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  • Dora and the Lost City of Gold

    Dora and the Lost City of Gold

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    Don’t expect a masterpiece or anything but this was cute.Β 
    Except the fox... 🦊 I hated the fox. Why was it there? It was entirely pointless for the mechanics of the story and seemed to belong to an entirely different, fully animated film. It just felt silly. Too silly. I guess maybe it was a character from the cartoon that they wanted to include... I never actually watched Dora. I may be wrong but I think I was already too…

  • Enemy

    Enemy

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    Like many, I imagine, I audibly said β€˜what the ****’ as the film ended and the credits started to roll.Β And I admit my immediate thoughts were β€˜what did I just watch?’ and simply, β€˜I don’t get it...’.
    I was ready to write the film off as an oddball that just wasn’t very good. But sometimes it takes reading others reviews and opinions to begin to place and understand a piece of creative work, whatever it may be. This was the…

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  • Only the Brave

    Only the Brave

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    I cried. A lot.
    There was a time when I tried to hide my cinema crying but now I just let the tears stream down my cheeks without interference.

    β€œWe’re only seconds away, it’s going to feel like the end of the world. As long as you can breathe, you can survive.”

    I find you can often judge the quality of a movie by what noises are audible from the audience throughout the showing, and from how many different directions.…

  • Love, Simon

    Love, Simon

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    As a film, based purely on its own merits and without context, I would rate β€˜Love, Simon’ a solid three and a half stars. But I cannot quell the notion that it deserves another half star simply for existing and having been a success.

    As much as many of us don’t want it to be, the world today is still rife with homophobia - from very mild to heinous - along with a whole party of other cruel bigotries. Sure,…