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!
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
Screaming out from its blood red poster, Father of Lies states that their show is a cross between Making a Murderer and Rosemary’s Baby. Confident words. Words that would suggest … Continue reading Theatre Review: Father of Lies (2017) – A Play at the Old Red Lion Theatre [London Horror Festival]
(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?
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)
In this day and age of “Alternative Facts” and “Fake News”, it’s easy to forget that the fight for truth and factualism has been going on for decades. Even when something … Continue reading Review – Denial (2016) – The Ultimate Fight Against The Ultimate Fake News
Minor Spoilers Follow I was lucky enough to see an early screening of this film at Empire Live, which took place a few weeks ago at The O2 Arena. I … Continue reading Review: Hacksaw Ridge (2016) – The Saving Private Ryan of the Pacific
Author’s Note: Just to be clear, I know Hitler was the biggest dick of the 20th century! This answer was to a question originally posted on Quora and is merely … Continue reading Devil’s Advocate: Can You Paint A Historical Picture (Without Lying) Showing Hitler As A “Good” Guy?
Of the many articulate actors and public figures around the world, Pluto Mouse lives in a league of his own. Why? Because he is one of the very few that … Continue reading The Biography of Disney’s Pluto