Eternal Beauty

Eternal Beauty UK (2019) Dir. Craig Roberts    “There is no such thing as happiness, just moments of not being depressed!” Mental health is a serious condition that cannot be pigeon holed to one set of symptoms or its effect on people. As someone on the Autism spectrum, I know whereof I speak as some … Continue reading Eternal Beauty

Made In Dagenham

Made In Dagenham UK (2010) Dir. Nigel Cole I don’t know if it should be regarded as a disappointment that 50 years after the strike for equal pay by female workers at the Ford factory in Dagenham that women are still fighting for the same thing. Conversely, this story might stand up as a valid … Continue reading Made In Dagenham

Paddington 2

Paddington 2  UK (2017) Dir. Paul King When Michael Bond’s perennial children’s book creation and one time animated TV show received a 21st century big screen upgrade in 2014 there were many doubters, including yours truly, but the film was actually very good and tremendous fun. A sequel was inevitable in the wake of its … Continue reading Paddington 2

The Shape Of Water

The Shape Of Water (Cert 15) US (2017) Dir. Guillermo del Toro It has been said that you can’t help who you fall in love with and in some instances, this has extended to “whats” as well. History is rife with fantasy tales of men falling in love with mermaids, and lest we forget the … Continue reading The Shape Of Water


Paddington (Cert PG) 1 Disc (Distributor: Studio Canal) Running Time: 95 minutes approx. Those of us of a certain vintage no doubt cringed a little when the news came that a CGI film of Michael Bond’s creation was in production. Hollywood doesn’t have much of an impressive track record in this area so could we … Continue reading Paddington


Godzilla (Cert 12) 1 Disc (Distributor: Warner Bros) Running Time: 123 min approx If Hollywood has programmed us film fans in anyway over the past twenty years, is it to approach with caution every film which is a remake of a foreign language classic. For the rare occasion they get it right (Magnificent Seven) they … Continue reading Godzilla