Review: A Simple Favour (2018) – A Compelling Gone Girl-esque Mystery

It’s hard not to feel sorry for director Paul Feig after the utterly asinine backlash to his female-led reboot of Ghostbusters back in 2016. Having made a film myself in … Continue reading Review: A Simple Favour (2018) – A Compelling Gone Girl-esque Mystery

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Review: Sicario 2: Soldado (2018) – A Brutal and Bloody Sequel That’s Nearly As Accomplished As The Original

I’ve already mentioned in previous reviews why I think Taylor Sherdian might be one of the greatest screenwriters of our current generation. His return for the sequel to 2015’s critically … Continue reading Review: Sicario 2: Soldado (2018) – A Brutal and Bloody Sequel That’s Nearly As Accomplished As The Original

Review: The Happy Prince (2018) – An Exceptional Film, But Only If You’re Trilingual

Back in my review for Rampage I spoke a little about the concept of passion projects, and how far actors would go to try and get them made. And in most … Continue reading Review: The Happy Prince (2018) – An Exceptional Film, But Only If You’re Trilingual

Review: The Snowman (2017) – A Sluggish Story with Snowy Surroundings

I wonder how Michael Fassbender will look back on 2017? On the one hand, if rumours are to be believed, he married Oscar-winner Alicia Vikander. So I’m guessing he’s now … Continue reading Review: The Snowman (2017) – A Sluggish Story with Snowy Surroundings

Review: Brawl In Cell Block 99 (2017) – Violence, Viciousness and Vaughn

Vince Vaughn is an actor that constantly surprises me. Mainly because I’ve spent so long seeing him in comedies that I often assume that’s all he can do. But when … Continue reading Review: Brawl In Cell Block 99 (2017) – Violence, Viciousness and Vaughn

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

A Visit To The 2nd London Porn Film Festival (2018) – A Fun And Informative Night

Author’s Note: My 200th Post! Thanks for reading! Did you know that there are somewhere between 8-10 new films released in UK cinemas every week? On top of that there … Continue reading A Visit To The 2nd London Porn Film Festival (2018) – A Fun And Informative Night

Review: Aftermath (2017) – A Great Dramatic Performance From The Governator

There’s no argument that, for probably the rest of human history, Arnold Schwarzenegger will be remembered purely as an action star. And quite rightly too. There aren’t too many actors … Continue reading Review: Aftermath (2017) – A Great Dramatic Performance From The Governator

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

Theatre Review: Mission Abort (2018) – A Play at the Waterloo Vaults [VAULT Festival 2018]

I’m not going to pretend that I’m a particularly knowledgeable person when it comes to abortion. Despite my lack of awareness, one thing I had always been fairly confident of … Continue reading Theatre Review: Mission Abort (2018) – A Play at the Waterloo Vaults [VAULT Festival 2018]

Review: The Shooting (1966) – A Jack Nicholson Retrospective

Click here for the introduction and the first review in my Jack Nicholson Retrospective. Despite the fact that we’re now eight movies (plus multiple TV appearances and movie cameos) into the Jack … Continue reading Review: The Shooting (1966) – A Jack Nicholson Retrospective

Theatre Review: Double Infemnity (2018) – A Play at the Waterloo Vaults [VAULT Festival 2018]

While I’m always eager to see new approaches to traditional storytelling, one of my biggest theatrical disappointments was when I went to see an all female version of Posh. Mainly … Continue reading Theatre Review: Double Infemnity (2018) – A Play at the Waterloo Vaults [VAULT Festival 2018]