Introducing: The Second Chance Saloon

There are some weeks that I either cannot make it to the cinema, don’t feel like compiling a top ten, or simply don’t fancy any of the recent releases but still want to write. I have been thinking about what new feature I could add to the blog and decided, like many others do, to…

Top Ten: Movie Sequels

It is an extremely rare cinematic feat when a film sequel is made that matches the quality of it’s┬ápredecessor, and an even rarer one when it actually surpasses it’s popularity and acclaim. I’ll be honest, some of the films that have made it on to this top ten list tick neither of those boxes, but…

Populaire (2012)

Let me begin by stating that I have never particularly been a fan of French cinema. I enjoy the grittier, more dramatic offerings such as La Haine and Irreversible, but usually cannot abide the whimsical, wishy washy romantic comedies that seem to make up the bulk of the films that end up crossing the Channel…