This just in - I didn't hate Justice League, and I am delighted. I mean, there's a long way to go before it reaches Marvel levels of enjoyment, but it didn't make me angry, and the plot seemed to make sense so that's a huge step up. Obviously it's great to see Wonder Woman back … Continue reading Justice League (2017)
A bit weird, clichéd, but mildly enjoyable. John Wick it ain't, and although I generally think Affleck should stick to being behind the camera most of the time, this is one of those occasions where he was absolutely fine. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3KQX2sIhQJY
What an unholy mess of a film. I really wanted to like this, despite Man of Steel making me very angry. Some mild spoilers ahead, perhaps come back if you've not seen the film yet. Let's start positively - Jeremy Irons as Alfred was a delight to watch, but wasn't around enough. And Gal Gadot … Continue reading Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice
So the girl is gone. But where? And more to the point, why? Far too much has been written about this film holding up a mirror to Modern Marriage, or that it is misogynistic, blah blah blah ... well we can stop that right now. This is just a good thriller with a few interesting … Continue reading Gone Girl
Terrence Malik's previous film, Tree of Life, was something of a revelation for me, and I decided that despite everything, I loved it. So I was ready for, and indeed looking forward to, To The Wonder. Sadly, this fell flat. I didn't care enough about the characters because I wasn't allowed to get to know … Continue reading To The Wonder
I can't remember the last time I felt so tense watching a film! Reading a synopsis of the story (CIA involves Hollywood in creating a fake film in order to extract Embassy workers hiding from revolutionaries in Iran), you could have expected somet...