1917 (2019)

When thinking about popular subject matter in cinema, it’s fair to say that the two World Wars of the twentieth century have provided some some of the richest and most celebrated picture since the beginning of the medium. From a personal point of view, it always amazes me how generation upon generation seems to be…

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…