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  • Mad Max: Fury Road

    Mad Max: Fury Road 2015

    ★★★★ Added

    annnnnnnnnnnnnnd breathe.

    One of the most intense, viscerally thrilling cinema experiences I'll ever have. It's frankly astonishing that this film exists at all. Let alone that George Miller somehow convinced a studio to give him over 100m for it, and then not have to insert anything as trite as a tacked-on romance or over-explained backstory (there is a LOT of weird shit round the margins of this film).

    Truth be told, it probably isn't for everyone and I'm not sure…

  • The Book of Life

    The Book of Life 2014

    ★★★ Added

    Gorgeous but the story never rises above run-of-the-mill

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  • Boyhood

    Boyhood 2014

    ★★★★ Added

    As soon as it finished I had the strongest desire to speak to my mum and dad. I couldn't really relate to Mason himself (maybe that's not really the point?) but seeing his parents age and make their own continual f*ckups was close to devastating.

  • Killer Elite

    Killer Elite 2011

    ★★ Added 1

    Possibly some of the clunkiest dialogue ever written, performed in some of the most astonishingly bad accents ever committed to film - and a huge huge waste of the potential of its cast. This gets 1 and a half stars for a couple of good action scenes and half a star for introducing me to the phrase "mfwic"