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  • The Green Ray

    The Green Ray

    ★★★★

    Watch this film if you're feeling alone. If you're feeling frustrated by other people and their well meaning attempts to help you. If logic is being suffocated by your desire to just get away from everybody. A film for when nothing feels right.

  • Inception

    Inception

    ★★★½

    Still bold ideas and good film-making, but it gets less impressive every time you see it.

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  • Mad Max: Fury Road

    Mad Max: Fury Road

    ★★★★★

    There aren’t enough expletives or adjectives to express quite how much you need to see Fury Road.

    Its brutal war-torn world, built on the liquid viscera of blood, milk and oil, is a dystopia; but the future that Max (Hardy) and Furiosa (Theron) are fighting for feels gloriously utopian.

    It’s not just the visuals – a fire and brimstone hellscape conjured by Miller and DoP John Seale – that feel shockingly new, but the film’s politics. Fury Road is righteously,…

  • Ant-Man

    Ant-Man

    ★★★

    Ant-Man is a tricky one to pin down, and for me a lot of it is because I'm wondering what Edgar Wright's vision would have been like. And not necessarily in the more obvious sense of how his vision would have *looked* because we all know the answer to that: fast cuts, clever wipes et. al.

    No, the real area where I miss his influence is in the acting. He's renowned for getting great comic performances out of his cast,…