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  • Planes, Trains and Automobiles 1987

    ★★★★★ Rewatched 13 Sep, 2014

    John Candy and Steve Martin are so good in this classic 80s comedy

  • Rush Hour 1998

    ★★★★½ Rewatched 21 Aug, 2014

    In the 1998 box office smash 'Rush Hour', Brett Ratner brilliantly mixed together Chinese sensation Jackie Chan & the Blackenese antics of motormouth Chris Tucker to produce a sparkling L.A. based action comedy.

    The strange alchemy of Chan & Tucker works due the effortless chemistry between the two leads and the story is tight with plenty of moments of comedic relief between the intricately choreographed action set pieces, involving many references to the more hardcore action work of Jackie's earlier Hong Kong…

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  • Drive 2011

    ★★★★½ Watched 15 Aug, 2012 5

    Drive is such a stylish and well shot film. It is punctuated with scenes of eye watering violence which would make even Tarintino wince. And the driving scenes are superb reminding me of Steve McQueen's movie Bullit, in its sincere attempt to make driving feel like the coolest activity ever.
    The score for the movie features a lot of electronic pop and to me was reminiscent of the 1980s. It also reminded me of GTA vice city the video game…

  • Seven Samurai 1954

    ★★★★★ Rewatched 21 Feb, 2013 9

    Seven Samurai is a monumental cinematic experience – A story woven together with a complete mastery of the medium of film by Akira Kurosawa.

    The monochromatic fabric of this movie provides a tonal palette of shades of charcoal, silver and white that help accentuate a beautifully clear cinematography, including plenty of innovative camera work on display. Be in no doubt this is the art of film making.

    The film has a richly populated cast and is set in and around…