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  • The Night Comes for Us

    The Night Comes for Us

    ★★★★

    Wew, settle your kettle, Timo lad. 

    I’m quite impressed that one man has managed to visualise his notebook of different ways to snap limbs and otherwise destroy the human body with an incredible array of random objects (including, but not limited to, wet floor signs, petrol canisters, cow carcasses and pool balls), but that is just about it when it comes to The Night Comes For Us. This is simply an amazing compilation of kills, strung together with the thinnest…

  • War Dogs

    War Dogs

    ★★

    Yet further proof August 2016 was the worst month for film soundtracks on record. This one even smothers a Cliff Martinez score.

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  • Fifty Shades of Grey

    Fifty Shades of Grey

    ★½

    Eyes Wide Shit.

  • American Psycho

    American Psycho

    ★★★★½

    Me: Do you like Mary Harron’s adaptation of Bret Easton Ellis’ American Psycho?

    Snooty Film Analyst: It’s OK.

    Me: The later scenes are a little too abstract for my tastes, but when Bateman’s monologuing carries on throughout all 102 minutes, I think it really comes into its own, commercially and artistically. The whole film has a clear, crisp look, and an old sheen of consummate professionalism that really gives Andrzej Sekula’s cinematography a big boost. Mary Harron's been compared to…