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  • Cosmopolis

    Cosmopolis

    Turned this off after 45 minutes to do something more enjoyable, like sit in a bathtub full of hard boiled shit.

  • mother!

    mother!

    Blowsmary's Baby.

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  • Ocean's 8

    Ocean's 8

    Summer of Scam: The June / July Crime Season 2

    Before I had gone ahead and watched Ocean's Twelve and Thirteen over the past couple of evenings, I had expressed a lot of concern about the fact that Steven Soderbergh wasn't directing this and that duties had been left to.... Gary Ross?

    To my eyes, Soderbergh's unblemished crime caper film record coupled with that Ross's appointment can hardly have excited anyone meant that I was probably going into this not…

  • Ocean's Thirteen

    Ocean's Thirteen

    Summer of Scam: The June / July Crime Season 2

    A slight improvement on Ocean's Twelve but clearly someone else should have directed these sequels. It just feels as though Soderbergh is so desperate not to replicate the formula that made Ocean's Eleven that he largely lost sight of what made that film so enjoyable.

    Far too much talking and exposition here once again and a couple of twists that were far too obvious. But Brad Pitt and George Clooney…

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  • Trainspotting

    Trainspotting

    ★★★★½

    Choose Letterboxd. Choose films. Choose downloading the app. Choose paying money for a membership just so you don’t have to see some fucker adding 500 films to their watchlist. Choose following a few thousand people and then never reading a fucking word they say. Choose writing “Read the full review on my website!” knowing full well no cunt is ever going to follow that link. Choose asking Sally Jane Black to watch Rogue Nation and then seeing her do a…

  • Life

    Life

    ★★★

    It's fine.

    The plot is fine.

    The special effects are fine.

    The music is fine.

    The direction is fine.

    The cinematography is fine.

    The pacing is fine.

    The acting is fine.

    The alien is fine.

    The deaths are fine.

    The beginning is fine.

    The middle is fine.

    The ending is fine.

    It's just, very, fine.

    Fine?

    Fine.