Les Misérables (2019)

Fun fact; Tom Hooper’s Les Misérables was one of the first films I ever covered on this blog way back when I was fresher faced, less cynical, and judging by the content of the review itself, significantly less adept at writing! With those memories and a quick jolt “oh fuck, I’m thirty” running through the…

Who You Think I Am (2019)

With most cinematic activity reduced to a minimum for the last few weeks and for the foreseeable future, one actress seems to have bucked that trend and unintentionally become the icon of my isolation; Juliette Binoche! With The Truth marking my first review of a VOD release back at the end of March, Binoche is…

The Truth (2019)

Hello, anybody out there? It’s only been a week since my last post, but I feel like I’ve aged about eight years. With the UK now in full lockdown, any kind of new film experience I am going to have for the foreseeable future is going to have to come via the internet, and coming…

Portrait Of A Lady On Fire (2019)

Lads, I’m not even going to beat around the bush with this one. Portrait Of A Lady On Fire is a film that I have been excited about for a very, very long time. Ever since winning Best Screenplay and the Queer Palm at Cannes in May of 2019, the hype machine revved into full…

Elle (2016)

Every single year, without fail, there is always a film, nominated in one of the ‘big’ Oscar categories, that doesn’t find its way on to British screens until what feels like months after the ceremony has actually taken place. Here I am, doing my best to get over the eternally cringe inducing Best Picture cock-up…