Logan Lucky

Bring together Steven Soderbergh, Channing Tatum, Adam Driver and Daniel Craig and it should be good - and it is! Yes, it's a heist in the vein of Ocean's 11 (which Soderbergh slyly and deliberately acknowledges in the background) but this means that we know we are in safe hands as far as character and … Continue reading Logan Lucky

My favourite films of 2016

Being very strict with myself this year and definitely sticking to a top 10. It hasn't been easy, and you can see a ranking of my 2016 film viewing here. The top 12 and bottom 5 are in order, but the stuff in between is more of a general reflection than anything precise. One note - … Continue reading My favourite films of 2016

Hail, Caesar!

"This motion picture contained no visual representation of the godhead." At face value, this would appear to be a very flimsy plot interspersed with some highly entertaining scenes from imaginary movies from the 1950s.  But this is just the surface. Joel and Ethan Coen wander through the back lot of Hollywood exploring the subject of faith … Continue reading Hail, Caesar!