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  • Wild Geese II

    Wild Geese II 1985

    ★★★ Rewatched 11 Feb, 2016

    Nostalgia can do funny things. This film doesn't deserve the three stars I gave it, but the legacy of Andrew V McLaglen's The Wild Geese makes it hard for me to slaughter it. Richard Burton died just as they were about to start shooting on this sequel and I'm sure looking down from above he won't be too disappointed this wasn't on his cv. Burton may have been a middle-aged man by the time he starred in the original film…

  • The Big Lebowski

    The Big Lebowski 1998

    ★★★★★ Rewatched 10 Feb, 2016 4

    Joel and Ethan Coen have a distinctive style that they've honed over the space of 30 years and nearly twenty films. The art of great directors and writers can be measured in the variety of different genres they've endeavoured over the course of a career, and in the Coen brothers we have two men capable of writing and adapting everything from comedy to noir and back again. Proof however, just like with Stanley Kubrick, is the fact that everyone has…

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  • Skyline

    Skyline 2010

    ½ Rewatched 09 Mar, 2013 16

    My wife likes this. I'm considering a divorce.

  • Gone Girl

    Gone Girl 2014

    ★★★★★ Rewatched 08 Feb, 2015 9

    Should I be concerned that my wife was taking notes during this film? (Andy's last diary entry)..................................