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  • The Elephant Man

    The Elephant Man

    ★★★★

    I first saw this film about three or four years ago. Certain scenes in particular stuck with me: John’s meeting with Treves’ wife, his escape from the freak show, the angry mob at the train station and the standing ovation at the theatre, amongst others. 

    This remains a superb film with two excellent performances at it’s centre but I can’t say it’s the most rewatchable. Although it might actually have been even more powerful this time around, it’s just such…

  • Witchfinder General

    Witchfinder General

    ★★★★

    Happy Birthday Vincent!

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  • Quiz

    Quiz

    ★★★★

    A well-crafted, exciting drama about the cheating scandal on Who Wants to Be a Millionaire? featuring the always brilliant Michael Sheen in usual chameleon-like form as Chris Tarrant. There’s also a fine supporting cast including Helen McCrory, Mark Bonnar and Aisling Bea. The real stars, however, are Sian Clifford and Michael Macfadyen as the Ingrams themselves.

    Intriguing from the off, it explores the impact of an obsession gone too far, as well as taking a look at the behind-the-scenes actions of…

  • Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse

    Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse

    ★★★★

    Been meaning to watch this for a while now and it’s safe to say I liked it a lot. Although I still enjoy the films of the MCU, it’s great to see that the superhero genre isn’t out of ideas for original standalone stories. Beautiful animation as well.