Tenet (2020)

Alexa, play The Boys Are Back In Town by Thin Lizzy! After almost four months without the pleasure of a real cinematic experience, the doors of my local Curzon finally opened on Wednesday, and honestly, things didn’t feel that different! I’m used to seeing movies in the middle of the day when all the normal…

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…

Interstellar (2014)

It has been two years since Christopher Nolan’s last directorial effort The Dark Knight Rises blew up the scene and brought in more than one billion dollars at the box office. Since then he has lent his producing and writing hands to 2013’s Man Of Steel and this year’s Transcendence, both of which were not…

Top Ten: Christmas Movies

With only two weeks to go until the big day, I thought I’d throw my two cents in to the gigantic internet bucket full of articles exclaiming which of the endless reels of Christmas themed films are the best. I’ll admit that around the holidays I tend to watch the familiar comforts of The Sound…

Mini Reviews #5

What I have been watching over the last seven days: In America (2002) Director: Jim Sheridan Starring: Samantha Morton, Paddy Considine, Sarah Bolger An incredibly emotional tale of an Irish immigrant family who relocate to New York in the 1980s to begin a new life. Though narrated by one of the family’s young daughters, the…