Top Ten: Films Of 2019

Well, here we are. Not just the end of a year in film, but also the end of a decade! Having started the blog in late 2012, it feels like the best part of the 2010s marked my transition from casual fan to full blown cinephile. In 2019 I racked up 85 visits to the…

Rocketman (2019)

The likes of Freddie Mercury and Elton John have always been frontrunners in the conversation for Britain’s greatest ever musical personalities and talents, so it seems fitting that their biopics should come out so soon one after the other. Whilst pretty much the only thing that impressed me about last year’s Bohemian Rhapsody was Rami…

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…