2017 Blind Spot: Touch of Evil

So for my November Blind Spot film, I wanted to go back to the realm of noir, along with going to one of my favourite directors, Orson Welles. Welles does have a reputation as one of the greatest actor/directors to ever live and it’s a reputation I support, Citizen Kane is a masterpiece of cinema,… Continue reading 2017 Blind Spot: Touch of Evil

Paddington 2 Review

It’s hard to overstate how much of a surprise Paddington was when it was released in 2014. Based on the poor track record of films adapting beloved childhood characters, along with the disappointing trailers, I was all set for Paddington to be a disappointment. Instead, Paddington ended up being one of the best family films… Continue reading Paddington 2 Review

The Killing of a Sacred Deer Review

There are very few directors working today as completely bonkers as Yorgos Lanthimos. His films have always had a great mix of absurdist dark comedy and mind numbing horror once you realise what is fully going on. His previous films, mainly Dogtooth and The Lobster, did lean more towards the absurdist dark comedy element, but… Continue reading The Killing of a Sacred Deer Review

The Death of Stalin Review

I’ve made it no secret in the past that I think Armando Iannucci is one of the greatest satirists working today. Through The Day Today, I’m Alan Partridge, The Thick of It, In the Loop and Veep, Iannucci has consistently shown his skill as a comedy writer, alongside writing partners such as Simon Blackwell, Jesse… Continue reading The Death of Stalin Review

2017 Blind Spot: The Exorcist Review

So for my October Blind Spot, I felt it would be best to cover a horror film, and what better one to cover than the one with the reputation as being the greatest horror film ever made, The Exorcist. Since The Exorcist was released in 1973 it has received heavy acclaim, being one of the… Continue reading 2017 Blind Spot: The Exorcist Review