12 Strong (2018)

In recent memory, the last big war film was American Sniper which actually turned out to be a piece heavily centred on an American involved in the war, and was sickly with pseudo-propaganda. 12 Strong does continue this trend slightly, but instead of the pseudo-propaganda that influenced American Sniper, 12 Strong showed the other side... Continue Reading →


Molly’s Game (2018)

The first film of 2018 I settled down to watch was the Jessica Chastain-led Molly’s Game. It looked to be quite the exhilarating ride, with high stakes poker, Russian mobs and the FBI. All this is covered in the trailer too, which simply upped the ante. Molly’s Game tells the fascinating real story of Molly... Continue Reading →

The Big Sick (2017)

Having Judd Apatow’s name appear next to a comedy, the likelihood is that it’s going to be quite good. His name features against some of the better comedies in recent memory, including Anchorman, Superbad and Step Brothers to name a few. Some of these films are a hive for intriguing, but genuine characters. The Big... Continue Reading →

Untouchable/The Intouchables (2011)

Untouchable brings together the rather unlikely friendship of Philippe and Driss. The former, a vastly wealthy man bound to his wheelchair due to paralysis from the neck down, the latter a man from the projects. Philippe (played wonderfully by Francios Cluzet) is interviewing for a new carer, with the humdrum of people citing their references... Continue Reading →

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