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  • Lucy 2014

    ★★★½ Watched 27 Aug, 2014

    This was a lot of fun. Utterly ridiculous in the typical Luc Besson way but he knows how to make a fun film. I'll be honest, I didn't expect it to open with a caveman but fair enough. I also didn't expect dinosaurs and they showed up too. Cool. Oh, you want to travel through time on a swivel chair? Done. If that sounds like your bag then see Lucy.

    Scarlett Johansson is the best bit. She nails the role…

  • The Inbetweeners Movie 2011

    ★★★★ Rewatched 26 Aug, 2014

    Flatmate watched it so... You know. Got to see it for the second time in a month. Holds up. Again. That'll do for now.

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  • Grace of Monaco 2014

    Watched 04 Jun, 2014

    What a wonderfully vacuous film. Believe the hype.

    Grace of Monaco comes across like a child has been given access to a huge budget and a camera for the first time, experimenting with editing and various shots that probably aren't used all that often. Yeah, there's probably a reason for that. It's like the camera they used had a malfunctioning zoom button. Slowly, slowly in we go until we're looking directly up Kidman's nostrils as she delivers an 'emotional' speech.…

  • Boyhood 2014

    ★★★★★ Watched 12 Jun, 2014

    I'm biased as hell for Richard Linklater films so me giving it five stars tells you absolutely nothing, especially as he did a Q and A afterwards and was very giving of his time. I think I sat down at 6.15 to watch the film and didn't get up to 11. Phew. That being said, it's an epic and impressive achievement. Filmed over the course of twelve years ("We pondered calling a '12 Years' for a while but another film…