Like Crazy

Like Crazy

I’ve been wanting to see Drake Doremus’ debut feature Like Crazy ever since I saw the trailer months and months ago. It looked like the kind of breakout Sundance indie romance drama that I always think I’m going to like until the obvious indie-by-numbers fare usually disappoints (See (500) Days of Summer). Anyway in this case my […]

Shame

Shame

I finally got around to seeing Steve McQueen’s second feature, Shame a full four days after it went on general release, which is a very long time considering how much I’ve been looking forward to it. It was only a few months ago that I  managed to watch Hunger (McQueen and Fassbender’s first film together) and of […]

War Horse

War Horse

I must really start this by admitting that I did not go into the screening of Steven Spielberg’s War Horse with huge expectations. That’s in no way because I’m not a fan of Mr Spielberg, I am. He’s made some truly awful films in the past but, obviously, he’s created some of the greatest films […]

The Sound of Silence – The Artist

The Artist

The word has been massively overused in the hype surrounding this film, especially by me since I saw it a while ago, but The Artist by Michel Hazanavicius really is magical, magical, magical. Now I will try my best to be spoiler free here. Set during the ‘Golden Era’ of the Hollywood 20’s, we see the gradual […]

The Deep Blue Sea

The Deep Blue Sea

I’ve been mulling over this for a few days and the more I think about it the more I think The Deep Blue Sea is a really wonderful film. I’m not an expert on Terence Davies and have only seen Of Time and the City, which I thought was great, his voice alone is just glorious. I also […]