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  • Happy New Year, Colin Burstead

    Happy New Year, Colin Burstead

    ★★★★½

    Really entertaining and another fine effort from Wheatley.

  • Bad Times at the El Royale

    Bad Times at the El Royale

    ★★★★★

    Second watch and it jumps up that half star. Liked it a lot first time and even more so this time. It’s a really brilliantly made film with lots going on. It’s one of those films where you know the director has a real love for what he is doing. Drew Goddard is a smart talented guy. Cabin in the woods is also a real favourite of mine and I can’t wait to see what he does next. The 4k disc looks and sounds pretty good and adds to the whole movie as well.

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  • First Man

    First Man

    ★★★★★

    This Chazelle lad is 33. He’s made la la land, whiplash and now this. By 33 my top ten achievements included how to wire a plug and boil an egg. 

    After seeing this I’m probably not going to bother applying for an astronaut job now as it looks like loads of maths, lots of very dangerous maths. 

    Joking aside though this guy is a super talented film maker and we are going to have many years of great films from…

  • Aquaman

    Aquaman

    ★★★★½

    What an absolutely bananas films this is. It’s kind of like a mash up of dune, green lantern, the mask, perfect storm, valerian, Godzilla, and about another hundred films. It’s kind of like eating a ham and malteser sandwich with honey and garlic on it and  although it sounds awful it turns out to be quite delicious!

    I really enjoyed this as it is a lot of daft yet hugely imaginative fun. It’s all over the place but in a…