Review: Tracks (2018) – An Uproarious Backpack Through Europe [Raindance Film Festival 2018]

What is the history of Europe if not a constant cycle of relationship breakdowns followed by conflict? While I doubt British indie filmmaker Jamie Patterson had this in mind when … Continue reading Review: Tracks (2018) – An Uproarious Backpack Through Europe [Raindance Film Festival 2018]

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The Short View: The Iron Village (1973) – A Lost Naval Documentary Comes To The Surface

Synopsis: The Iron Village takes a short look at the lives and work of the thousands of men serving aboard the British aircraft carrier, HMS Ark Royal. Running Time: 34 … Continue reading The Short View: The Iron Village (1973) – A Lost Naval Documentary Comes To The Surface

Review: King of Thieves (2018) – A Heist Hardly Worth Watching

For those of you that live outside the U.K. it may be hard to comprehend why the Hatton Garden Safe Deposit burglary in 2015 struck such a cord with the British psyche. … Continue reading Review: King of Thieves (2018) – A Heist Hardly Worth Watching

Review: Journeyman (2018) – A Beautiful Insight Into British Boxing

Urgh. Another boxing movie? About a man struggling to deal with life when his career is cut short after a serious injury? It’s like a well-followed bus timetable at this … Continue reading Review: Journeyman (2018) – A Beautiful Insight Into British Boxing

Review: The Mercy (2018) – A Touching Performance By Colin Firth

There are currently 7.6 billion people living on planet Earth. But what that number also represents are the 7.6 billion stories out there for us to listen to. Old or … Continue reading Review: The Mercy (2018) – A Touching Performance By Colin Firth

Review: Churchill (2017) – The Main Man or The Main Menace of World War II?

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?

Review: You Can’t Hide the Truth from Mindhorn!

In a world full of silly cinematic ideas, surely Mindhorn has been done before? Washed-up actors forced to come out of retirement because someone believes that said actor’s role is … Continue reading Review: You Can’t Hide the Truth from Mindhorn!

We Need a Story to Inspire a Nation – A Look at Their Finest (2017)

The first of two Dunkirk related films to be released this year, Their Finest (adapted from the 2009 novel Their Finest Hour and a Half) is definitely one of those stereotypical period … Continue reading We Need a Story to Inspire a Nation – A Look at Their Finest (2017)