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  • What We Do in the Shadows 2014

    ★★★★½ Watched 02 Aug, 2014

    A total crowd pleaser. There hasn't been a film in the cinema this consistently hilarious in a few years. A true joy.

  • American Hustle 2013

    ★★★★ Watched 10 Dec, 2013

    David O. Russell's previous two films have been modern operettas sung in Jersey slang. Moving his drama into domestic spaces of intimate yet explosive proportions Russell seems able to make mountains out of molehills, mostly due to the stellar performances he brings out and his command of capturing the chaos of his characters scenarios.

    With American Hustle he branches out into a more exploratory and energetic camera style as he glides and manoeuvres in and out of rooms and up…