Land (2021)

I don’t know whether it is something that is reflecting the state of the world in over the last couple of years or just pure coincidence, but a lot of the movies I’ve been watching recently have been about isolation in one form or another. The likes of Stowaway, Those Who Wish Me Dead, The…

Wonder Woman 1984 (2020)

I usually start these genre reviews off by saying that I am not particularly a connoisseur of comic book and superhero films, but having now seen everything between Iron Man and Avengers: End Game with a bunch of extras in-between, I think it’s fair to say that I have moved into the realm of ‘casual…

The Girl In The Spider’s Web (2018)

If there is one thing that has the potential to put me off a film completely, it is the phrase ‘soft reboot’. Attempting to continue or reinvent a story or franchise with significant changes hardly ever goes well, especially when the first property made such an impression. 2011’s The Girl With The Dragon Tattoo, already…

Blade Runner 2049 (2017)

Okay, fine, I’ll admit it. For many movie lovers across the world, Ridley Scott’s 1982 science-fiction classic Blade Runner is the greatest film of all time. As it happens, I saw it for the very first time five days ago. For unknown reasons, the film buff staple had passed me by for twenty seven years,…

Wonder Woman (2017)

Despite my general disinterest in the world of superheroes and all of the extensive mythology and history that goes along with them, there were so many different reasons why Wonder Woman was a must see film for me. It marks Patty Jenkins as the first female director of a studio superhero picture, as well as…

TV Corner: House Of Cards (Season 3)

I held back for a couple of weeks before writing this season review, keeping in mind the fact that most House Of Cards viewers, unlike myself, would sensibly pace themselves to both savour the show and maintain the order of their personal and professional lives. Unfortunately, that kind of rational is not for me, and…