook page, so I’m going to briefly summarise what I have said on there for those who only read my site. Here is the big news to start us off, I am now…