Favorite films

  • Catch and Release
  • Funny Face
  • Given
  • Mr. Deeds Goes to Town

Recent activity

  • Where the Crawdads Sing


  • The Weekend Away


  • Not Okay


  • Man Up


Recent reviews

  • Molly's Game

    Molly's Game


    I feel like running a high-stakes private poker game and then being shocked that you’ve attracted a host of shady characters is like laying an outdoor table in the height of summer with open pots of jam and syrup, and being shocked when the wasps come buzzing.

    I did not enjoy this very much. Too much shadiness and not enough justification or responsibility. Idris Elba’s American accent is always off juuuust enough to annoy me a little and take me…

  • Head Full of Honey

    Head Full of Honey


    This is one of those films where you can’t initially pinpoint exactly what makes it so bad but it just feels all wrong. On the face of it, with such a cast as Nick Nolte, Emily Mortimer et al, it should have been great. But it’s really not and that’s such a shame.Β 

    Having thought about it thoroughly enough to decide the finer details of what’s wrong with it, my conclusion is this: everything is wrong with it. Yes, it…

Popular reviews

  • Dora and the Lost City of Gold

    Dora and the Lost City of Gold


    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 wholly 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 it was a character from the cartoon that they wanted to include... I never actually watched Dora, so I wouldn’t know. I was too old for such levels of…

  • Enemy



    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 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 case…