The Report (2019)

I don’t know about you, but I have a real soft spot for political scandal and corruption films. They hold a strange but strong place in my heart for being the kinds of movies that I watch once and never again, usually because they feature uncomfortable home truths that provide a lot of gripping drama,…

Late Night (2019)

Once upon a time, phrases like ‘female lead’ and ‘female centric’ were all a film needed to have attached to them to spark my interest and have me looking upon them in an immediately positive light. I’m sure there are plenty of movies from the last decade or so that I liked more than they…

Beautiful Boy (2018)

Welcome to part two of the ‘Steve Carell is a serious actor’ double header in 2019. Only a few weeks ago I was slightly bamboozled and perplexed by Welcome To Marwen, the warm up to what I anticipated would be something much more in my personal wheelhouse, Beautiful Boy. Two very different movies with two…

Wonder Wheel (2017)

I know, I know. Given the current climate in Hollywood and across the film industry in general over the past year, the decision to watch a Woody Allen film in 2018 feels like the furthest thing from a good idea. Welcome to the post Oscars cinematic calendar landscape, a strange and confusing time of the…