Gate crashes Marvel’s cinematic stable and instantly becomes the life of the party
Frank is like a big group hug from the oddballs in your life.
Another series on the recap list (I’m so tired, send coffee)
Tops the predecessor while slotting in nicely with the sci-fi origins of the series
Reporting for recap duty
Beautifully understated and grumpy in that special 20-something kind of way.
22 Jump Street is the sequel to deconstruct all sequels.
As the brushes are set down and the paint dries, you step back from Tim’s Vermeer to discover a masterpiece of documentary filmmaking, celebrating two great thinkers connected across time by their creations.
What We Do in the Shadows does for vampires what This is Spinal Tap did for rock bands.
Get your tea and biscuits ready and prepare for the pleasantries of Sunshine on Leith, a jukebox urban musical based on the music of The Proclaimers. Yes, those Scottish guys that sing that ‘500 Miles’ song you last belted out at karaoke.
If you’re at drinks and someone says they saw a really good foreign film that’s a Kurdish western, but they can’t remember the name, there’s a good chance it’s My Sweet Pepper Land.
If a film can make you cry, does that immediately make it good? Wrestling with this quandary is what makes The Fault In Our Stars a puzzler.
Edge of Tomorrow is working from the playbook of a really good episode of The Twilight Zone that has received a Red Bull transfusion.
The new television series Halt and Catch Fire is right up my command prompt.
During the opening credits of A Million Ways to the Die in the West, Seth MacFarlane’s name appears in gigantic letters four times. Take heed of this as a warning, this film is a vanity project, but a funny bit of indulgence.