The Roads Not Taken (2020)

After a couple of much anticipated, long overdue blockbusters in the last few weeks, part of me has been kind of looking forward to getting back to basics and exploring something that I had no previous knowledge or expectations of. Tenet and Mulan were obviously two very different movies, but they share are similarity in…

I’m Thinking Of Ending Things (2020)

This past couple of weeks seem to have been an exercise in watching films by creators with whom I have very mixed relationships. Christopher Nolan was the first, and Charlie Kaufman is the second. Having on one hand very much enjoyed the likes of Eternal Sunshine Of The Spotless Mind and Anomalisa in the past,…

Tenet (2020)

Alexa, play The Boys Are Back In Town by Thin Lizzy! After almost four months without the pleasure of a real cinematic experience, the doors of my local Curzon finally opened on Wednesday, and honestly, things didn’t feel that different! I’m used to seeing movies in the middle of the day when all the normal…

The Bookshop (2017)

I’ll be honest, it was slim pickings this week. With absolutely no desire to see the Emily Blunt-less, Denis Villeneue-less, Roger Deakins-less Sicario 2: Soldado, pretty much all that was left was The Bookshop, an assuming little internationally co-produced adaptation of a 1978 novel by Penelope Fitzgerald. With the World Cup and Wimbledon taking up…