RSS feed for Dan

Favorite films

Recent activity

All

Recent reviews

More
  • Snowpiercer

    Snowpiercer

    ★★★★½

    This review may contain spoilers. I can handle the truth.

    "Be a shoe."

    Its been a long time getting Snowpiercer to the UK, but I finally got to see it! Also, since we dont get Parasite over here until next year, it was worth catching up on a Bong Joon Ho film that I missed.

    The basic premise of Snowpiercer sees the entire planet frozen by a failed attempt to tackle global warming. All of humanity has supposedly been wiped out, aside from those who boarded the Snowpiercer train. It…

  • Joker

    Joker

    ★★½

    Joker is definitely one of the most interesting films of the year. A bold reinvention of the comic book genre that, to its credit, doesn't feel like any other comic book movie I've ever seen. Having said this, I feel like I'm very much in the minority with this one in that I don't think it's a cinematic masterpiece.

    Joker has a number of elements which I do think are very excellent and worth noting. Firstly, to address the obvious:…

Popular reviews

More
  • The Fanatic

    The Fanatic

    Truly insane 🤯

    John Travolta sniffs a guy's earlobe and it's a highlight of the film!

    It also features the most brilliantly awful opening line for a character I've maybe ever seen: 'I can't talk too long, I gotta poo.'



  • The Guilty

    The Guilty

    ★★★★

    Who knew a film about a guy sitting in a room taking phone calls could be so intense?

    This low-budget Danish film just goes to show how effective a good script, a great actor and solid direction can be, as that's almost all The Guilty has to work with. Despite the narrow scope of the location, the stakes feel high and the twists and turns of the plot are brilliantly executed.

    Jakob Cedergren is also great in the lead role.…