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  • Free Solo

    Free Solo

    ★★★

    #7 in May 2019 Ranked

    Another film undeserving of its Oscar. There was such a disappointing lack of the actual “free solo” climb, with an irritating focus on the underwhelming preparation and the cringe inducing relationship. 

    I give this film a C3

  • Meshes of the Afternoon

    Meshes of the Afternoon

    ★★½

    Like Lynch’s The Grandmother, no amount of great shots and interesting editing can make me enjoy the absolute strangeness of it all. Though it is a well made film, I suppose experimental cinema just isn’t for me.

    I give this film a B1

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  • John Wick: Chapter 3 – Parabellum

    John Wick: Chapter 3 – Parabellum

    ★★★★½

    #1 in May 2019 Ranked

    Goodness gracious me, forget what I said about the action in the other two films being the best I’ve ever seen, this one is just impossibly spectacular and thrilling throughout. The action set pieces are so wonderfully creative and unique - continuing to make use of the brilliant tropes we’ve now come to expect from this franchise - and the symbolism permeating within the awesome cinematography is, as always, simply magnificent. The story twists and…

  • Avengers: Endgame

    Avengers: Endgame

    ★★★★½

    #6 in April 2019 Ranked
    #3 in MCU Ranked

    50th diary entry!

    Perhaps not as smooth in its pacing and impactful in what happens as Infinity War, but I would be fooling myself if this wasn’t more enjoyable in its action and more beautiful in its presentation. Captain Marvel is put on the sidelines thankfully; their method for saving the day is genius to say the least; and the way each character has their arc tied together is honestly perfect.…