Every year I do a list of Must -See movies for the year ahead. I published 2017’s list earlier but thought it was worth reflecting on the year that had past by looking at my most anticipated films for 2016. Did I … Continue reading A look back at my Must-See Movies of 2016
Each year the summer blockbuster season brings with it some of the biggest and most anticipated movies. The “tentpoles” which the studios place all their budget and faith in, hoping to now break that lucrative billion-dollar target. This summer was no … Continue reading Was Summer 2016 the most disappointing yet?
Roald Dahl books seem to be perfect for the big screen. They are stories which are rich in imaginative, creative and astonishing tales, filled with moments which delight and disgust in equal measure. Some have managed the transition very successfully, from … Continue reading The BFG (2016) Review
This year saw the release of a long-awaited Independence Day sequel. It has been 20 years until that movie was released and although it may be coincidence, it seems that the anniversary definitely had some pull on the sequel being released … Continue reading Potential sequels to 20 Year old movies
The BFG trailer was released earlier this week and although it is a teaser, it looks great. Roald Dahl has a good record for producing great source material which subsequently become very good films. There have been a few missteps but … Continue reading Which Roald Dahl books haven’t been films?
Wes Anderson has such a distinct style that it can be quite jarring and polarizing. I’m not necessarily a huge fan but I do appreciate The Royal Tenenbaums and Moonrise Kingdom, even if some of the storytelling elements and decisions that … Continue reading Fantastic Mr Fox (2009) Review