Gone Girl (2014)

I, like many others all over the world, spent a week or so of my life in the summer of 2012 furiously turning the pages of Gillian Flynn’s bestselling novel Gone Girl. The story of a missing wife and suspect husband was a breath of fresh air, combining a degree of intelligence and great suspense…

Top Ten: Oscar Speeches

The biggest night of the film calendar is almost upon us, and rather than burden you all with yet another predictions post, I thought I would honour the Academy Awards by listing my ten favourite acceptance speeches. The question of ‘what would you say’ is one I often ponder whilst in the shower or on…

The Second Chance Saloon: Gigli (2003)

This week’s Second Chance Saloon adventure comes in the form of the eighty-ninth worst movie ever made, 2003’s cinematic disaster Gigli. Starring the romantic pairing of the moment Ben Affleck and Jennifer Lopez, the film details the kidnapping by Larry Gigli (Affleck) and Ricki (Lopez) of the younger brother of a federal attorney in order…