The Vault has landed on demand and in select theaters. The heist film follows a crew of master thieves who plan to steal a legendary lost treasure buried in a vault underneath the Bank of Spain while the whole country watches the World Cup.

Liam Cunningham (Game of Thrones, Hunger) co-stars in the film as Walter Moreland, the leader of this team of people trying to pull off the heist of a lifetime. I got the opportunity to speak with Liam about his role in the film and some of his past experiences. Here is the interview:

What made…


The Vault has landed on demand and in select theaters. The heist film follows a crew of master thieves who plan to steal a legendary lost treasure buried in a vault underneath the Bank of Spain while the whole country watches the World Cup.

Ástrid Bergés-Frisbey (Pirates of the Caribbean: On Stranger Tides, I Origins) co-stars in the film as Lorraine, one of the crew members on the heist. I got the opportunity to speak with her about the film and her career. Here is our interview:

What made you want to join this movie?

I like Jaume Balagueró’s…


Superhero movies are everywhere these days. With the prevalence of Marvel and DC films, including Zack Snyder’s Justice League just last month, it seems that everyone wants to jump on the superhero cinema bandwagon. It was only a matter of time before Melissa McCarthy got hers.

Ben Falcone writes and directs the superhero comedy Thunder Force, yet another comedy film with a starring role tailor-made for his wife, Melissa McCarthy. This couple has given us movies such as Tammy, The Boss, and last year’s Superintelligence, so with a track record like this, you should lower your expectations.

This film features…


The King of the Monsters takes on the Eighth Wonder of the World in Godzilla vs. Kong, a monster film directed by Adam Wingard. This is the fourth installment in Legendary’s MonsterVerse, and as the title suggests, we have Godzilla and Kong fighting each other as human characters do stuff that nobody cares about.

When writing a monster movie, it’s difficult to balance the insane monster battles and the grounded human drama. …


Every year, the Academy Awards honor the best short films to come out throughout the year. And while 2020 wasn't a great year for feature-length films, there were many great short films.

Starting on April 2, 2021, ShortsTV will present the Oscar-nominated short films in theatrical and virtual cinemas. And to celebrate the occasion, I decided to share my ranking of the five animated short films nominated for Best Animated Short at this year’s Oscars.

Here we go.

5. Yes-People


Action movies of this type are an increasingly rare breed; moviegoers looking for gunfire and explosions are most likely to find it in a superhero epic or an existing franchise, such as Mission: Impossible or Fast & Furious. Studios are less likely to take risks on original action movies, but that is exactly what we’re getting here.

Bob Odenkirk stars in Nobody, an action thriller directed by Ilya Naishuller. Odenkirk portrays Hutch Mansell, a man who appears to be a nobody. He lives in the suburbs with his wife, Becca (Connie Nielsen), and two children. …


This Friday, The Vault will be released in select theaters and on digital. The heist thriller follows a team of thieves who plan to steal the legendary treasure underneath the Bank of Spain while thousands of fans flood the streets during Spain’s World Cup Final.

The film stars Freddie Highmore (The Good Doctor, Bates Motel), Ástrid Bergés-Frisbey (Pirates of the Caribbean: On Stranger Tides), Liam Cunningham (Game of Thrones), and Famke Janssen (X-Men).

I was able to interview the director of the film, Jaume Balagueró. He has previously directed films in the [REC] horror film series, as well as Sleep…


Just two weeks after the success of Marvel’s first Disney+ original TV series, WandaVision, their next miniseries is hitting the streaming service. The Falcon and the Winter Soldier is a superhero series starring Anthony Mackie as Sam Wilson/Falcon and Sebastian Stan as Bucky Barnes/Winter Soldier.

The team at Disney+ was nice enough to send me the first episode of the miniseries to watch a few days early, and I am going to give you some of my spoiler-free thoughts on the series premiere of Marvel’s newest buddy-cop action-comedy show.

For those of you who have kept up with the millions…


After an unprecedented year for film, the 93rd Academy Awards are around the corner. Everything from the year 2020 (which wasn’t that much) to the first two months of 2021 were eligible for consideration, and the Oscar nominees are finally out.

So I will go through some of the categories, provide the nominations for each one, and give some thoughts and predictions for which films will be victorious at the 2021 Oscars.

Best Sound


Being a film critic comes with many privileges. Getting the chance to view the long-awaited Snyder Cut of Justice League early, which fans have spent years clamoring over, is one of the most meaningful blessings of my career.

Zack Snyder’s Justice League is a superhero film with a complicated backstory. Many know the story of how director Zack Snyder left the project in 2017 for personal reasons and was replaced with Joss Whedon, who rewrote much of the film and threw out a majority of Snyder’s footage.

The troubled production of Justice League led to, well, a mess. But this…

JONATHAN SIM

Film critic. Lover of Pixar, Harry Potter, Star Wars, Marvel, DC, Back to the Future, and Lord of the Rings. For business inquiries: jonathansim6703@gmail.com

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