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: Black Panther (2018) – Often Beautiful, Sometimes Bold, But Still A Basic Marvel Movie

In a year that will see the release of the ultimate Marvel universe team-up in Avengers: Infinity War, it would have been somewhat easy for any other film from the … Continue reading Review: Black Panther (2018) – Often Beautiful, Sometimes Bold, But Still A Basic Marvel Movie

Review: Devil (2010) – A Claustrophobic Ride With Death

Who remembers when director M. Night Shyamalan was the laughing stock of Hollywood? And I actually mean that literally. Because back in the summer of 2010, someone recorded footage of … Continue reading Review: Devil (2010) – A Claustrophobic Ride With Death

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

Review: Jumanji: Welcome To The Jungle (2017) – Fun and Videogames In An Old-School Package

There’s no doubt that, concidering society’s obsession with nostalgia, Hollywood studios are raiding more and more of their back catalogues to see whether any of it could be monetised. In … Continue reading Review: Jumanji: Welcome To The Jungle (2017) – Fun and Videogames In An Old-School Package

Review: The Liquidator (2017) – A Serial Killer, Mysteries and A Whole Lot Of Logical Jumps

Released in China at the tale end of 2017, my awareness of The Liquidator was about the same as Teresa May’s awareness over the current state of the NHS, i.e. … Continue reading Review: The Liquidator (2017) – A Serial Killer, Mysteries and A Whole Lot Of Logical Jumps

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

Review: 78/52 (2017) – An Interesting Slice of Hitchcock History

When I was younger I was quite the voracious reader. Everywhere I would go my mind would be engrossed in the pages of a good book. At dinner, on the … Continue reading Review: 78/52 (2017) – An Interesting Slice of Hitchcock History