Simon Appleton

Writer/Founder of The Movie Moustache

Favorite films

  • Back to the Future
  • Blade Runner 2049
  • Die Hard
  • The Hunt for Red October

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  • Morbius

    ½

  • Oregonda

    ★★★★

  • The Greatest Beer Run Ever

    ★★★★

  • The Grand Tour: A Scandi Flick

    ★★★★

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  • Spencer

    Spencer

    ★★★★

    Much like he did with Jackie, Pablo Larrain brings us an intimate look at Diana Spencer through a fictional story. Kristen Stewart is magnificent as the late princess. There’s a sense of sorrow and loneliness to her performance.

    At times Spencer is actually hard to watch, as you begin to get a sense of Diana’s isolated position. With long periods of struggle only broken by brief moments of happiness with her children. Stewart - along with an incredibly powerful and…

  • The Last Duel

    The Last Duel

    ★★★★

    Another period epic from Ridley Scott, this time telling the true story of France’s last trial by combat. This one is a little different however, with the story being told from three different perspectives. The only thing crazier than the story being the accent and hair style choices (this includes facial hair). At times this takes on the appearance of a punk rock take on medieval times. 

    Dodgy beards aside, there is a gritty realism to the look of things.…