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  • The Midnight Sky

    The Midnight Sky

    A great premise and an enjoyable first half, sadly let down by too many clichés, a painfully literal score, set design that tries way too hard, and a bizarre, lazy ending. The twist was quite a nice touch, though — as was George’s beard.

  • Buster's Mal Heart

    Buster's Mal Heart

    ★★★

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

    An enjoyable watch for the most part, full of sustained tension and intrigue about Buster’s more complex side, let down massively by the final 10% of the film that tried taking it down a path (or two?) that it just didn’t need.

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  • The Big Lebowski

    The Big Lebowski

    The Big Lebowski is one of those rare films that gets better with every showing. Literally every single time, the charm of this movie reminds viewers that this is the Coen Brothers at their best.

  • A Single Man

    A Single Man

    ★★★★★

    There’s a moment in Tom Ford’s 2009 debut A Single Man where George — the central protagonist, played brilliantly by Colin Firth — leans in through a strangers’s car window to kiss the head of a dog, and, as time slows down, he finds himself lost in the dog’s scent, his face nuzzled against the animal. George's world swells from desaturated normality into vivid colour as he remembers his deceased dogs to whom he never got the chance to say…