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  • The Last Waltz 1978

    ★★½ Watched 25 Sep, 2014

    I mainly found it kind of grubby. The whole thing of it being mainly 'about' Robbie Robertson is one thing for sure (given that he has cold dead eyes, and is probably the least engaging of the lot of them), but there was something so gurningly self-congratulatory about it I found myself looking away at times. I realise the self-congratulatory element is kind of the point of the thing.

    That said, there were plenty of highlights: Joni. Emmylou Harris's amazing…

  • The Woman in Black 2012

    ★★ Watched 14 Jul, 2014

    Initially promising with some creepy bits, but gradually buried under a deluge of 'scares' when it was crying out for some space to expand into. Shit, shit, SHIT ending, too.

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