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  • Stop Making Sense

    Stop Making Sense

    ★★★★★

    ...This ain’t no Mud club, or CBGB, I ain’t got time for that now...

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  • T2 Trainspotting

    T2 Trainspotting

    ★★★½

    Feels like a reflection on nostalgia and reliving the past, a kind of antithesis to all the Hollywood reboots of the past few years, here the ‘choose life’ speech is started as obvious connections such as ‘choose living life on social media’ that any hack could think of, but morphs into something completely angry about how shit life became, rather than disparity at how shit life could become. Danny Boyle in top form of his signature colour light blast and…

  • The Lost Weekend

    The Lost Weekend

    ★★★★½

    A film that opened the door to complete frankness about issues in film, a film from 1945 that stills feels completely authentic to the horrors of alcoholism. Nothing is sugar-coated either; the lying, the cheating, the stealing and the mood swings, Ray Milland's central figure proves to be sympathetic without ever the need to make him completely likable. This is essentially a horror film through and through, as the shadows slowly creep into the frame more and more as the…

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  • Memories of Murder

    Memories of Murder

    ★★★★★

    ''Fuck, I don't know.''

  • Trainspotting

    Trainspotting

    ★★★★★

    ''For the first time in my adult life, I was almost content.''