in ‘1917’, Sam Mendes shows Christopher Nolan how it’s meant to be done. Shot in a much-discussed ‘single take’, it’s as much a horror film as a war film.Read more "We Just Watched… 1917 (2020)"
We’ve seen countless times how The United States of America deals with threats, but this comic asks us to consider the question; what if that threat was a little closer to home? Would you feel the same?
It’s a knockout story that’s well-worth reading, now more than ever.Read more "What I’m Reading – ‘We Stand On Guard’ by Brian K. Vaughan, Steve Skroce, and Matt Hollingsworth"
After winning a holiday (just go with it) the gang are teleported to a scenic holiday resort – that just happens to have been built on the surface of a dead planet. It’s a mixed bag, but has a twist that makes it worth watching.Read more "Doctor Who – ‘Orphan 55’ Review"
‘Jojo Rabbit’ is the latest film from the one and only Taika Waititi – and tackles the toughest subject matter. But with a talented young cast and buckets of charm, he pulls it off. Here are our thoughts.Read more "We Just Watched… Jojo Rabbit (2020)"
This 2015 horror/fantasy/musical is bizarre in a way not many other films can quite achieve. Following the tragic tale of two aquatic sisters through the dancing clubs of the 1980s, things very quickly take a turn for the gruesome.Read more "We Just Watched… The Lure (Córki Dancingu) (2015)"
After eight episodes, the first season of The Witcher is at an end. Along the way it became the biggest show in the world, something I’m not sure anyone anticipated. But how did it wrap it all up? Was it a satisfying conclusion? I’d argue that by illuminating some of the details missing from the books, and because of that touching final scene, it was a huge success.Read more "The Witcher Episode 8 Review – ‘Much More’"
Doctor Who returned in the New Year and was surprisingly good. Sure it had the usual wonkiness that is now part and parcel of the show, but it was entertaining – with a last-minute twist that took it to the next level. That meant, for the first time in ages, I was really excited for this episode. And it managed to be even better than I expected. Is the show back on top?Read more "Doctor Who – ‘Spyfall: Part Two’ Review"