Ben Is Back (2018)

Have you noticed the close run battle that is currently going on in the younger generation of up and coming leading men in Hollywood? I’m talking, of course, about the similar career trajectories of Timothée Chalamet and Lucas Hedges. The two actors have both tried their hand at coming of age same sex themed stories…

Money Monster (2016)

I won’t deny that 90% of my interest in seeing Money Monster was due to the fact that it is directed by Jodie Foster, one of my all time favourites. Though nothing about the trailers or TV spots particularly sparked my fascination, with the only other cinema options being a combination of super powered mutants…

Top Ten: Films Of 2014

Well, here we are! Another year gone and another batch of films to wade through and pick out my Top Ten of the last twelve months. It’s been something of a record breaking year for me and the cinema, having seen a total of seventy new releases between January and December. As always, my list…

Top Ten: Films Of My Birth Year (1989)

With the antics of Spiderman and Captain America not tickling my filmic fancy, it has been another slow week in the world of cinematic releases over here at Oh! That Film Blog. Time for another top ten list, then, and inspired by this post at Let There Be Movies, I present to you a selection…

Top Ten: Oscar Speeches

The biggest night of the film calendar is almost upon us, and rather than burden you all with yet another predictions post, I thought I would honour the Academy Awards by listing my ten favourite acceptance speeches. The question of ‘what would you say’ is one I often ponder whilst in the shower or on…

August: Osage County (2013)

August: Osage County is, as the poster states, a film adaptation of Tracy Letts’ Pulitzer Prize and Tony Award winning play of the same name. Premiered in 2007, the tone and subject matter align the play with the work of the great American writer Arthur Miller. The themes of family disintegration and hidden secrets are…

Top Ten: Kick Ass Chicks In Film

Being a member of the fairer sex myself, nothing pleases me more in a film than a stone cold, face slapping, no shit giving head bitch in charge. Here are ten of the best. 1. Ellen Ripley (Sigourney Weaver: Alien, Aliens, Alien 3, Alien: Resurrection) Simply one of the greatest cinematic characters of all time,…