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  • Alan Partridge - Mid-Morning Matters

    Alan Partridge - Mid-Morning Matters

    I’m not sure why this is on Letterboxd but there it is.

    I love so much what Coogan has been doing with Partridge in recent years. While other characters making a comeback might feel like a cash-in, the point of stuff like this, the film, his books and TV specials are to further explore Alan and give him more depth than even I’m Alan Partridge did. And it’s so spot on. Alan is maybe my all time favourite comedy character,…

  • Unsane

    Unsane

    My 200th movie of the year! Who cares!

    I admire how busy Soderbergh is these days, and i'm blown away by how quality all the work is. Logan Lucky to Unsane is a strange but fascinating jump, and this feels sort of like a trilogy closer, with Side Effects and Contagion forming the first two instalments. The way its shot didn't bother me much, I get the complaints that it sometimes recalls a student film but I think that's mostly…

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  • Michael Bolton's Big, Sexy Valentine's Day Special

    Michael Bolton's Big, Sexy Valentine's Day Special

    ★★★★½

    People who don't know Scott Aukerman: This special makes no sense

    People who do know Scott Aukerman: This special makes perfect sense

  • The Bridge

    The Bridge

    Re-watched this one for a uni essay. While the testimony from Family and friends of jumpers, and even a survivor, is undoubtedly moving, it's really hard for me not to see this as a manipulative and voyeuristic documentary that crassly and disturbingly turns real people's torment and suicide into a suspenseful narrative.

    The director filmed a real person (among others) named Gene for over an hour, before he jumped to his death. Keep in mind, the director went to this…