Directed by: David Lowery. Starring: Casey Affleck, Rooney Mara, Will Oldham, Rob Zabrecky, Kesha Plot: A young married couples life together is brought to a tragic end by an untimely passing. It was no big surprise that I would be drawn to A Ghost Story, as regular readers know, I am absolutely enamoured by ghost […]Read More Haunting: A Ghost Story review
Directed by: Joe Wright. Starring: Gary Oldman, Kristen Scott Thomas, Lily James, Stephen Dillane, Ben Mendelsohn Plot: After a vote of no confidence by his party, Conservative Prime Minister Neville Chamberlain is removed from office only to be replaced by Winston Churchill, tasked with bringing Britain back from the brink as the war in Europe […]Read More The Great Orator: A Darkest Hour review.
The considerable talents of Charlie Brooker have resulted in some of the funniest, consistently thought-provoking and generally on the button TV in the last decade or more. From his work on various newspaper columns and the brilliant TVGoHome, working with Chris Morris on the excellent hipster skewering Nathan Barley, trying his hand at comedic horror […]Read More Dark Reflections: A Black Mirror: Season 4 review.
2017 has been another strong year for cinema. I have personally viewed & reviewed some 47 new films this year on top of my usual retrospectives and the like and very few of them have failed to impress me in some way, shape or form. This is my personal Top 10 films of 2017 with […]Read More Top 10 films 2017
2017 has been a great year for television, I’ve viewed new shows that have really impressed me, continuing ones that have drawn me back for more and one particular returning show that has left viewers with a quarter of a century wait for its next instalment, suffice to say, it’s been a year of compelling […]Read More Top 10 TV shows 2017
***Spoiler Warning*** This piece is hugely spoilerific, it contains my thoughts on the main events of the film and therefore it is advised you watch The Last Jedi Before reading on. I have already offered a spoiler-free review of The Last Jedi, I have also recorded a more spoilerific episode of my podcast for those […]Read More My thoughts on Star Wars Episode VIII: The Last Jedi.
***Warning*** If you have yet to watch The Last Jedi, it’s highly advisable you enforce caution reading on as some slight spoilers may leak out from this review, not major spoilers, just mini ones. If you have already seen it or don’t mind this read on. Directed by: Rian Johnson. Starring: Mark Hamill, Daisy Ridley, […]Read More It’s not going to go how you think: A Star Wars Episode VIII: The Last Jedi review.