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  • Dark City

    Dark City

    ★★★★½

    One of those countless unforgettable movie theatre experience in the late nineties. I fell old for saying it but times were definitely very different.

    I saw this at a midnight screening with a really loud volume level. This was at my favourite theatre which was a bit rundown but had a video rental Store in it's foyer (which was often smoke filled) and a just a real cool vibe. They sometimes wouldn't be on time with there movie showtimes which…

  • Get Shorty

    Get Shorty

    ★★★★

    Peak John Travolta in a role that is pure coolness. It takes a bit of attention to get the whole plot and all of its intricacies but it is worth it.

    The Hollywood setting makes this extra fun for movie nerds and the dialogue is so fast paced and witty. A really underrated film that is probably Sonnenfelds best.

    This is one of the films that I blame for me starting to smoke as a teenager because Travolta does so in such a cool way.

    I miss Gene Hackman.

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  • Roman Holiday

    Roman Holiday

    ★★★★★

    Of course I was charmed by the delightful Audrey Hepburn who is something of a prototype of the "manic pixie dreamgirl" trope. But even though she is the beating heart of this adorable film, there is much more to it. Having the real locations is everything and in that aspect it reminded me of The Naked City, one of my favourites from that period. It is a cliche to say that the city is a character but I'll repeat it…

  • This Is Where I Leave You

    This Is Where I Leave You

    Should have left early and yelled the title at the screen