It would be distasteful to pass Jesco White off as a slack-jawed yokel with serious Daddy issues. This is a gentleman who's tried his whole life to follow in his father's footsteps and suffered great tragedy while also being tested both physically and mentally by the evils of drug and solvent addiction.
Is he deluded?
Is he mentally deficient?
Should he be written off as a bit of a loon?
Not a fucking chance.
Jesco White is…
Watching this alongside Moore's Capitalism: A Love Story, it is incredible to see the genesis of his work as a documentary film maker, his love for his hometown of Flint, Michigan and the sorry state of affairs which clearly acted as a catalyst for his later crusades.
No matter what side of the fence you lean to politically it's hard to find fault with the honest concern just below the surface of this movie. This is Michael Moore before he…
I have absolutely no idea of how to start this review.
First off the bat, to the best of my knowledge there is nothing here that will shake the foundations and change the opinion of the Nolan haters.
Set 8 years after The Dark Knight, this film takes a knackered and spiritually broken Bruce Wayne and places him in a situation where he must don the cape once more.
Christian Bale has come a long way in 7 years. From…
Thank jeebus for Letterboxd. For years I've been doing the "Bond Marathon" before the latest 007 adventure. For years I thought I was the only sad fucker who endured all twenty something films in preparation for the next slice of kiss kiss, bang bang. There's a few that have more or less concluded this little ritual, but seeing as Skyfall ain't out until 26th October I thought I'd slowly work my way through them, starting now.
So... Dr No. The…