Articles by Ellis Whitehouse

About Ellis Whitehouse (29 Articles)
<p>I write a lot of stuff about film related wonders and publish them for others to read. Whether or not you like, dislike, loath, or love what I say is your destiny alone. Diversity of opinion is a wonderful thing and I love hearing other people’s thoughts. (But I happen to be right.)</p>

Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice (Ultimate Edition)

August 16, 2016 // 0 Comments

"As disheartening as it is, 'Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice' has few things improved upon with this extension. It’s an overlong, overstuffed, sensational mess that no veteran handler could pull off, let alone Zack Snyder." [...]

Mike and Dave Need Wedding Dates

August 14, 2016 // 0 Comments

"It splashes out on gleeful profanity and messy, R-rated slapstick from an ultimately schlocky premise, with the hits landing just enough to overcome the ones that don’t." [...]

Ghostbusters (Dissenting)

July 18, 2016 // 0 Comments

"Yes, there is no urgency in its direction, the plot is a replica, it didn’t need a gender swap or even a bog standard reboot... but on this occasion, I found myself thoroughly unoffended by the re-tread. In fact, I was joyfully entertained." [...]

Anton Yelchin: Charming and Doggedly Determined

June 23, 2016 // 0 Comments

"... This only makes his sudden passing all the more saddening; not only was he a growing popular public figure who was entertaining millions, but also a wonderful friend and colleague to so many more." [...]

Alice Through the Looking Glass

June 4, 2016 // 0 Comments

"... whilst watching it’s just about enough to keep you moderately interested, but as soon as the credits role, the air of pointlessness lingers." [...]

The Nice Guys

June 2, 2016 // 0 Comments

"For those suffering slight superhero/action blockbuster fatigue at this point in the year, ['The Nice Guys'] will provide the perfect refreshing antidote." [...]

Neighbors 2: Sorority Rising

May 17, 2016 // 0 Comments

"It’s like a mad child who’s just eaten several bags of your most extravagant sweet collection and is on a sugar rush. It hits and bounds and waves around as much as possible in an attempt to bag a bullseye of a gag." [...]

Eye in the Sky

April 24, 2016 // 0 Comments

"Whilst not revolutionary, it is a taut, well-acted knuckle grinder that presents a situation without a slanted frame of mind." [...]

Criminal

April 17, 2016 // 0 Comments

"There are no laughs to be had, no thrilling twists in its plot, a weak cardboard villain, and a general air of the perfunctory." [...]
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