My Review of The Umbrellas of Cherbourg (1964)

With the recent release of the wonderful La La Land, it seems there has been a resurgence of interest in cinematic musical delights. One such example that crossed my path was … Continue reading My Review of The Umbrellas of Cherbourg (1964)

My Review of Space Play (2017) – A play at the Waterloo Vaults

The 6 week long Vault Festival is one of London’s most exciting events. With a variety of theatre, comedy, club nights, workshops and live music to choose from, everyone would … Continue reading My Review of Space Play (2017) – A play at the Waterloo Vaults

My Review of Hacksaw Ridge (2017)

This review was originally published in September 2016 and has been updated to reflect its 2017 release in the UK. Minor Spoilers Follow I was lucky enough to see an … Continue reading My Review of Hacksaw Ridge (2017)

My Review of The Raven (1963) – A Jack Nicholson Retrospective

Click here for the introduction and the first review in my Jack Nicholson Retrospective. Now this is more like it! The 4th entry in my Jack Nicholson Retrospective is a … Continue reading My Review of The Raven (1963) – A Jack Nicholson Retrospective

My Review of Split (2017)

If it was possible to distil everything I hate about movies into one word, it would be this: Horror. I hate horror films with a passion. I find them formulaic, … Continue reading My Review of Split (2017)

Review: The Broken Land (1962) – A Jack Nicholson Retrospective

Click here for the introduction and the first review in my Jack Nicholson Retrospective. Ah… The Western. A genre that dominated the early days of cinema and led to the … Continue reading Review: The Broken Land (1962) – A Jack Nicholson Retrospective

Why Princess Leia doesn’t need the “honour” of being a Disney Princess

Not many people know this, but when I was a little boy I hated Princess Leia. Like, REALLY hated! Not because she was a girl or anything, but because of … Continue reading Why Princess Leia doesn’t need the “honour” of being a Disney Princess

Review: The Wild Ride (1960) – A Jack Nicholson Retrospective

Click here for the introduction and the first review of my Jack Nicholson Retrospective. Only two years after The Cry Baby Killer, Jack Nicholson finally lands his first true lead … Continue reading Review: The Wild Ride (1960) – A Jack Nicholson Retrospective

Review: The Cry Baby Killer (1958) – A Jack Nicholson Retrospective

I recently received an e-mail from the BFI (British Film Institute) saying that, in celebration of Jack Nicholson’s 80th birthday on 22nd April 2017, they would be bringing back the … Continue reading Review: The Cry Baby Killer (1958) – A Jack Nicholson Retrospective

Sherlock: Why Mary’s Story Had To End

[Spoilers for the BBC’s Sherlock TV show] It’s incredible to see the variety of emotions that people are experiencing after witnessing the final events of the New Years Day episode of … Continue reading Sherlock: Why Mary’s Story Had To End