• You People

    You People


    Better when Murphy and Dreyfus are involved but a largely forgettable and predictable film.

  • Operation Mincemeat

    Operation Mincemeat


    A fairly unremarkable standard WW2 movie where Colin Firth reprises a role you feel like he's done five or six times. The casting is solid but there are definitely better World Ward historics out there. Not bad but doesn't warrant a rewatch.

  • Catch Me If You Can

    Catch Me If You Can


    I've watched this so many times over the years and every time I come back to it I spot another detail or bit of dialogue that brings me more.

    The relationship between Leonardo DiCaprio and Tom Hanks here makes this film. They have excellent chemistry as does DiCaprio with Walken here.

    I try to rack my brain for anyone who I think could excude the boyish cheekiness and confidence to pull off the imposting that DiCaprio does here but honestly I can't think of anyone more perfect to play Frank Abegnale Jr.

    A must watch.

  • Glass Onion

    Glass Onion


    Enjoyably stupid with a little side eye to Edward Norton doing his best Elon Musk impression...

    Janette Monae gets MVP honours for this, she's brilliant and Kate Hudson really commits to being fantastic extra and dim/

    The perpetrator of the mystery here is easy-ish to spot but this is fun enough that you won't mind it.

  • The King's Man

    The King's Man


    An enjoyable prequel if at times some of the action sequences are just a bit too unrealistic to be truly enjoyed to their fullest - takes away some of the suspended disbelief of being in the 1920s at times. Rhys Ifans is fantastic as Rasputin and I really enjoyed Harris Dickinson as Conrad.

  • Last Night in Soho

    Last Night in Soho


    Thoroughly enjoyed this, especially Diana Rigg, what an absolute gem we've lost. Thomasin McKenzie has an incredibly bright future ahead of her.

  • Jungle Cruise

    Jungle Cruise


    Disney + Rock, safe and easy to commercialise - Paul Giamatti is probably to most committed in this but didn't mind Emily Blunt's showing either - hard to try and have a screen presence alongside the Rock. Didn't hate the plot.

  • The Air Up There

    The Air Up There


    In this day and age if you made this it would be leapt on for the borderline white saviour gimmick, but there's just enough heart in it that it feels like an okay Disney-esque straight to tv film...

  • Untold: Malice at the Palace

    Untold: Malice at the Palace


    Enjoyable 30/30 - Last Dance style sports doc. I remember the incident well but being young and naive to the context around it, essentially this tells the incident if it had happened ten years later with social media using alternative angles to show what really happened.

  • No Time to Die

    No Time to Die


    A really solid end to a run of five Daniel Craig Bond films across 15 years.

    Each Bond has brought something different and Craig was a welcome change to the over-reliance on gadgets and cheap one-liners of the Brosnan era. This film really feels like wanting to highlight the work done to give this trained killer the depth of feelings and vulnerability that might also bubble under the surface whilst being at the peak of espionage.

    Lashana Lynch and Ana…

  • Shang-Chi and the Legend of the Ten Rings

    Shang-Chi and the Legend of the Ten Rings


    Perfectly cast this, has the balance of action and Marvel humour, with great visuals that despite being mythical dragon stuff doesn't feel over the top but fitting for the product they're trying to put out on screen. Really nice surprise this one and I really enjoyed it.

  • Gunpowder Milkshake

    Gunpowder Milkshake


    Feel like a Charlie’s Angels meets kill bill crossover meets RED whilst trying to keep the cool neon visuals in a Baby Driver-esque diner but doesn't quite deliver unfortunately.