Film Review: ‘The Mortal Instruments: City of Bones’

★★☆☆☆ Adapted from a series of popular young adult novels, The Mortal Instruments: City of Bones (2013) is everything you’d expect from a mythology fabricated by a former fan fiction writer. This new franchise’s debut outing certainly has all the ingredients required to pique the curiosity of its target audience, Continue Reading


Film Review: ‘Elysium’

★★★★☆ Some filmmakers take their time to get into their directorial stride, ironing out their craft over a series of offerings. For South African Neill Blomkamp, however, the opposite is true. Blomkamp nailed it first time with District 9 (2009), the film striking a chord with critics and audiences alike. Continue Reading