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  • Avengers: Infinity War

    Avengers: Infinity War

    ★★

    Ummmm. Unfortunately the hype got to me and I decided I should watch it again before Endgame comes out. I was pretty unimpressed the first time round but this time it was just dull. It’s all crash, bang, wallop with no heart. The whole Thanos/Gamora/soul stone malarkey is naff - is there anything as tedious and unbearable as the big baddie trying to justify his genocidal ways - and the final CGI battle is SO rubbish. I was bored with…

  • Hunt for the Wilderpeople

    Hunt for the Wilderpeople

    ★★★★★

    Perfect

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  • Design for Living

    Design for Living

    ★★★★★

    Please, someone come up with a time travel machine so I can go and meet Miriam Hopkins ❤️

  • Sweet Bean

    Sweet Bean

    ★★★★★

    I watched this because, on a whim, I decided I needed to watch some Naomi Kawase films. A quick look at the blurb on Letterboxd led me to believe I would get some kind of feelgood food film....

    .....so I was not prepared for the tears that followed. I DO cry at films all the time but this was like a fucking river. 

    Apparently this is Kawase’s most conventional work but who cares. It’s a film about loneliness, redemption, forgotten…