I try to update my favourites list regularly with a new theme.
Current favourite films are....favourite 'Australian coming-of-age' films.

Favorite films

  • The Devil's Playground
  • The Year My Voice Broke
  • Walkabout
  • Breath

Recent activity

  • Mean Streets


  • Realness with a Twist

  • L'Argent


  • The Innocent


Recent reviews

  • Mean Streets

    Mean Streets


    So, I was just hanging with the guys...Tony, Michael, Johnny Boy, Charlie....in the mean streets of Little Italy in New York City. And, hey, it was fun.

    Everybody is great here, but De Niro is absolutely at the top of his game.

    Watched on Channel 4.

  • L'Argent



    This is what can happen when you don't give your son enough pocket money.
    Robert Bresson's cold, uncompromising, bleak, sparse style is not for everyone but it can be very much worth making the effort to go with it.
    In his final film, in his eighties, inspired by a Tolstoy story, Bresson tells us, somewhat elliptically, that money is the root of all evil.
    If you're a fan of people quietly walking, opening doors, closing them again behind them and talking without emotion, then you'll love this film.

Popular reviews

  • Nest



    Now this is what to do with lockdown if you're a filmmaker. Icelandic director Hlynur Pálmason, who made the excellent 'A White, White Day', creates an imaginative and evocative short with a fixed camera pointed at a telegraph pole that is transformed over a year into a treehouse built mainly by and for his three children. We see the changing of the seasons from the harsh, brutal, Icelandic winter to the slightly less harsh spring, summer and autumn, as the…

  • Now and Then - The Last Beatles Song

    Now and Then - The Last Beatles Song


    The next few days are very important for all Beatles' fans. The group's final song 'Now and Then' is being released.
    Today a documentary on the making of the song has been shown for the first time (on 'The One Show' on BBC1 in the UK).
    Tomorrow the song is released and on Friday the music video directed by Peter Jackson will be seen for the first time.
    If you're not a massive fan of The Beatles then you won't…