Matt Jarvis

I write about a lot of games and watch a lot of movies.

Favorite films

  • Alien
  • The Lord of the Rings: The Fellowship of the Ring
  • The Thing
  • Amadeus

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  • Robin Williams: Come Inside My Mind

    ★★★

  • Plane

    ★★

  • The Quiet Girl

    ★★★★

  • BTS: Yet To Come in Cinemas

    ★★★

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  • BTS: Yet To Come in Cinemas

    BTS: Yet To Come in Cinemas

    ★★★

    A fantastic live performance from a first-in-class group, let down by some questionable direction and production choices for this recording.

  • M3GAN

    M3GAN

    ★★★

    Messy, but in a glorious sort of way, M3GAN whiplashes between attempting meaningful commentary on family and our relationships with technology to meme-able scenes of singing, dancing and violence. Perfect Frightfest fare destined to become a cult classic - and rightfully so.

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  • Fantastic Four

    Fantastic Four

    ★★

    It starts promisingly, but Fantasic Four quickly descends into lazy dialogue, trailing plot points that don't lead anywhere, narrative decisions lacking reason or logic and a finale that comes out of nowhere and ends just as quickly.

    In the script lie some of the worst exposition dialogue remarks ever uttered on a cinema screen (including a particularly terrible line equating to 'THIS IS THE CLIMAX OF THE FILM' that marks the worst third of the film), as well as a…

  • Ghostbusters

    Ghostbusters

    ★★★

    Let out a long sigh of relief: the new Ghostbusters is good. In fact, it's better than good - but a few duff jokes and the loss of its madcap energy towards its close stop it becoming great. The cast are all having really good fun, and it shows: their energy and delivery make up for a couple of missteps in the script. Hemsworth is also incredible, pulling off a very basic 'dumb humour' character with enough panache to stop…