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,…

Top Ten: Films Of 2017

Congratulations, if you’re reading this then you have made it through the absolute maelstrom that has been 2017. Several events this year, both political and social, have really taken the world aback, some for the better and some for much, much worse, and more than ever I have turned to the dark comfort of the…

Film Stars Don’t Die In Liverpool (2017)

Of all the things that I love about cinema, Film Stars Don’t Die In Liverpool possessed two right off the bat. The first is my fondness for any quirky or interesting true story brought to the big screen, and the second is my fondness for film titles with more than three words! With six words…

20th Century Women (2016)

Though this time in my cinematic year is usually taken up by all of the films that have been nominated for acting and Best Picture awards at the Oscars, 20th Century Women, a partially autobiographical story of director Mike Mill’s early life, had been on my radar of interest for some time. Filled with performers…