Tag Archives: 2016

2016 or Annus Horribilis

2016 in no particular order: Television Halt and Catch Fire Quarry Flowers This Is Us Hap and Leonard Game of Thrones Brain Dead The Young Pope Black Mirror Stranger Things BoJack Horseman Fleabag The Get Down Better Call Saul Lady … Continue reading

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The Shallows

The Shallows is as everyone will know a shark film, it has some good ideas and a few good scenes I just wish it had been directed by someone else, what could have been great sadly falls flat due to … Continue reading

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Gods of Egypt

Gods of Egypt might the only film I’ve seen that contains no real acting (acting like you don’t want to be there doesn’t count, not mentioning any names but I’m looking at you Rush). Form the outset everyone hams their … Continue reading

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Warcraft

Duncan Jones’ first film Moon had some of the most impressive models I’ve seen in a low budget title and it seems like quite a leap to move to a production which I reckon is 84% CGI and an astronomical … Continue reading

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The Jungle Book

As far as Disney films go ‘Jungle Book’ is one of the classics, the characters so familiar and the songs so catchy (I bet at one time or another every one of you has belted out a drunken Bear Necessities) … Continue reading

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Victoria

Films done in one take (or supposedly in one take) is nothing new, we have Oscar winner Birdman and famously Hitchcock’s Rope, now there’s another to add to the list in the form of ‘Victoria’. This two and a half … Continue reading

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Knight of Cups

Right let’s get one thing out of the way, Knight of Cups is shot beautifully, the cinematography, the locations, the lighting all superb everything else I’m afraid is a different matter. Malick’s latest, and I’m a fan of his work, … Continue reading

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