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  • Irreversible

    Irreversible

    ★★★★

    Brutal in both content and execution, an assault on the viewer.

  • The Believer

    The Believer

    ★★★

    The Believer does something that other films about fascism, racism and hate do not. The hatred here is coming from an intelligent man. This is why The Believer is a scary film.
    Daniel (Gosling)  is an intellectual and well spoken neo-nazi. He is also a Jew. 
    This basic premise is pretty much the whole story, and while The Believer is a disturbing, sad picture it’s not much without the excellent performance by Gosling. His quiet demeanour contradicts the hatred behind…

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  • 2001: A Space Odyssey

    2001: A Space Odyssey

    ★★½

    At the risk of losing my credibility as a film fan I just really didn't like 2001: A Space Odyssey. I felt it was the most self indulgent bore fest I've ever seen. Seen at Cineworld for it's 50th anniversary.
    I am a fan of Kubrick, I love The Shining, Full Metal Jacket and A Clockwork Orange so I was very disappointed in 2001...
    I appreciate how beautiful it can look and how amazing all of the special effects and…

  • Focus

    Focus

    ★★★½

    Movie #2 in my Margot Robbie May-Rathon.


    Focus is as bubblegum as they come, but If you look past how ridiculous some of it can be there’s some genuine tension and enjoyment to be had. The escalating betting scene at the football game was a good scene until the ridiculous climax and the soundtrack is pretty great.
    Will Smith was Will Smith. I’ve no problem with him he’s good. But he’s just Will Smith. 
    The ending was so-so but the…