Movie reviews of Jason King

These are all the movies and series that Jason has reviewed. Read more at: Salty Popcorn.

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Number of movie reviews: 121 / 121


Poster for Climax



Climax will not be for everyone, for me it is worth it for the opening dance sequence alone. The music of the film is sensational as is the cast and hellish depraved decline of the characters while off their minds on too much acid. Gaspar Noé is an exceptional artist with film as his canvas...

2 december

2 dec

Poster for Creed II

Creed II


Creed II literally adds nothing new to the franchise. It rehashes the same storylines, old characters and old issues. But it does it bloody well.

30 november

30 nov

Poster for Robin Hood

Robin Hood


Littered with pastiche cliche of lazy action movies and the story’s major plot holes need to see someone smacked over the head with the giant continuity cane.

22 november

22 nov

Poster for Fantastic Beasts: The Crimes of Grindelwald

Fantastic Beasts: The Crimes of Grindelwald


I thought it was eons more entertaining and with more purpose than the first film. For the first time ever I am actually interested to see where this story heads.

14 november

14 nov

Poster for Suspiria



A cinephiles’ movie. It is a few edits from perfect cinema but will repulse, terrify and confuse viewers.

12 november

12 nov

Poster for A Star Is Born

A Star Is Born


Worth it alone for Bradley Cooper singing, his performance and partnership with one of the most vocally talented people to walk the earth is all bonus.

17 october

17 oct

Poster for First Man

First Man


The tense pacing, disasters and determination added with The Gosling as Neil Armstrong are all that is needed for a perfect film for me.

11 october

11 oct

Poster for The Seagull

The Seagull


It was a tie for me between who stole the movie; Annette Bening or Elisabeth Moss.

7 october

7 oct

Poster for American Animals

American Animals


The casting is impressive...

7 october

7 oct

Poster for Ladies in Black

Ladies in Black


While the casting and characters are wonderful people you want to spend time with the story itself is too covered in saccharine sweetness to convey anything meaningful and long lasting.

23 september

23 sep

Poster for Beast



Three performances in BEAST took my breath away. Jessie Bukley as Moll, Johnny Flynn as Pacal and Geraldine James as Moll’s mum, Hilary.

12 september

12 sep

Poster for BlacKkKlansman



It is a powerful movie with a deep heart but told in a way that is easy to swallow and lined with fantastic humour.

16 august

16 aug

Poster for The Meg

The Meg


The Meg is a travesty, seriously rewatch Jaws again.

14 august

14 aug

Poster for Mission: Impossible - Fallout

Mission: Impossible - Fallout


Laughs in the face of common place and done-before, it just throws its star out of anything moving and hopes he survives. Who doesn’t love that?!?!

1 august

1 aug

Poster for Mamma Mia! Here We Go Again

Mamma Mia! Here We Go Again


A fun reunion with the old cast and a wonderful journey with the flashback cast.

19 july

19 jul

Poster for Foxtrot



The director and actor do not deserve death threats, they deserve piles of awards and praise at a film that perfectly delivers a themed look into grief, tragedy, war and family.

23 june

23 jun

Poster for Belle and Sebastian 3: The Last Chapter

Belle and Sebastian 3: The Last Chapter


A wonderful final movie for one of the best kid/dog duos of all time.

21 june

21 jun

Poster for Jurassic World: Fallen Kingdom

Jurassic World: Fallen Kingdom


The fifth in the franchise and the worst of the bunch, it is an insult to the original Jurassic Park...

20 june

20 jun

Poster for Upgrade



Its low budget look at technology, one possible future, and AI sentience is a brilliant journey back into the genre that doesn’t avoid cliche, it integrates and embellishes them.

19 june

19 jun

Poster for Incredibles 2

Incredibles 2


I expected a lot more after this long but it was still an amazing outing being back with some of my favourite superheroes...

14 june

14 jun

Poster for Food Fighter

Food Fighter


A highly inspirational movie that looks at a larger than life lady that constantly battles the people of the world to better their own planet.

5 june

5 jun

Poster for Hereditary



Gets a perfect five points for it’s terrifying ability to really shake me to the core.

5 june

5 jun

Poster for Nothing Like a Dame

Nothing Like a Dame


I laughed endlessly watching these women just chat in a wonderful environment. Just marvellous.

3 june

3 jun

Poster for I Kill Giants

I Kill Giants


On the film front A Monster Calls released first and is a far superior movie into the imaginative escapism of grief.

30 may

30 may

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