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  • Mad Max: Fury Road

    Mad Max: Fury Road 2015

    ★★★★½ Watched 28 May, 2015

    Bloody violence, insane, testosterone-fuelled war machines, and frantic action from the first minute to the last, Mad Max: Fury Road feels every bit a man's world, but it would be nothing without the badass women with the guns.

  • The Book Thief

    The Book Thief 2013

    ★★★★★ Watched 07 May, 2015

    In the same way as Guillermo Del Toro (Pan’s Labyrinth), Shane Meadows (This Is England) and Isao Takahata (Grave of Fireflies), Brian Percival’s The Book Thief is a tear-jerking, heavy-hitting, adult drama shown through the eyes of an innocent child. It’s as much a harrowing exploration of war as it is a poignant tale about a spirited and courageous child’s fight for her own sense of humanity in such inhuman surroundings. Sensational.

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  • Chinatown

    Chinatown 1974

    ★★★★½ Watched 09 Aug, 2012 4

    Forget a review, It's Chinatown.

  • Argo

    Argo 2012

    ★★★★★ Watched 20 Nov, 2012 4

    From gossip-rag pin-up to powerhouse director Ben Affleck has one of the most chequered careers in Hollywood. Channelling experience following his previous two features, tightly wound action thrillers Gone Baby Gone and The Town, his time behind the camera is proving most fruitful. His recounting of the true life story of Argo is no exception and further authorises his position as a meaningful director.

    Set in late ‘70s Iran, amidst a violent revolution, a group of CIA operatives strive to…