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  • Future Shock! The Story of 2000AD

    Future Shock! The Story of 2000AD

    ★★★½

    An entertaining, exhaustive look at the history (and legacy) of a resolutely British publication.

    I now feel inspired to dig out all my old back issues, summer specials and annuals.

  • La La Land

    La La Land

    ★★★★½

    Late to the party, but was completely won over by La La Land after an initial bump or two (the film’s song and dance opener didn’t belong in there at all).

    Director Damien Chazelle successfully walks that tightrope between full-on pastiche and modern interpretation. I loved how those little tweaks with the visual palette and art direction turn a latter day Hollywood into something magical and dream-like.

    It's somehow fashionable now to knock this film in the lead up to…

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  • Puncture

    Puncture

    ★★★½

    A well-made and surprisingly engrossing law drama with a stunning central performance from Chris Evans.

    Another example of a decent film inexplicably missing out on a big screen release. Hope it finds an audience on video.

  • Cabin Fever 2: Spring Fever

    Cabin Fever 2: Spring Fever

    ★★★½

    Ti West may have disowned it but there's a lot to like about this twisted sequel. Porky's by way of John Waters and Troma.