This month we review a selection of movies from Empire’s 100 Greatest Movies list. Today is Number 74: Mulholland Drive. All the ingredients seem to be there for a fantastic mystery thriller. A girl with amnesia, a keen wannabe actress, the … Continue reading 100 Greatest Movies Month: Mulholland Drive (2001) Review
To discuss movie endings there are inevitable spoilers ahead. Read with caution. Research any number of “best or worst movie twist” lists and you’ll find sites which both love and hate the “it was all a dream” movie trope. Sometimes it … Continue reading Dreams and Nightmares Month: Is “It was a Dream all along” just lazy storytelling?
A “Soft Reboot” – Restarting a franchise, series or continuity but still acknowledging what went before! A “Soft Reboot” (Part 2) – restarting a franchise, series or continuity but still acknowledging what went before – but doing it again very … Continue reading Views from the Sofa: A “Soft Reboot” (Part 2)
Some movies are about one performance and nothing else seems to matter. There doesn’t have to be a great story, a strong narrative or even a lot for a character to do. In rare cases, one performance can captivate an audience … Continue reading The Elephant Man (1980) Review