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  • The Old Man and the Sea

    The Old Man and the Sea

    ★★★

    Average by the numbers take and yet with that cast man.

  • Hacksaw Ridge

    Hacksaw Ridge

    ★★★★

    Quite possibly one of the best war scenes on film, which may not be wanted in a film so conflicting. Albeit based upon a conflicting source. Pacifism is a side point, a character trait drawn straight from his zealotism which drags the film with Gibsons zeal.

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  • Django

    Django

    ★★★★★

    Holy Fuck! If there is a cooler film than this I'd be gobsmacked (If any I'd suspect the French, 'Here's lookin at u Melville'). I don't think the film could have been more tailor made for entertaining me with the blending of the bloody Italian horror aesthetic and western genre that I've slowly begun to become familiar with. I do seriously think that my learners knowledge of 30-40-50s westerns and Italian film played a seriously big part in appreciating it…

  • A Girl Walks Home Alone at Night

    A Girl Walks Home Alone at Night

    ★★★

    I wish I had gone into this with a little more blindness that I did about the marketing campaign behind it. The film really should be considered/marketed like most other films are as a work of Amirpour's, as she has such a strong style that it's misleading almost to say it's Iranian. While the film is in another language, it did not strike me as a particularly 'Iranian' film feeling much more like a westernised film (possibly due to genre)…