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  • Phantom Thread

    Phantom Thread

    ★★★★

    I almost don't see the point in rating this after one watch. I liked it a lot but was a little disappointed by it. But there hasn't been a PT Anderson movie that didn't benefit from a re-watch. So, I figure some of the issues I had with it with will get better the next time I see this.

    There is a ton to like. Its spectacularly shot, the music and setting are fantastic, the performances are perfect. Vicky Krieps…

  • 2001: A Space Odyssey

    2001: A Space Odyssey

    ★★★★★

    If I was an intelligent man, I would probably have something thoughtful to say.

    But instead I'll just say WOAH!

    And STRUTH!

    And WHATS ALL THAT ABOUT?

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  • LA 92

    LA 92

    ★★★★★

    Man.

    The footage of Rodney King being beaten by police doesn't get any easier to watch with time. Either does the sight of not guilty verdicts being handed down for the cops. Or the sheer anger on the faces of everyone outside the courthouse, both white and black. Or the sight of old men crying at the news of the verdict because they've lived a long lifetime of this racism and abuse - and they just looked so tired.

    Or…

  • Scream

    Scream

    ★★★★★

    In my mind, this is the movie Wes Craven was trying to make with New Nightmare but didn’t fully realise – though I know people seem to like New Nightmare more than I do. I love all the subversion and deconstruction of the genre in this series and from memory it’s never better than in this, the original movie. 

    It seems like the movie Craven was born to make and was essentially the only thing left for him to do…