Under The Skin

Yow. Ser. So yes, as per the film synopsis, Scarlett Johansson is an alien prowling the streets of Glasgow in a white transit van. While that is truly as odd as it sounds, she also does an incredible job of engaging passers-by in small-talk so that they have no clue what is in store for … Continue reading Under The Skin

Captain America: The Winter Soldier

First time in my life I have ever been to a big premier (albeit a regional one), so that means I have seen a film a whole week before it is on general release! On the one hand, this is your usual Marvel romp, with heroes fighting villains and good triumphing over evil. On the … Continue reading Captain America: The Winter Soldier

Her

Separated Man buys Operating System. Man and Operating System begin to form a deep relationship. No-one bats an eyelid. And that last bit is what makes this such a lovely film. The near-future setting is close enough to reality to make it all seem eminently possible, and it's not an oppressive future - it's bright, … Continue reading Her