The latest film from Wes Anderson is a joyous ode to both Japanese Cinema and Man’s best friend. Amongst a filmography chock-full of quality and style, It proves to be his most creative and masterful work to date.
The latest film from Martin McDonagh is a powerful study of grief, anger and justice. Sure to be one of the best films of this year, or any year for that matter. Equally funny and heartbreaking, It’s not to be missed.
Tick tick, tick tick, tick tick. That’s the sound of impending doom creeping ever closer, an omnipresent part of Christopher Nolan’s latest epic, Dunkirk. It could be called ‘Stress: The Film’ for the way it captures the anxiety and desperation of the troops stuck on the beach – with death lurking just out of sight.
Where do I start reviewing a film that left me so emotionally devastated? A Monster Calls, directed by J.A Bayona, is easily one of the saddest, most beautiful films about loss I’ve ever witnessed. As a book fanatic, I’d heard about the tale but never gotten round to reading the novel. Fortunately for purists everywhere, the film’s screenplay was penned by Patrick Ness, who wrote the book. I’m an oddly emotional guy and this film destroyed me, leaving me the last one in the screening with my head in my hands, sobbing uncontrollably. Continue reading “A Monster Calls”