Joaquin Phoenix Walk the Line

Six Of The Best: Actors Who Can Sing

Still thrilled at how utterly perfect the Vox Lux soundtrack is, it made me realise something: I didn’t actually know that Natalie Portman could sing. Sure, many actors go through drama schools where...

Six Of The Best: Alternative Valentine’s

Forget the Hollywood cliché of boy meets girl, girl takes off glasses, boy falls madly in love. That’s not romance. Lingering glances, unspoken words, stolen kisses … Now, that’s got our heart beatin...

Six Of The Best: Films With Dogs

Man’s best friend. An undeniable source of loyalty, support and internet memes. Yes, we’ve been keeping canines as pets or, in fact, worshipping them as far back as ancient Aztec civilisations and Gr...

Six Of The Best: Exploration On Film

Exploration has become something of an obsession for the human race. Unhappy with our own lot, we have often been known to scout the far reaches of the earth in search of something else, something di...
The Shape of Water

Top Ten Films Of 2018 – John’s Picks

2018 was a pretty good year for movies. A relatively large number of titles lived up to the hype, especially in the MCU where the ten-year build up paid off with the largest grossing film of the year...
A Quiet Place

Top 10 Films of 2018 – Mary’s Picks

It’s been another funny old year in film. We’ve had Josh Brolin three ways – Thanos, Cable and Matt Graver – and been offered glimpses of several Disney classics reimagined as live action...
Mamma Mia 2

Is 2018 The Year of “Feel Good” Cinema?

The Greatest Showman has a lot to answer for. The least of which is my uncontrollable urge for a full-on song and dance routine when I’m listening to the soundtrack either in my house or on the bus. ...