Top Ten: Films Of 2019

Well, here we are. Not just the end of a year in film, but also the end of a decade! Having started the blog in late 2012, it feels like the best part of the 2010s marked my transition from casual fan to full blown cinephile. In 2019 I racked up 85 visits to the…

Jumanji: The Next Level (2019)

Looking back, it’s probably fair to say that one of my biggest cinematic surprised over the last few years was just how much I liked Jumanji: Welcome To The Jungle. I went into the theatre back in 2017 expecting to be thoroughly disappointed by this franchise reboot of a more than beloved childhood favourite, but…

The Last Black Man In San Francisco (2019)

Something I have come to realise in my film watching experience is that if a film does well at Sundance, then it tends to do well with my personally as well. Having picked up both Best Director and a Special Jury Award at this year’s festival, it’s fair to say that The Last Black Man…

The Dead Don’t Die (2019)

I’ll be the first person to admit that more often than not, I am persuaded to go and see a film not because of the storyline but because of the actors in it. I am much more performance driven than director driven, and with names like Bill Murray, Adam Driver, Chloe Sevigny and Tilda Swinton…

Sorry To Bother You (2018)

Welcome to mid December, otherwise known as the ‘biding time before I potentially lose my mind over Mary Poppins Returns‘ period of my life. However, with recent releases like Disobedience, Suspiria, even going as far back as Widows, it is nice to see that there are still options during the holiday season for those who…