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  • A Kid for Two Farthings

    A Kid for Two Farthings

    ★★★★

    A young boy (Johnathan Ashmore) believes that the young goat he has purchased will grant wishes because it's a unicorn, he is encouraged in this belief by Avrom Kandinsky (David Kossoff), a tailor whose rooms he and his mother live in.  I thought that both Kossoff and Ashmore were good in their roles - Kossoff's father was a Russian tailor and so his accent was consistently good, whilst This was Ashmore's only film, he is now a professor of biophysics in London which was difficult to imagine seeing him as a boy.

  • Triple Cross

    Triple Cross

    ★★★½

    A bank robber (Christopher Plummer) becomes a double-crossing double agent working for both sides in WW2.  Completely unbelievable, although it was based on a true story.

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  • Van Helsing

    Van Helsing

    ★★

    I was bored. I was bored during and after watching the film, not before.

  • Django Unchained

    Django Unchained

    ★★★½

    Dear Mr. Tarantino,
    I rather enjoyed your film, but that's because I had been warned that it was much too long, gratuitously violent, and that the n-word was used everywhere it could be and then some. The story was a great adventure, I was never going to drop off in the middle of it even though it would have been less flabby if you had trimmed ¾ of an hour off it. I'm not sure that your film is the…