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]

Theatre Review: The People’s Rock: A Musical (2018) – A Play at the Network Theatre [VAULT Festival 2018]

Another year, another Vault Festival! After my excellent experience during the two science-fiction shows I saw last year, how could I not return? For those of you that may be … Continue reading Theatre Review: The People’s Rock: A Musical (2018) – A Play at the Network Theatre [VAULT Festival 2018]

Review: Darkest Hour (2017) – And The Award Goes To… Gary Oldman!

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!

Review: Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri (2017) – Tremendous Acting In A Slightly Troubled Story

I can imagine that different people have different reasons as to why actress Frances McDormand sticks out in their mind. For most I assume it’ll be her Oscar-winning role in … Continue reading Review: Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri (2017) – Tremendous Acting In A Slightly Troubled Story

Some of My Most Anticipated Movies of 2018 (Part Two)

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)

My Top 15 Most Notable Films of 2017

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

Review: Wind River (2017) – A Captivating Clash Of Cold and Crime

Taylor Sheridan is my God. Why? Because as I am an aspiring screenwriter, Sheridan’s work gives me hope for my own career. Just look at what he’s accomplished so far. … Continue reading Review: Wind River (2017) – A Captivating Clash Of Cold and Crime

Review: The Disaster Artist (2017) – A Hilarious Comedy With Plenty Of Heart

Considering “cult films” are meant to be a rarity not appreciated by mainstream audiences, there sure are a lot of them! In fact, if you look at the collection of … Continue reading Review: The Disaster Artist (2017) – A Hilarious Comedy With Plenty Of Heart

A Visit to the 8th Underwire Film Festival (2017) – Female Filmmaking At Its Finest

Having worked and lived in London since 2007, I’m not entirely sure how the Underwire Film Festival (UFF) escaped my notice before now. I’m always looking for new places to … Continue reading A Visit to the 8th Underwire Film Festival (2017) – Female Filmmaking At Its Finest