Hamilton

Alexander Hamilton is a hard working revolutionary who will become George Washington’s right hand man and a founding father of America. He will also make powerful enemies on his way. The first thing I should probably address is that this is not a film. It is a recording of the theatre stage show. Although it … Continue reading Hamilton

Christopher Nolan Retrospective

Christopher Nolan burst into my consciousness in October 2000 when I saw Memento at the cinema. I had made a thirty mile trip to the nearest cinema showing this film that I had read such amazing things about and was suitably impressed. Since then I have seen all of his films on cinema release and … Continue reading Christopher Nolan Retrospective

Eurovision Song Contest: The Story of Fire Saga

Ever since he was a young boy Lars Erickssong (Will Ferrell) has wanted to win the Eurovision Song Contest with his friend Sigrit Ericksdottir (Rachel McAdams) and thanks to a mishap featuring the Icelandic contingent for this years contest they have the opportunity of fulfilling their dream. A love letter to Eurovision, an event that … Continue reading Eurovision Song Contest: The Story of Fire Saga

Da 5 Bloods

A group of Vietnam War veterans return to the country as old men to find the remains of their squad leader Stormin’ Norman (Chadwick Boseman) and the gold that they buried on the fateful mission they lost him. Opening with a powerful but brief history lesson of the civil rights movement juxtaposed with the treatments … Continue reading Da 5 Bloods

Oldboy

On the day of his infant daughter’s birthday Oh Dae-Su (Choi Min-Sik) gets blinding drunk and winds up in police custody. On his release he is abducted and finds himself held prisoner for fifteen years. Unaware of his captor or the reason for his incarceration he slowly tries to dig out of his prison. But … Continue reading Oldboy

The Lovebirds

Opening with the awkward morning after we get to see a montage of Jibran and Leillani’s (Kumail Nanjiani and Issa Rae) burgeoning relationship before cutting to four years later and the start of a defining argument for them. One that culminates in them hitting a cyclist with their car, a policeman commandeering their vehicle and … Continue reading The Lovebirds

My Spy

JJ (Dave Bautista) is an ex-army ranger and new to the CIA and whilst he may be good at the “boom” his spy craft has a lot to be desired. Cue his last chance job, surveillance of the widow of a bad guy and her daughter, but of course things will not go to plan. … Continue reading My Spy