• Hercules
    Films

    Film Review – Hercules

    0 Film Review – Hercules. The following is a totally independent and unbiased review of the 2014 film, “Hercules”, by Chris Pennington. 2014, Director: Brett Ratner (Rush Hour, X-Men: The Last Stand) This is an older film now, and one until recently I did not know existed. I came about it whilst researching about a particular subject for my new novel, so I was excited to give it a go. It boasts a good cast – Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson, Rebecca Ferguson, Ian McShane, Rufus Sewell and John Hurt to name a few. Good start, this should be a great movie with that cast, shouldn’t it? Well, kind of. It…

  • Film Review - 1917
    Films

    Film Review – 1917

    0 Film Review – 1917. The following is a totally independent and unbiased review of the 2019 film, “1917”, by Chris Pennington. 2019, Director: Sam Mendes (Skyfall) It may seem strange to start a new film review section of a fantasy novel website with a war movie, but this film is just so damn good not to write about. So Film Review – 1917 is the first one, and what a good one it is too! The story centres around Lance Corporals Will Schofield (George Mackay – Pride, Captain Fantastic, Ophelia) and Tom Blake (Dean-Charles Chapman – Game of Thrones’ Tommen), who are tasked with delivering a message to call…