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Jumanji: The Next Level (2019) “Surprisingly funny and light-hearted” – (8.0/10).  

The Good  “Frequently changed scenery”. “Plenty of action”.  “Some good acting”. “Some good comedy”. “Improving comedy”.  The Bad  “Superficial character attachment”. “Lack of tension” . “No real twists”. Introduction  Jumanji: The Next level is a 2019 Action/Adventure/Comedy movie. Impact  Jamanji began with some basic background and context, like the original. It was clear the plot […]

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The Green room restaurant review – Colchester (4/5) 

Intro  Hello fellow, fellows. Enjoy my first restaurant review below !! I visited the Green room restaurant Colchester for a meal out with family. Summary  I was immediately made to feel welcome by friendly staff. I opted for the chicken supreme, followed by the rhubarb crumble. The chicken was perfectly cooked and well presented. It […]

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The Beta test – Horror review – “Strong beginning and finish, slightly one dimensional mystery” – (7.5/10). 

The Good  “Thought-provoking finish”.  “Tension built well”.  “Darker romantic themes used well”.  “Gore and nightmares feature”. “Frequent setting changes”. “Mind captivating finale”. The Bad  “One dimensional plot”.  “Insufficient scares for Horror”. “Genre unclear”. Introduction  The Beta test is a Comedy, Horror, and Thriller movie, according to IMDb.  Horror impact  Gore was notable from the off. […]

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Bolt from the Blue Smoothie (9.0/10) – “Session-able balance”. 

The Good  “Taste has character”. “Near perfect acidity”.  “Good balance”. “Nicely session-able”. “Natural taste throughout”. “Pleasant fruity and tangy aftertaste”. “Good medium mouthfeel”. “Smooth throughout”. “Fresh and natural scent”. “Cheaper than many others”. The Bad  “Lacking sweetness”. “Initially weak flavour”. “Disappointing brand message”.   Packaging  Bolt from the Blue smoothie costs £2.15 per 330ml bottle (65p […]

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 The Hunt Horror (2020)  “Odd opening, but clarity and excitement by the finale”.  – (7.5/10). 

Intro  Our Horror posts are back with The Hunt. The Hunt is a 2020 (Horror/Action/Thriller) movie.  Impact  The Hunt began with a slightly odd scene, which didn’t feature anything particularly scary or Horror-related. The opening was therefore a little underwhelming, until gore began to feature more frequently. Tension-building was rather absent at times, but this […]

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The Old Guard “Good concept and conclusion” – (6.5/10).

Intro  Whilst I am enjoying the 2020 Tokyo Olympics, exciting movies still help pass the time. This review makes a change from my usual Horror posts, although features some elements of a good Horror. The Old Guard is a 2020 (Action/Adventure/Fantasy) movie, available on Netflix as of July 2021. Impact  As a Horror, the start […]

The Pact 2012 Horror review – “Worth a watch, but not particularly scary”-(6/10).

Intro  Had a long week ?? Unwind with the Horror “The Pact” review here … The Pact is a 2012 (Horror/Mystery/Thriller) movie.  Horror Impact  The Unusual opens the show, with odd camera shots and music. Clever camera movements are used to increase tension without revealing anything.  The plot identifies how individuals notice things, increasing paranoia […]

The Babysitter: Killer Queen (2020) Horror review- “Light humoured, with occasional good effects“ (7.5/10).

The Babysitter: Killer Queen  (2020) Horror review-  “Light humoured, with occasional good effects“ (7.5/10).  Intro  Had a long week ?? Unwind with the new Netflix Horror “The Babysitter: Killer Queen” review here … The Babysitter: Killer Queen is a 2020 (Comedy/Horror) movie.  Horror Impact  The start of the movie was exactly the same as the original, begging […]

The Babysitter (2017) Horror review- “More action than Horror, stay tuned for the sequel”- (7.0/10)

The Babysitter  (2017) Horror review-  “More action than Horror, stay tuned for the sequel”- (7.0/10). Intro  Had a long week ?? Unwind with the new Netflix Horror “The Babysitter” review here … The Babysitter is a 2017 (Comedy/Horror) movie.  Horror Impact  Vulnerability is quickly established with the main character in an unusual environment, with a clear sense […]

Paranormal Activity: The Marked Ones (2014) “Extremely boring, and certainly not scary” – (3/10).

Intro Happy new year everyone ! By the time you see this post, you’ll be one week into 2021. I must say, this coming year doesn’t have much competition, so I’d certainly hope it goes slightly better than 2020. The one true constant though, will be regular posting to my blog. I’ll consistently provide reviews […]