Top Ten: Films Of 2018

Here we are again folks, we made it! Another year passed and another year of films to assess. I managed to see a record high 74 films at the cinema this year, and if I say so myself, 2018 was a bit of a banger in terms of great releases. It’s been harder to whittle…

Disobedience (2017)

Do you know what I really hate? When a film comes out in the United States and has already been released on home video before it even makes its way to the big screen over here in the UK. Having read and loved Naomi Alderman’s debut novel Disobedience some time ago, I was massively excited…

Spotlight (2015)

Abuse within the Catholic Church has always been a present and prominent subject matter within cinema. From sombre and affecting dramas like Doubt and The Boys Of St. Vincent to horrifying documentaries like Deliver Us From Evil and Hand Of God, the theme of authoritative misconduct among leading religious figures in their respective parishes is something…

Southpaw (2015)

The sports movie seems to be an entity that has been in decline in the last ten or so years. Give or take a few broader themed exceptions such as The Blind Side, The Wrestler and Foxcatcher, it has been slim pickings for fans of the genre (of which I am one). Boxing and cinema have…