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  • Solo: A Star Wars Story

    Solo: A Star Wars Story

    ★★★

    Solid, okay, it's alright etc. etc.

    I do get the feeling that if you threw out all the (needless) "filling in the blanks" and references and focused solely on the "western" and "heist" elements there is a good gritty b-movie that could have been a lot more interesting. However, I did feel at the end (now that we've got all the "filling in the blanks" bits out of the way) a Solo 2 could be good... with the right story/director...

  • Molly's Game

    Molly's Game

    ★★★½

    I'm pretty sure this will have been said somewhere else by someone else, but I think another director could have done something more with this fantastic script.

    But fair douze to the first-time director Sorkin... look forward to what comes next...

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  • Phantom Thread

    Phantom Thread

    ★★★★★

    It envelops you. It demands to be watched more than once. It floored me.

  • Dracula: Prince of Darkness

    Dracula: Prince of Darkness

    ★★★½

    Dracula: Prince of Darkness has all the Hammer tick-boxes checked, but is more than the sum of these parts due to Fisher's direction.

    Hammer were trying to save money by shooting this with three other films back-to-back and the production does seem to suffer (the imaginative final sequence is a tad ordinary looking, which is a shame). However, there are some excellent elements to this film that should be highlighted, such as the wonderful way Fisher sets up the four…