Top Ten: Films Of 2018

Here we are again folks, we made it! Another year passed and another year of films to assess. I managed to see a record high 74 films at the cinema this year, and if I say so myself, 2018 was a bit of a banger in terms of great releases. It’s been harder to whittle…

Mary Poppins Returns (2018)

Well, here it is folks. My most anticipated film of the year, and the film that I was most afraid of! If you don’t already know, it’s no secret that Mary Poppins is one of my favourite movies of all time, perhaps even my very favourite. From the moment this sequel was announced, my thoughts…

Mamma Mia! Here We Go Again (2018)

It’s hard to believe that the first Mamma Mia! came out ten years ago. For better or for worse, it feels like Meryl Streep in those damn dungarees is an image that has been part of pop culture for much longer than a decade! The unprecedented success of the 2008 big screen adaptation meant that…

Kingsman: The Secret Service (2015)

The media run up to my seeing Kingsman: The Secret Service was perhaps one of the most confusing and misrepresentative marketing campaigns I have ever experienced. By all accounts, I assumed that the new film by director Matthew Vaughn was something of an Alex Rider, Cody Banks young adult type affair, full of fun and frolic…

Before I Go To Sleep (2014)

The last time I went to the cinema to watch Nicole Kidman was back in May for the sleep inducing, not even memorable enough to be a classed as a car crash, Grace Of Monaco. Still a fan of the Oscar winning Australian though through the strength of works such as The Hours and, perhaps…