Tag Archive: Paul Thomas Anderson

Jonny’s Top Ten Films of 2018

If my calculations are correct, I’ve managed to sit through 53 films at the cinema in 2018. Now I’m doing a PhD I can call this work. The only real criteria for my… Continue reading

“Servant? I’m nobody’s servant!” How Joseph Losey’s ‘The Servant’ Became a Class Above the British New Wave

By the time of The Servant’s release in November 1963, the so-called ‘British New Wave’ was in its final throws, huffing and puffing like the chimney stacks that littered its films. Starting with… Continue reading

The Latest Picture Show’s Guide to the Oscars 2018

With the 90th Academy Awards, or Oscars, this Sunday it would be rude not to use my lack of authority to cast a judging eye over proceedings. With the cultural and political shifts… Continue reading