Cinema’s Greatest Scenes: #5 The Offence

Every Friday I’m going to be highlighting and analysing some of cinema’s greatest scenes, or sequences depending on your definition. Some will be familiar, etched indelibly into the iconography of cinema, while others… Continue reading

A New Film Podcast with The Movie Men!

Sick of reading my cinematic ramblings? Well you’re in luck! No don’t close your browser down, instead have a listen to my ramblings via my new podcast with The Movie Men. This week’s… Continue reading

Cinema’s Greatest Scenes: #4 Blue Velvet

Every Friday I’m going to be highlighting and analysing some of cinema’s greatest scenes, or sequences depending on your definition. Some will be familiar, etched indelibly into the iconography of cinema, while others… Continue reading

Cinema’s Greatest Scenes: #3 12 Years a Slave

Every Friday I’m going to be highlighting and analysing some of cinema’s greatest scenes, or sequences depending on your definition. Some will be familiar, etched indelibly into the iconography of cinema, while others… Continue reading

10 Cloverfield Lane Review

What’s lurking outside? Has the world ended? Or are we, the audience, and Michelle (Mary Elizabeth Winstead) being holed up in a bunker under false pretences? 10 Cloverfield Lane’s claustrophobic story closely orbits… Continue reading

Cinema’s Greatest Scenes: #2 Point Blank

Every Friday I’m going to be highlighting and analysing some of cinema’s greatest scenes, or sequences depending on your definition. Some will be familiar, etched indelibly into the iconography of cinema, while others… Continue reading

High-Rise Review

In all the mayhem and carnage of High-Rise one scene in particular stands out. As society teeters perilously close to total collapse, we find Dr Robert Laing (Tom Hiddleston) brawling over a tin… Continue reading

Cinema’s Greatest Scenes: #1 The Wild Bunch

Every Friday I’m going to be highlighting and analysing some of cinema’s greatest scenes, or sequences depending on your definition. Some will be familiar, etched indelibly into the iconography of cinema, while others… Continue reading

The Witch Review

Being a horror fan is a testing occupation. It’s a genre that requires the patience of a saint. Horror films come thick and fast, and for every splendidly terrifying effort like It Follows… Continue reading

Hail, Caesar! Review

It’s been a sleepless few days of reviewing. I saw Hail, Caesar! the other night and I still haven’t decided what to make of it. Upon exiting the cinema my initial response was… Continue reading