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Star Trek Beyond expectations

Tracey Fox 3 1/2 Stars   I’M always slightly nervous before writing a review for any of the really big franchises such as Star Trek, lest I infuriate any of the millions of die-hard fans and suffer their wrath. So, ...

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The BFG: Ginormous family goodness

Tracey Fox 4 Stars Rated PG Directed by Steven Spielberg   MOST people will remember author Roald Dahl for his more extraordinary stories such as Charlie and the chocolate factory, Matilda or James and the giant peach, but for me The BFG (big friendly giant) was always the ...

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X-Men: Apocalypse

  Tracey Fox Rated M     SOME of you may have guessed by now that this critic is a bit of a super-hero tragic, and I’m generally excited to see anything new come from the comic book realm. However ...

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Captain America: Civil War

Tracey Fox 4 ½ Stars Starring everyone they could possibly cram in. Directed by Anthony Russo and Joe Russo   MY first reaction upon hearing there was going to be a civil war between Captain America and Ironman, and that ...

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Eddie the Eagle is feel good fun

Tracey Fox 4 Stars Starring Taron Egerton and Hugh Jackman ANY of us old enough to remember the 2008 Calgary Winter Olympic Games will recall a goofy Brit who charmed the world through our television sets, even though he still ...

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More Coen brothers magic: Hail, Caesar!

Tracey Fox   3/12 stars Rated PG Starring George Clooney, Scarlet Johansson, Josh Brolin, Channing Tatum, Bryan Cranston and Helen Mirren.   THE critically acclaimed Coen Brothers are at it again, this time bringing back a bit of old school ...

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Trumbo emerges triumphant

3 ½ Stars Tracey Fox   Rated M Starring Bryan Cranston and Helen Mirren   DURING the heights of the cold war of 1947, top Hollywood screen writer Dalton Trumbo (Bryan Cranston) was blacklisted by the studios for being an ...

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Deadpool: mercilessly comical

Tracey Fox   5 Stars Rated MA15+ Staring Ryan Reynolds. AS far as your average everyday damaged super hero goes, you can’t get more psychologically twisted and tortured or as snarky and cuttingly comical as Deadpool. After years of waiting ...

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