Bait is a film I was not expecting. When I summarise the plot, it may not sound like much; A Cornish fisherman struggles to save money to buy a trawler. Bait is so much more than its premise. Bait: a secret masterpiece 2019 has been an excellent year for film. In the mainstream, you saw … Continue reading Bait: The secret best film of 2019
Curiosity got the better of me, and I saw the latest Star Wars: Rise of Skywalker. You may already know I'm no longer a Star Wars fan. I was so uninvested I took notes during. Have a read, am I being too brutal or too soft? Enjoy! Rise of Skywalker notes Why is his lightsabre … Continue reading Rise of Skywalker: Is this the worst one yet?
Here are my top 5 films of the decade. Here's a list to cinefixes top movies of the year. Looking back over the decade it has been a great time for film. It feels like we are in the middle of some kind of resurgence. While the gulf between big-budget and lower budgets seems more … Continue reading Top 5 Films of the decade and a few honourable mentions
Doctor Sleep was alright. 3/5 It was way too long. Technically it is a bad film. By technically bad, what do I mean? Let me explain it to you. This post will probably contain spoilers. Doctor Sleep: Slept in The main story doesn't kick in until the 40-minute mark. How do you know when the … Continue reading Doctor Sleep: An enjoyable but (technically) bad film
Joker has gone on to be one of the big success stories of 2019. It’s encouraging when a film like Joker comes along. Why, because it’s proof that audiences don’t care about spectacle but what they do care about is the character. If you liked Joker, even if you didn’t there’s a chance you might … Continue reading Joker: Love it? You might like these films