Tag Archive for: Russ Matthews

‘The Fabelmans’ Delves Into the Spielberg Story

The Fabelmans is Stephen Spielberg’s interpretation of his inspiration as a child to make movies and how his family shaped him.

Enola Holmes 2 – A Reel Dialogue Movie Review

Based on the mystery series by Nancy Springer, Enola Holmes 2 opens the second chapter of Sherlock Holmes’ younger sister, Enola.

Guillermo Del Toro’s Pinocchio – A Reel Dialogue Movie Review

This latest animated version of the classic tale of Pinocchio may stand as one of the best ever put to screen, writes Russ Matthews.

Overwhelmed by Streaming Services? Some Ideas For Your Watchlist

To help you navigate an age of endless content and new streaming platforms, our movie reviewing partner Russ Matthews shares his tips.

The Woman King: Reel Dialogue Movie Review

Slavery, murder, rape… In amongst the drama and action, these acts against humanity and more are addressed in The Woman King.

Guardians of the Galaxy Holiday Special

Film critic Russ Matthews gives his short take review of the Guardians of the Galaxy Holiday Special now streaming on Disney+.

‘On the Line’ – A Reel Dialogue Movie Review

‘On the Line’ has all of the hallmarks of a Mel Gibson project – a small cast, confined spaces, fast dialogue, and a touch of violence.

Christmas Movie Advent Calendar

The Reel Dialogue team has searched the archives and prepared a nostalgic viewing option for every day of the Christmas season.

Fairytale Wisdom in ‘Disenchanted’ [Movie Review]

Via magic wands, chipmunks, and fairy tale royalty, ‘Disenchanted’ teaches us that the best intentions don’t always lead to the best choices.

Three Thousand Years of Longing [Movie Review]

This unique George Miller flick contains incredible images of beauty and freakish depictions of whimsy that will divide audiences, writes Russ Matthews.

‘Lifemark’ Proves That Christian Cinema Can Deliver [Movie Review]

Lifemark proves that Christian cinema can deliver quality, well-written productions and provide entertainment and a powerful message, writes Russ Matthews.

Don’t Worry Darling [Movie Review]

‘Don’t Worry Darling’ has been in the news for all the wrong reasons. Yet, there is much that lifts this psychological drama above the hype.

Clooney and Roberts Reunite in ‘Ticket to Paradise’

Despite a predictable plot, screen legends George Clooney and Julia Roberts deliver some stunning scenes and laughs in this feel-good summer rom com.

Animation Outstanding in Disney’s New ‘Pinocchio’ with Tom Hanks

Disney’s new ‘Pinocchoi’ goes to great lengths to to portray a magical night after the aged craftsman Gepetto (Tom Hanks) wishes upon a star.

Sly Stone as the Ageing Hero in ‘Samaritan’ [Movie Review]

Sly Stallone’s ‘Samaritan’ delves into a dystopian world where people need a saviour to rescue them from their crime-riddled city streets.

Minions: The Rise of Gru [Movie Review]

The back-story of Gru and his desire be a super-villain reflects the basic human need to be wanted and accepted by one’s peers, says Reel Dialogue.

Lightyear: Pixar’s Back With its Toy Story Spinoff [Movie Review]

The Toy Story franchise and Lightyear are built on the value of community: Buzz only survives through the support of his friends, writes Russ Matthews.

Jurassic World: Dominion [Movie Review]

The latest instalment in the Jurassic franchise seems to be a warning to mankind for the future of our planet, writes film critic Russ Matthews.