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  • Monsters and Men

    Monsters and Men

    ★★★★

    Political impartiality is a very fine wire to walk across. Films nowadays often make it clear by the opening credits what political argument they will be voicing. Imagine my shock when one of the most untalked about movies of the last few months on its release, was one of the most intelligent films on racism I think I’ve ever seen. 

    The 90 minute drama uses a very obvious three act structure, and focuses on the effect of a single bullet,…

  • Green Book

    Green Book

    ★★★★

    Look, I get the feeling that it would be easy for me to like this movie less, but to be honest, sitting in a packed screening and seeing everyone around me laughing and smiling, I can't help but love this movie. As far as mainstream, feel-good cinema goes, this is the cream of the crop.

    The film tells the story about Tony 'lip' and Doctor Donald Shirley, an Italian-American stereotype and a musical genius who embark together on a concert…

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  • Dunkirk

    Dunkirk

    ★★★★★

    Never before has a war film shed so much light on what fear looks like. Whilst watching Dunkirk, I was shaking and tensing and looking away. Sometimes I was on the verge of tears for how proud I was to be a human being. If another film can do that, it will certainly deserve the same reception that Dunkirk got.

  • Phantom Thread

    Phantom Thread

    ★★★★★

    Wow, what a beautiful film. I must say, I expected greatness, but never this... PTA has done it again, and if Day Lewis truly retires for good, what a note to end it on!

    Everything was pitch perfect in this movie, especially projected on film. The little nuances of the characters and scenery in addition to the beautiful score by Jonny Greenwood (Radiohead) made me feel euphoric, and heck, even a bit emotional.

    I'm upset at how little attention Phantom…