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  • The Man Who Invented Christmas

    The Man Who Invented Christmas

    ★★

    Watching this just made me wish I was watching any adaptation of A Christmas Carol instead.

  • Film Stars Don't Die in Liverpool

    Film Stars Don't Die in Liverpool

    ★★★★½

    Now this is a film I’ve been anticipating for a long time. Not just because it’s set in my beautiful home city of Liverpool, but the story itself sounded so intriguing: a relationship between a Hollywood film star and a working-class local lad half her age.

    The entire cast is fantastic. Even the Scouse accents from the non-Scousers are well performed. The film, for the most part, is a two-hander and Jamie Bell and Annette Bening give stellar performances as…

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  • Twister

    Twister

    ★★★½

    Watched in 4D - I turned on the electric fan on the highest setting. Intense!

  • Star Wars: The Force Awakens

    Star Wars: The Force Awakens

    ★★★★★

    I can’t remember how old I was when I was first introduced to Star Wars; my stepdad taped it off the Sci-Fi Channel sometime in the early 90’s and encouraged me to watch it. I think I was too young to fully appreciate it at first but it was after seeing The Empire Strikes Back another year later that I truly began to adore the franchise. I didn’t see Return of the Jedi for some years later so I spent…