I almost forgot I'd seen this one, until I saw Tim Roth's name in the credits. Because you can't forget Tim Roth, right?
I'd kind of mixed this one up with the Ang Lee one, which I haven't seen. Which was why in a way I was kind of hoping it was the Ang Lee one. You see I love an underdog, and that includes much maligned movies; I often find they have unwarranted criticisms and, overall, a bad rep…
When I first watched this just over a year ago (17th Feb 2013, check the review out) I expressed some reservation about giving it 4 stars stating that "ultimately, for a subject so reliant on twists and turns I'm wondering if it can stand up to a repeated viewing like other films. It just loses out on reaching 4 stars because of that, but it is very very close"
I needn't have worried. This second watch held no surprises of…
Still my favourite Kevin Smith film, this was him trying something different - but unlike Jersey Girl, this actually works!
Dogma is an intelligent, witty and hilarious film with a great cast. I just love Alan Rickman's Metatron, who gets some of the very best lines on offer during an increasingly comedically competitive ragtag assembled quest to prevent two fallen angels from re-entering heaven.
Along with Life of Brian, this is probably my joint second favourite irreverent yet utterly well…
I might regret posting this review.
Be advised, it gets a bit personal.
I haven't watched About A Boy since about 2004. In the two years between its release and that curfew I had seen it at the cinema and bought it on DVD. I'd watched it a lot. Then one day I settled down to watch it when I wasn't in the right frame of mind. There was too much heavy stuff going on in my life and, just…