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  • Call Me by Your Name

    Call Me by Your Name

    ★★★★★

    "We wasted so many days"

    Spring and part of the summer of 1983 (when this film is set) was the beginning of an important period of my life – although I didn’t realise it at the time.

    Aged somewhere between main characters Elio and Oliver, I spent several months living in Italy as part of my University course. It was only the second time I had been abroad on my own, and never for such an extended period of time.…

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  • Love Actually

    Love Actually

    ★★

    Used to love this. Not seen it for a couple of years. Can’t believe how we all believed this was a lovely Christmas movie. The majority of the relationships are terrible. That may well be what love actually is, but then don’t market this as a feelgood festive film.

  • Holiday Affair

    Holiday Affair

    ★★★★

    2018 Christmas tree decorating viewing.

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  • Nocturnal Animals

    Nocturnal Animals

    ★★★★

    I'm still thinking about this film. Partly about the images, partly about the story, and partly about how much I liked it. I did like it, that's for sure, but I'm not quite sure how much.

    It looks beautiful. Every shot is framed to perfection, most obviously in the present day life of Amy Adams and her sterile home and work settings. Here the colour palette is cool, natural, with just the occasional splash of purposeful red. As she begins…

  • A Ghost Story

    A Ghost Story

    ★★★★

    A film that was not at all what I was expecting, and which consequently took me quite a while to process. I’m still partially doing that, to be honest.

    What had I been expecting? Well, I’d been half-waiting for Casey Affleck to break my heart for the second time this year. But that didn’t happen. I thought I might have been a little scared (I’m not a fan of horror). But I wasn’t.

    Instead, I was mesmerised by the long…