Word travels slow in News of the World

Tom Hanks puts the ‘man’ in ‘anchorman’.

Pixar rolls the dice with Onward

Field of Dreams meets Dungeons and Dragons in Pixar’s latest.

Too Much TV Vol. 5

Futurism is a big theme of Alex Garland’s (Ex Machina, Annihilation) foray into TV this week and a we’re got a *gulp* Riverdale spinoff.

Too Much TV Vol. 4

Apple continues their valiant push into streaming, Netflix are still obsessed with teenagers with superpowers and another excellent John le Carré adaptation arrives.

Too Much TV Vol. 3

Lots of great comebacks this week as well as a a major play by Apple+.

Too Much TV Vol. 2

A good showing for comedies this week and we’re going to discuss the merits of comfort viewing. And, most importantly: the dot com.

Too Much TV Vol. 1

Where I try to save you from the neon claws of modern television.

The best films of 2019

Over the past year at the movies it got personal.

Crime after crime

A late-career masterwork.

Is Joker a big troll?

We’ve perfected the art of giving things the attention they don’t deserve.

The Walking Deadpan

The Dead Don’t Die is a zany genre trip.

Godzilla remains a political monster

A blockbuster with a political pulse.

Rocketman: a musical desperate to break out

Hold me closer tiny song and dance numbers.

The Poké-Noir of Detective Pikachu

Grounded in a world of cute totem creatures with its buddy cop premise but the sins of video game films lurk.

The End is Inevitable in Avengers: Endgame

A magnificent mortality fable across time.