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  • Valerian and the City of a Thousand Planets

    Valerian and the City of a Thousand Planets

    ★★★★

    So yeah, fuck it...I kind of loved this. Luc Besson is a hit and miss director for me but he unapologetically just keeps doing what he wants to do and I’m absolutely OK with that. From the height of his masterpiece, 'Leon' to the massive misfire of 'Lucy', he has his own flair and signature style which, for better or worse, is kind of exciting.

    Valerian and the City of a Thousand planets is colossal in scope, perfectly demonstrated with…

  • Daddy's Home

    Daddy's Home

    This was meant to be a comedy but is actually one of the most depressing things I've ever watched. I feel like there is definitely another screenplay in which Will Ferrell's character actually commits suicide, and/or murders his entire family.

    It's a tonal mess and is just uncomfortable. One star purely for Linda Cardellini.

    Merry Christmas.

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  • Moonrise Kingdom

    Moonrise Kingdom

    ★★★★★

    Is Moonrise Kingdom a film about true love, or childhood naivety? I’m hoping for the former but I can’t help but think it’s the latter. Anderson has created such a wonderful, charming film delivering a childlike experience of what we perceive to be our first love but has drenched it with adult issues of infidelity, responsibility and grief. The film is at its core a sad film, a tragedy much like every other Anderson joint. Suzie’s parent’s broken relationship and…

  • Foxcatcher

    Foxcatcher

    ★★★★★

    Normally I would go into a film completely blind, I've always found that this was for the best as it enables you to react more naturally to the events on screen. However, I went into Foxcatcher knowing the basic premise and found that it added so much to my viewing.

    I'm going to say it now, Bennet Miller's Foxcatcher is one of the greatest sports films of all time. I went in with no expectations, I'm not a sports fan…