Beautiful Boy (2018)

Welcome to part two of the ‘Steve Carell is a serious actor’ double header in 2019. Only a few weeks ago I was slightly bamboozled and perplexed by Welcome To Marwen, the warm up to what I anticipated would be something much more in my personal wheelhouse, Beautiful Boy. Two very different movies with two…

Detroit (2017)

As a lover of history but also someone who was educated at the mercy of a British school curriculum, oddly my only real knowledge or experience of the 1967 Detroit riot came in the form of a fictionalised account of events in Jeffrey Eugenides’ 2002 Pulitzer Prize winning novel Middlesex. With that account story being…