Spielberg debate: Does Duel deliver a masterclass of pure suspense and terror better than Jaws?

Those of you that know me personally, or have been loyal followers of mine on social media platforms, such as Facebook and most especially Twitter, should know by now that I’m one of Spielberg’s biggest fans. I am not however, the biggest hardcore fan of Jaws; the film that many would argue is Spielberg's best. … Continue reading Spielberg debate: Does Duel deliver a masterclass of pure suspense and terror better than Jaws?

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2018 Documentary Challenge: 20 docs I’ve never seen before

EDIT: Having only seen seven documentaries so far (that's right, just seven), it's time to reschedule the rest of my docs on this list into the months of May and June. Will I succeed in finishing them all off by the halfway point this year? Only time will tell... It's been over two months ago … Continue reading 2018 Documentary Challenge: 20 docs I’ve never seen before

Review: Call Me By Your Name (2017)

Directed by Luca Guadagnino UK Release Date: 27th October 2017 Feature Running Time: 132 minutes With the BFI Flare Film Festival returning back to central London again this month, I thought that would make for the perfect excuse to catch up with some of the latest LGBT films that I recently missed. Call Me By … Continue reading Review: Call Me By Your Name (2017)

Oscars 2018: The Results

Some of you may be wondering why it's taken me a whole fortnight to post up the results for this year's Oscars. Well, a lot has happened to me since then. In shorter terms, I temporarily broke my arm when walking out in the snow after slipping on ice, I've also started a new job … Continue reading Oscars 2018: The Results

Oscars 2018 Predictions

Following on from last night’s Best Picture Nominee ranking and with quite a few hours still to spare, it’s time for those Oscars predictions of mine. Like I did with the BAFTAs, I shall be following the simple formula again of predicting what I think should and will win in each category apart from the … Continue reading Oscars 2018 Predictions

Oscars 2018: Best Picture Nominee Ranking

Tomorrow night is the night that the biggest film event on the planet gets to roll that red carpet out again, and bring out all the glitz and glamour amongst its biggest movie stars and filmmakers, to make it’s indelible mark in Tinseltown. Originally I wasn’t planning on doing a Best Picture nominee ranking for … Continue reading Oscars 2018: Best Picture Nominee Ranking

Review: All the Money in the World (2017)

Directed by Ridley Scott UK Release Date: 5th January 2018 Feature Running Time: 132 minutes Gail Harris (Michelle Williams) is a desperately determined mother racing against time as she fights against all odds to get her kidnapped 16 year old son, John Paul Getty III (Charlie Plummer) back home safely. But by doing so, she … Continue reading Review: All the Money in the World (2017)