The Conversation

The Conversation US (1974) Dir. Francis Ford Coppola Back in the 1980s, the four hosts of hidden camera TV show called Game For A Laugh would sign off saying, “Watching us, watching you, watching us, watching you”. It was a cute slogan to get us to tune in to watch others be pranked but it … Continue reading The Conversation

The Secret Life Of Pets 2

The Secret Life Of Pets 2 US (2019) Dirs. Chris Renaud & Jonathan Del Val Once you have a hit film, a sequel is inevitable and this is the case with The Secret Life Of Pets, a fun modern take on the perennial cute animated animals trope. It is concept that proved fertile first time … Continue reading The Secret Life Of Pets 2

Star Wars: The Force Awakens

Star Wars: The Force Awakens US (2015) Dir. J.J. Abrams A long time ago in a cinema not too far away, I saw the original Star Wars (way before it was promoted as Episode IV - A New Hope) and it had a tremendous impact on me. After the huge misstep of the indulgent and … Continue reading Star Wars: The Force Awakens

Blade Runner

Blade Runner – The Final Cut US (1982) Dir. Ridley Scott Los Angeles 2019 and four Nexus-6 model bioengineered beings called Replicants - Roy Batty (Rutger Hauer), Zhora (Joanna Cassidy), Pris (Daryl Hannah) and Leon (Brion James) – have returned to earth to seek out their creator Tyrell (Joe Turkel) to extend their lifespans beyond … Continue reading Blade Runner