Motherless Brooklyn (2019)

If my years of loving cinema have taught me one thing, it is to always be wary of a ‘passion project’. I’m talking about those movies who have a single writer/director/actor attached to them. Sometimes it really works, like Yentl or Annie Hall, and other times it really, really doesn’t; I’m thinking William Shatner’s Groom Lake…

The Irishman (2019)

Question, how often are you inspired to see a new film simply because of the name of the director attached to it? It’s fair to say that the majority of us rarely are, simply because star power tends to be something infant of the camera rather than behind it. That is, of course, unless the…

I, Tonya (2017)

As someone who grew up in the 1990s harbouring a growing love for sports of all kinds, the story of Tonya Harding and Nancy Kerrigan was one that I knew in very broad strokes, most of which were extremely untrue. Rather than Harding, the redneck rebel of the figure skating world, taking a baseball bat…