Film Reviews

Murder On The Orient Express (2017)

Starring: Kenneth Branagh, Penelope Cruz, Willem Dafoe, Michelle Pfeiffer, Johnny Depp, Daisy Ridley, Judi Dench, Olivia Colman Director: Kenneth Branagh Hercule Poirot (Branagh) decides it's time for a holiday, but when he gets on board the Orient Express, he's soon engaged in trying to find a killer. But any one of the mysterious travelers could… Continue reading Murder On The Orient Express (2017)

Persons Of Interest, The Reading List

Biography Of The Month: Alfred Hitchcock

The name and face of Hitchcock in some ways have taken over the man, a deliberate choice on his part, it would seem. Director of famous thriller and crime films like The Birds, North By Northwest, Rear Window, and of course, Psycho, he's a man that in many ways needs no introduction, but who, because… Continue reading Biography Of The Month: Alfred Hitchcock

Film Reviews

Split (2016)

Starring: James McAvoy, Anya Taylor-Joy, Haley Lu Richardson, Jessica Sula, Betty Buckley Director: M Night Shyamalan M Night Shyamalan hates critics. He doesn't understand why they are so mean to him, and how they can't see that he's a genius. They must be jealous of him. Yes, that must be the problem... Personally, I try… Continue reading Split (2016)

Film Reviews

The Autopsy Of Jane Doe (2016)

Starring: Brian Cox, Emile Hirsch, Ophelia Lovibond Director: Andre Ovredal A father and son (Cox and Hirsch) practice their trade as coroners in the morgue under their house, the second and third generation to do so. After a particularly odd and bloody murder of a local family occurs, the body of a recently buried young… Continue reading The Autopsy Of Jane Doe (2016)

Film Reviews

Don’t Bother To Knock (1952)

Starring: Marilyn Monroe, Richard Widmark Director: Roy Baker After reading a biography of Monroe recently, I read about this film, made before she was a big star. It interested me because Marilyn plays an unhinged babysitter in a psychological thriller, which is so against type. Back in the day, Marilyn's studio knew that she was… Continue reading Don’t Bother To Knock (1952)

105 Must See Films, Uncategorized

105 Must See Movies: Gaslight (1944)

Starring: Ingrid Bergman, Charles Boyer, Joseph Cotton, Angela Lansbury. Director: George Cukor Tense and well paced psychological thriller about the orphaned niece of a famous singer who marries a man after only knowing him for two weeks, and finds herself slowly going mad in the house that her aunt was murdered in. But is she… Continue reading 105 Must See Movies: Gaslight (1944)

Film Reviews, Uncategorized

Bone Tomahawk (2015)

Starring: Kurt Russell, Patrick Wilson, Matthew Fox, Lili Simmons, Richard Jenkins, David Arquette Director: S. Craig Zahler First off, I was a bit cheeky with the poster this time. You can buy the above here, but it's not the official poster or DVD cover. The posters for this film do a pretty shit job of conveying… Continue reading Bone Tomahawk (2015)

105 Must See Films, Film Reviews, Uncategorized

105 Must See Films: Gravity (2013)

Starring: Sandra Bullock, George Clooney Director: Alfonso Cuarón Overhyped film about astronaut Ryan Stone (Bullock)  who is separated from her spaceship during a freak accident, and must use all her ingenuity to survive. The central performance by Bullock is the actress at her finest, and perhaps the accolades that the film received are highly deserved.… Continue reading 105 Must See Films: Gravity (2013)