None Shall Escape

None Shall Escape US (1944) Dir. André De Toth This surprisingly little known film is a prime example of “Life imitating art”, setting quite a chilling precedent with its undeniably eerie prescience due to its subject matter. Made while World War II was still going, this film is set in the near post-war future presenting … Continue reading None Shall Escape

Shadow Of A Doubt

Shadow Of A Doubt US (1943) Dir. Alfred Hitchcock Quite a popular film this one, not just among Hitchcock fans but members of the cast and the man himself have declared this as their favourite film of his! Hitch was just three years into his Hollywood run which had earned him and his films many … Continue reading Shadow Of A Doubt

The Invisible Man

The Invisible Man US (1933) Dir. James Whale With Universal starting to gain a reputation as the masters of horror with the successes of Dracula (1931), Frankenstein (1931) and The Mummy (1932), they continued to add to this soon to be classic library with James Whale’s rather liberal adaptation of H.G Wells’s seminal novel The … Continue reading The Invisible Man

It’s A Wonderful Life

It's A Wonderful Life US (1946) Dir. Frank Capra Confession time: despite this being an all time classic that regularly appears near the top of every “Greatest Ever Films” poll and is as much a pre-requisite at Christmas as turkey and presents, this is my first time viewing this film. I know, that is regarded … Continue reading It’s A Wonderful Life