Well that came out of nowhere. Not content to unleash a trailer for Cloverfield 3 / God Particle a mere two months before its cinema release (like they did with 10 … Continue reading Review: The Cloverfield Paradox (2018) – A Misguided Attempt to Explain The Cloverfield Universe
While you may not have heard of the official term, the underlying concept of “Twin Films” is probably something you’ve heard of. Generally speaking, it refers to two movies with very … Continue reading Review: Darkest Hour (2017) – And The Award Goes To… Gary Oldman!
You know, in part one of my list I made what I thought was a minor topical joke about the current state of politics and the dangers of nuclear war. … Continue reading Some of My Most Anticipated Movies of 2018 (Part Two)
Yes, it’s true. On the one hand, 2018 might legitimately have a nuclear war started by a rogue tweet. And after millions are dead, the war would undoubtedly end with … Continue reading Some of My Most Anticipated Movies of 2018 (Part One)
Well here we are again. The end of another 365-day journey around the sun. And it doesn’t feel like it was a particularly great year, was it? Even putting aside … Continue reading My Top 15 Most Notable Films of 2017
When comparing the titanic successes of Lord of the Rings (LOTR) and Game of Thrones (GoT); there is no doubt that both franchises brought fantasy to the forefront of mainstream pop … Continue reading Middle-Earth vs The Seven Kingdoms: A Night of Music at the London Palladium
Click here for the introduction and the first review in my Jack Nicholson Retrospective. My sincerest apologies to the four people that were flaying themselves in a noble attempt to … Continue reading Review: Back Door To Hell (1964) – A Jack Nicholson Retrospective
(Mild spoilers for Grave of the Fireflies) The thing about world cinema is that we in the UK generally only get the most commercial products put into our cinemas. After … Continue reading Review: In This Corner of The World (2017) – Japan in the Shadow of The Atomic Bomb
Over the years I have learnt that if you choose to attend a film festival, don’t waste time going to see the big (or even middle) budget Hollywood movies. Whether … Continue reading Review: Land of Mine (2017) – Denmark’s Post-WWII Secret
Man, Christopher Nolan’s a right old grumpy fuddy-duddy, isn’t he? “Boo hoo! I don’t like Netflix.” “Boo hoo! I don’t like filming on digital.” “Boo hoo! I only want to … Continue reading “We Shall Fight On The Beaches” – A Review of Christopher Nolan’s Dunkirk (2017)
Being of both British and Asian descent, I’ve always been very well aware of the two sides to Winston Churchill. (For my American readers, when I say Asian, I mean … Continue reading Review: Churchill (2017) – The Main Man or The Main Menace of World War II?
[Spoilers for Game of Thrones Season 1-6 and the entire Song of Ice and Fire Book Saga] On its release in 2011, Game of Thrones almost immediately became one of … Continue reading The Tragedy Of George R.R. Martin And His Future Books