Tag: films

Films

Dunkirk

Christopher Nolan is clearly one of this generation’s outstanding film makers. From Memento through to his Dark Knight trilogy, to...

Books, Films

The Lost City of Z

I first heard about Percy Fawcett back in the late eighties when a friend told me about him. We’d both read Redmond O’Hanlon’s Into...

Films

High Rise

I didn’t think about it until during the film, but could there be any more appropriate location to watch High Rise than the Curzon...

Films

Hail Caesar!

A new Coen brothers film is always a cause for celebration. That’s particularly the case when they adopt more of a screwball tone to...

Films

Trumbo

I’m fascinated about the period of the Hollywood Blacklist – that post-war period, as the Cold War was getting under-way, when...

Films

Spotlight

Spotlight tells they story of the Boston Globe investigate journalism unit – called “Spotlight” – who investigated...

Films

Everest

This film is now out on DVD and download, but I actually saw it in the cinema and then failed to publish my review! I’d been meaning...

Films

The Hateful Eight

Like many others, I have something of a love/hate relationship with Quentin Tarantino. Actually it’s more a love/whatever...

Cycling, Films

The Program

Right at the beginning of The Program, the BBFC certificate popped up. The film is rated 15 for “strong language, use of...

Films

The Martian and Sicario

There seems to be a spate of pretty decent films coming all of a sudden at the moment, so after a bit of a barren period when endless...