RSS feed for Paul

Favorite films

Recent activity

All films

Recent reviews

  • Fifty Shades of Grey

    Fifty Shades of Grey 2015

    ★½ Watched 27 Jun, 2015

    Fifty Shades of Grey - yet another of those head-scratcher phenomenons a la Twilight - mediocrity dressed up as something new for the unenlightened to fawn over like its the second coming.

    Absolute shit of the highest order - terrible writing, lead male is banal beyond belief. Saving grace is the production design and cinematography - it sure looks pretty.

    How the hell is something like this seen as being fit for release?

  • Unlawful Killing

    Unlawful Killing 2011

    ★★★★ Watched 11 Jun, 2015

    Actor Keith Allen's UNLAWFUL KILLING, his documentary that examines the farcical inquest into Princess Diana's death, is now available to see on YouTube after remaining unreleased in the UK for four years out of fear of possible litigation.

    Before you dismiss it as conspiracy theory conjuncture I will say it's quite impartial in that it mentions some of the prevalent accusations but never endorses them and it's well worth an hour of your time.

    Whether or not Diana and Dodi…

Popular reviews

  • Rush

    Rush 2013

    ★★★★½ Watched 07 Feb, 2014 2

    Not an F1 fan, nor am I a lover of sports in general but this film is great. The two central performances are both effortless in their greatness and the actors play off each other well. Morgan's script is great and Howard keeps the whole thing buzzing along at a tremendous pace.

    I am really surprised by how much I liked this film.

  • Filth

    Filth 2013

    ★★★★½ Watched 17 Feb, 2014

    Wow! Now here's a film that lets the viewer think for a change. A brilliant piece of writing and a cracking ensemble headed-up by a terrifically fearless performance from James McAvoy.

    Given that it's based on a book by Irvine Welsh there are bound to be comparisons to Danny Boyle's adaptation of Trainspotting but rest assured, Filth holds its own.