Captain Marvel

Captain Marvel (Cert 12A) US (2019) Dirs. Anna Boden & Ryan Fleck I’m showing my age here but until the announcement of this film, Captain Marvel to me was a male superhero in a red and white outfit and lightning bolt on his chest, the alter ego of schoolboy Billy Batson, transforming upon saying “Shazam!”. … Continue reading Captain Marvel

Rogue One – A Star Wars Story

Rogue One - A Star Wars Story US (2016) Dir. Gareth Edwards After The Force Awakens rekindled the love for the Star Wars franchise for most of us a year ago it was announced that a standalone film would appear in the interim period before Episode VIII arrives. This film would be another prequel but … Continue reading Rogue One – A Star Wars Story

Starred Up

Starred Up UK (2014) Dir. David Mackenzie Prison based movies aren’t always easy to get it right, since they are (primarily) supposed to dramatise the activities that take place beyond public view and not serve as didactic documentaries. That doesn’t mean that they have to soften the blow and protect the audience from the horrors … Continue reading Starred Up