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  • It

    It

    ★★½

    I heard a lot about how “Tim Curry is great as Pennywise” leading up to It (2017). I held off from watching this before that movie because I wanted to view the 2017 movie without anything potentially tainting it.

    I needn’t have worried. Curry is great for the most part, and I could see the appeal if you watched this as a young kid - but just about everything else ranges from bad to just kind of OK.

    Put it this way, I’ve already forgotten a lot of what I’ve just watched...

  • Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince

    Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince

    ★★★

    The last line of this movie is Harry Potter saying: “I never realised how beautiful this place was.” Let that sink in, Harry Potter, the boy who had suffered a life of abuse and misery, and never truly had a place to call home until he went to Hogwarts, never realised how beautiful it was. Fuck off. 


    This has some of the best scenes and best acting of the entire series. But the adaptation choices and the confusing omissions from…

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  • Fight Club

    Fight Club

    ★★★★★

    “This is your life, and it's ending one minute at a time.”

    Happy Birthday David Fincher

  • The Social Network

    The Social Network

    ★★★★★

    I distinctly remember saying “who’d watch a film about fucking Facebook?” when I heard about this movie.

    I’ve watched it at least once every year since it came out.

    The magic blend of Fincher’s direction and that beautiful Sorkin dialogue, topped off with an electrifying score from Trent Reznor and Atticus Ross makes for one of my favourite movies.

    I miss David Fincher on the big screen. Come back plz.