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  • Friday the 13th

    Friday the 13th

    ★½

    Depending on whether you view this movie as some kind of homage to 80’s slasher flicks or a serious attempt at a reboot will impact your opinion of it!  If it’s the former (which I’m inclined to think it is given the steroidal cliches throughout) you may enjoy it.  For me, neither could salvage enjoyment and I found it genuinely boring.  No real sense of dread or horror, good looking teens get massacred by masked lunatic and only the fact…

  • Solo: A Star Wars Story

    Solo: A Star Wars Story

    ★★★

    Liked it, very average though.  If there’s a sequel it will interesting!

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  • Cinema Paradiso

    Cinema Paradiso

    ★★★★★

    I am seeing this movie for the first time today and all I can say is that I hang my head in shame for allowing it to be this long.

    The music of Ennio Morricone, the writing, acting, cinematography and direction are flawless.  Toto's love of movies is something I can emphatise with more than you know and the realisation that life is much harder in reality than it is in the movies is all too familiar. 

    There is nothing…

  • Doctor Strange

    Doctor Strange

    ★★★½

    Having never read a Dr.Strange comic before seeing the movie and only having a cursory knowledge of him, it was a welcome surprise to see the character brought to life in such a well executed manner. Benedict Cumberbatch is excellent as Dr. Stephen Strange who goes in search of a mystical cure for nerve damage and is introduced to a world of sorcery and multi dimensional travel and must choose between returning to his own life or becoming a protector…