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  • Slow West

    Slow West

    ★★★★½

    So good that I have been forced to expand my 2015 Top 10 films list to 11. I could have added this into this year's but I need to keep the space free for what's to come.

  • Grave of the Fireflies

    Grave of the Fireflies

    ★★★★½

    And that ladies and gentleman is my favourite Ghibli so far. Devastating.

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  • Under the Skin

    Under the Skin

    ★★★★½

    Fantastically unnerving, challenging and far from an easy watch. Comparisons with Kubrick and Lynch deserved. Scarlett Johansson has never been so good and the score by Mica Levi is haunting.

  • Withnail & I

    Withnail & I

    ★★★★★

    With a shadow of a doubt, one of my top 10 favourite films of all time. Proof if ever you need it that in order to produce a successful movie you firstly need a stellar script. At turns hilarious then tragic it features a career defining performance from Richard E Grant and admirable support from Paul McGann and Richard Griffiths.

    You can feel the decay of a decade, of a generation's hopes and of youth's optimism in the story told…