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  • Star Wars: The Last Jedi

    Star Wars: The Last Jedi

    ★★★★

    Like Tears in Rain

    “This is not going to go the way you think!”
    — Luke Skywalker; Star Wars: The Last Jedi (2017)

    This is the first original Star Wars movie that we have seen since Revenge of the Sith. It uses homage and story structure to present its universe and leaves nostalgia at the front door. This is an original take on the familiar rather than relying on the familiar trope of what people want. Rian Johnson was smart…

  • Murder on the Orient Express

    Murder on the Orient Express

    ★★

    Like Tears in Rain

    “I’m sleeping here where everyone can see me. And I can see everyone.”
    — Miss Mary Debenham, Murder on the Orient Express (2017)

    Predictable, over acted, over stylised which no substance to hold it all together. A blah film with too many bit characters to make you care for the internal mystery. However Kenneth Branagh is in his element as detective Hercule Poirot which keeps you at least entertained while he is monologuing onscreen.

    The classic…

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  • Carol

    Carol

    ★★★★★

    Carol is literally about women trying to get some space from these patriarchal men for like two freaking minutes. Oh my god, for fuck sake men not everything is about you, leave them alone for a hot fucking second!

  • Mad Max: Fury Road

    Mad Max: Fury Road

    ★★★★★

    It is almost a year since I last watched this film, I gave it 5 stars the first two times and now I want to give it 6 stars just to emphasise that it deserves that 5 stars because I love this film even more since then.

    There is real magic at play here. I find it so hard to explain but I know we have all felt it when watching this masterpiece. This is more than a film somehow,…