Review – Baby Driver

Baby Driver, written and directed by Edgar Wright, is a film that is bustling with an energy, a rhythm and a general sense of fun that most films would beg to have. However all of that energy and fun doesn’t come packaged with a story and characters that ever feel more than just surface level. This put me in an unfortunate place where I would at times be loving the experience and tapping my foot along to the ride that was Baby Driver, and then other times I would struggle to keep my attention on the film and its attempts at plot/character development. But perhaps in Baby Driver those particular elements don’t really matter, or maybe they really do? I’m not sure yet, but let’s hopefully discover the answer through this review. So let’s get to it. Read more

Series in Review – House of Cards Season 3

House of Cards

Warning: This review will contain spoilers for season 3 of House of Cards. So if you haven’t finished it yet, perhaps bookmark this and return to it once you have.

The Netflix delivered show, House of Cards has returned and boasts a strong season for its characters and its actors but it is also a season that comes with some struggling story lines that don’t necessarily always pay off and at times completely lose themselves. Still though, this new season does deliver the level of quality that fans have come to expect from previous seasons and its varying assortment of cast members certainly aid that level of quality and keep things somewhat on track, even when parts of the show begin to get away from itself. Read more