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  • Hell or High Water

    Hell or High Water

    ★★★★½

    I apologise for not posting any reviews for the past week, just been a bit busy. Nonetheless I am delighted to say that 'Hell or High Water' is fantastic and totally deserves the praise that it received on its initial release. This is a simple but extremely effective and gritty film and it may just be one of the best crime thrillers of the 2010s. The plot focuses on two Texan brothers (played by Chris Pine and Ben Foster) and…

  • Tokyo Story

    Tokyo Story

    ★★★★

    'Tokyo Story' is a beautiful film that is rightfully considered a cinematic masterpiece. The plot follows an ageing couple who travel from a small village in rural Japan to visit their children and their families in Tokyo. However their children don't have time to spend with them so they are mainly looked after by Noriko, the widow of their youngest son who was killed in World War 2. These events lead to a thoughtful reflection on the relationships between parents…

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  • Memento

    Memento

    ★★★★★

    'Memento' is unlike any thriller I have ever seen. Christopher Nolan has taken a unique concept and crafted an excellent film that leaves the viewer in a state of intrigue throughout the duration of its runtime. The film follows Leonard Shelby, a man who suffers from extreme short term memory loss, as he tries to hunt down the man who murdered his wife. Because of his condition he can't remember anything after a short period of time so he must…

  • Locke

    Locke

    ★★★★

    Many would say that Steven Knight was taking a huge risk when deciding to write and direct a film that only took place inside a car. But did it work? The answer is yes, it did. 'Locke' is an extremely compelling thriller starring Tom Hardy as Ivan Locke, a successful construction manager who receives a phone call that threatens to ruin his life. The film focuses on Ivan's struggle as he tries to fix his past mistake that got him…