Film


Mayhem has to be one of the most fun films that I have see this year. The ridiculous plot  that a “rage” virus, ID-7, infects a corporate tower block which […]

Mayhem



It is great to have a British film and, even more so, a bunch of varied British accents, on show for a change. The Ritual is an adaptation of an Adam […]

The Ritual



Black Panther is more aligned to Captain America films in terms of its tone than the lighter-hearted Iron Man or Thor franchises, and it works to bring the world of Black […]

Black Panther



Ildikó Enyedi‘s film, On Body and Soul is a beautiful film. Slightly off-kilter but beautiful none-the-less. Endre, CFO of a slaughterhouse, is almost universally liked within the workplace, it is clear […]

On Body and Soul



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Tonya Harding gained worldwide notoriety due to the surrounding circumstances of her rivalry with Nancy Kerrigan in gaining a spot to skate for the US in the Winter Olympics  of […]

I, Tonya



Thelma is another growing up story, a finding yourself/coming of age tale with a twist. As Norway’s entry for the Best Foreign Language Film at the 2018 Oscars and much […]

Thelma



Brought to my attention by turning up in Atlantic Screen Connection‘s Films of the Year for 2017 and, having noticed it being on Netflix already, it was a no-brainer to […]

Super Dark Times



Takashi Miike is back (did he ever really go away?) Blade of the Immortal follows a Manji, a warrior, who, after a breathtaking opening sequence where he takes on multiple […]

Blade of the Immortal 



Ridley Scott’s decision to remove Kevin Spacey in light of recent accusations/events and replace him with reshoots starring Christopher Plummer was a really good, if a mostly financially motivated, choice. […]

All The Money In The World



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Now the year has officially finished I can fill out my end of year list. With more films watched this year than I have ever done (probably! Seeing as this […]

My Top 20 Films for 2017