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  • Rear Window 1954

    ★★★★★ Rewatched 23 Apr, 2014

    Jimmy Stewart and the always delightful, Grace Kelly, star in one of Hitchcock's greatest works, a film that's still as suspenseful today as it was 60 years ago. Certainly in my top ten Hitchcock films.

  • Filth 2013

    ★★★½ Watched 23 Apr, 2014

    An OTT, ridiculously bonkers film that's as much tragic as it is funny - laugh now, cry later - McAlvoy is a revaluation as the hugely unhinged bipolar sociopath, Detective Bruce Robertson.

    A lot of fun to be had, sadly, I cannot imagine it being as good on a re-watch.

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  • Captain America: The Winter Soldier 2014

    ★★★★ Watched 26 Mar, 2014 3

    Now this is how it should be done!

    Ass-kicking, bone-crunching, head-butting, S.H.I.E.L.D-swinging, wing-spanning, plane jumping, helicarrier-ing, rainbow kicking, metal arm swinging, tight space fighting, hyper-car chasing, cool espionage-ing, museum visiting, old uniform fitting, Romanov loving, Hawkeye yearning, Cap. bossin', Alan Dale neighbouring, old foes returning, Agutter still smoking, Winter Soldier ghosting, post credits staying (that's all I'm saying). Cap 2, so very refreshing.

    Make mine Marvel.

  • Under the Skin 2013

    ★★★★½ Rewatched 01 Apr, 2014 1

    Yes, I know. I've become a sheep and followed the flock.

    It's no secret that I was hugely disappointed the first time I watched Glazer's "snooze fest", I felt a second viewing was sorely required, and boy, am I glad I did.

    I'm not going to pretend I fully comprehend what was going on, I'm sure I missed many of the allegories, but I knew they were there, some more obvious than others, pertinent to our society and who we…