I remember seeing See How They Run listed showing in the cinema not too long ago, and thinking a murder mystery comedy might be a fun watch in these troubled times in which we find ourselves. But then, life got in the way and I never caught it. Handily, it recently turned up on Disney+, so I thought I’d put it on. At a little … Continue reading See How They Run (2022): a mildly amusing murder mystery
Fours years has passed since Writer/Director Martin McDonagh gave us the critically-acclaimed In Bruges – a film where two hitmen lie low in Belgium after a job goes awry. The pairing of Brendan Gleeson and Colin Farrell as gangsters with mismatched feelings at being stuck in aforesaid town provide some brilliantly scripted, darkly comic scenes. With Seven Psychopaths I expected more of the same. Whilst … Continue reading Seven Psychopaths – one psycho too many?
It’s been an epic year for films across a variety of genres. This list reflects my taste in films so I hope you enjoy. Sorry Twilight, you didn’t make the cut! Skyfall Strangely there are people who don’t like this film and say it’s not classic Bond. I think it’s the closest to Fleming’s Bond since Connery. To celebrate 50 years of Bond, the dream … Continue reading Best twenty films of 2012