Gold

Matthew McConaughey is a fat wolf of Wall Street type figure, who fancies getting richer than he already is by looking for gold in Indonesia. He takes Edgar Ramirez with him, and they find some gold or maybe it’s not there, or maybe it really is, or maybe it isn’t. I can’t remember which way […]

Honourable Mentions 2014

Here are a few films I really loved that only just missed my top ten list of 2014. So, in no particular order (other than alphabetic), here they are: Annie Dallas Buyers Club The Double Edge of Tomorrow Godzilla The Hobbit: The Battle of the Five Armies The LEGO Movie Megashark vs Mechashark Oculus Sharknado […]

The Top 10 Films of 2014

Dawn of the Planet of the Apes A brilliant meld of astonishing cgi and a gripping tale of man vs ape (and also one of ape vs ape, and man vs man, man vs a lack in natural resources, and generally everyone vs that nobstick with the gun who started all the nonsense). I knew […]

Filth vs The Wolf of Wall Street

On the face of it these are two quite different films, but really they both have similar themes throughout. Both depict debauchery, and follow the life of a highly flawed main character who the viewer ideally sympathises with. While you would call neither an out and out comedy, both definitely have comic elements throughout. Having […]

Top 5 Christopher Nolan

Christopher Nolan is probably the best recent director to appear on the film scene, and his films has essentially defined the 00’s and 10’s. Whether it’s his re-invention of the superhero film, or his mind-bending psychological thrillers, Nolan is one of the very best. And here are his very best. The Prestige (2006) A tale […]

Interstellar

Christopher Nolan’s biggest and most ambitious movie to date, Interstellar is about a troubled father daughter relationship, with some literally gasp inducing Sci-Fi set pieces and incredible acting performances added in. It is all parts spectacular, sentimental and beautifully ridiculous. Inception was a game changer, people started to realise that you could be clever and […]