Spider-Man: Homecoming

Spider-Man: Homecoming US (2017) Dir. Jon Watts Well, I was wrong. When the full trailer arrived for this film it appeared to give away the entire story in two and a half minutes. The truth is it didn’t show half of what goes down inside this latest 133-minute addition to the Marvel Cinema Universe - … Continue reading Spider-Man: Homecoming

Spotlight

Spotlight US (2015) Dir. Tom McCarthy They say God moves in mysterious ways when a certain sticky situation is either avoided or resolved in a timely manner but sometimes even the Almighty is unable to save the more pernicious members of his flock. Then again perhaps even He would turn his back on the villains … Continue reading Spotlight

Birdman: Or (The Unexpected Virtue Of Ignorance)

Birdman: Or (The Unexpected Virtue Of Ignorance) US (2014) Dir. Alejandro González Iñárritu This meta satire on the fame game was the big winner at this year’s Oscars, including bagging the Best Film award. It’s a modestly budgeted affair which recouped its expenditure six times over yet was hardly a blockbuster, and follows an unconventional … Continue reading Birdman: Or (The Unexpected Virtue Of Ignorance)