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Blindspot 2017: The English Patient (1996)

Directed by Anthony Minghella and being the recipient of a whole lot of Oscar attention at the 69th Academy Awards,¬†The English Patient¬†(1996) is one of those films that you know is an epic before you even watch it. Its reputation precedes it. Its synopsis is as follows: At the close of WWII, a young nurse […]

A Mixed Bag at the Cinema: The Killing of a Sacred Deer (2017) & Star Wars: The Last Jedi (2017)

So recently I’ve been making quick review posts about films I’ve seen at the cinema; films I’ve grouped together as being super fantastic or super disappointing. This time around, I thought I’d post about a bit of a mixed bag – one film I loved so much I wanted to hug it to death, and […]

Merry Christmas 2017!

Hi all! Just thought I’d write a quick post to wish everyone a very merry Christmas for 2017. It’s Boxing Day now here in Australia, but given the time differences across the world, I suppose this post will still reach people on Christmas Day! My favourite Christmas present comes in the form of two whole […]

November 2017 Favourites

It’s December already?! This year has absolutely flown. I almost can’t believe it, but it does feel like December/Christmas creeps up too quickly every year, so it should be expected. As is tradition, here’s a post of all the things I enjoyed during November. It’s pretty thin on the ground because I feel like all […]

Two New Releases I Didn’t Enjoy: The Snowman (2017); Justice League (2017)

I’ve been seeing lots of films at the cinema recently! But amongst the many hits, there can also be some significant misses. Here are brief, paragraph-long reviews on two films I saw recently, which I’d rather not spend any more time on, to be honest; and you shouldn’t either.

July, August, September & October 2017 Favourites

Can you believe it’s November already? As it turns out, my holiday from blogging was actually quite extended! As a result, I’ve got a backlog of fun things I want to talk about, and one of those fun things is a long-awaited favourites post which covers four months of fun things I’ve enjoyed which I […]

Two New Releases I Enjoyed: mother! (2017); Blade Runner 2049 (2017)

I’ve been seeing lots of films in the cinema recently, and some I’ve disliked and regretted – however some I have absolutely loved and have ranted about to anyone who will listen. mother! and Blade Runner 2049 are two films I loved seeing in the cinema recently, but for quite different reasons. Whilst mother! was […]

Raw Meat (1973): “Mind the doors!”

There’s something pretty grisly going on under London in the Tube tunnels between Holborn and Russell Square. When a top civil servant becomes the latest to disappear down there, Scotland Yard start to take the matter seriously. Helping them are a young couple who get nearer to the horrors underground than they would wish. (source) […]

“Is it worth paying for a ticket?”: Wonder Woman (2017)

Before she was Wonder Woman, she was Diana, princess of the Amazons, trained to be an unconquerable warrior. Raised on a sheltered island paradise, when a pilot crashes on their shores and tells of a massive conflict raging in the outside world, Diana leaves her home, convinced she can stop the threat. Fighting alongside man […]

Blindspot 2017: The Conversation (1974)

Harry Caul (Gene Hackman) is a surveillance expert who can bug people at anytime and anywhere. Living in a isolated world, his business is his work. One day, he records a young couple, having a conversation in a park in San Francisco. When he finally is able to pierced together the entire recording, he soon […]