Film Reviews

These are a collection of films reviews that, Award Winning Blogger, Karen Woodham has reviewed as the “Resident Reviewer” a given title from the Prestatyn Scala Cinema to her and adopted by them to review some of the latest films that they show. She also reviews 3D and IMAX movies at the Cineworld cinemas in Llandudno and Broughton.

You will also find other film reviews by other people that are part of the Blazing Minds network, so enjoy the reviews and don’t forget to comment and share the film reviews. This Category also includes reviews of upcoming and new releases of DVDs, Blu-rays, VOD and Digital Downloads.

The First Purge, the all-out action prequel – Review

After three movies in The Purge franchise, it's now time for us to go back before the first movie from 2013, in the prequel for The First Purge. The new movie in the series is set in 2017, five years...

211, a movie inspired by true events, starring Nicolas Cage – Review

The new movie 211 with Nicolas Cage (Gone In 60 Seconds, Face/Off) is inspired by one of the longest and bloodiest real-life events in police history… 211 is police code for "robbery in progress", the new movie shows what it means to...

The Dizzy Heights of ‘Skyscraper’ in RealD 3D – Review

At first glance of the Skyscraper trailer, my first thoughts were 'Die Hard' or even the classic movie, 'The Towering Inferno', so I wasn't totally sure of which direction Dwayne 'The Rock' Johnson's movie would take, suffice to say,...

The Butterfly Tree might cause a bit of a flutter – Movie Review

In the interests of openness and fair play, I’ll kick off this review by stating that The Butterfly Tree is outside my normal comfort zone of the type of film I cover, being more of a specialist in horror/sci-fi....

Hereditary Review: Toni Collette is Stunning in this Shocker

I've been hearing so much about Hereditary since its release in UK cinemas, so after grabbing a free schedule in my diary, I headed over to my local Cineworld to check out the movie for myself. When Ellen, the matriarch...

Game Night will have you laughing out very loud – Review

So how funny could Game Night really be? That was the question I asked myself after seeing the hysterical trailer for the movie before its cinematical release, so now that Game Night has now arrived from Warner Bros. Home Entertainment on...

I Kill Giants – A Powerful Movie based on the Graphic Novel – Movie Review

I Kill Giants tells the story of Barbara Thorson (Madison Wolfe), a teenage girl who escapes the realities of a troubled school and family life by retreating into a magical realm fighting evil ‘giants’ – colossal monsters who attack...

The Mountain of the Cannibal God – Here Piggy, Piggy!! – Review

The term "Video Nasty" is a term you used to hear a lot on the 80s, The Mountain of the Cannibal God (aka Slave of the Cannibal God - La montagna del dio cannibale), released in 1978, is one of...

Porcelain Stare: Silent but Deadly – Review

Porcelain Stare is a short horror film directed by Robin Rippmann, starring Mia Milijko and Veronika Herren. It is about a young girl who enters the house of an old woman, where things aren't quite what they seem. The...

Dinner Movie 4: Midnight Snack – Review

What could possibly go wrong with a planned camping trip? Well, as any horror fan would know, quite a bit. Dylan discovers this the hard way when Oscar and Steven's trip goes awry, complete with a mysterious artefact and...

Jurassic World Fallen Kingdom – Film Review

So it was another midnight screening over at my local Cineworld last night, or should that be this morning, for the showing of Jurassic World Fallen Kingdom, a movie that I've been dying to see, not for the dinosaurs,...

Hangman Movie Review – Al Pacino, Karl Urban & Brittany Snow

So from the sound of Hangman starring Al Pacino and Karl Urban sounded great when I first read the synopsis for the movie, a decorated homicide detective Ray Archer (Al Pacino) partners with criminal profiler Will Ruiney (Karl Urban) to...