Let’s cut to the chase, this is a bad film. I did not like it. Which was really disappointing because I really wanted to love it, and from the trailers I really thought I would love it. I’m a big, big Joaquin Phoenix fan, as everyone is, and I thought Todd Phillips was an interesting person to direct. All the press junkets leading up to … Continue reading Joker: Brilliant Social Commentary or Absolute Flop?
The idea of this post has all come from Heath Ledger. ‘The Dark Knight’ and ‘Brokeback Mountain’ are two of my favourite films ever, and I’m three or four films away from watching every film Ledger ever appeared in. I’m yet to dislike one, or to not think he steals the show in any. I don’t like rom-coms traditionally (okay, I like some…), but I … Continue reading What Makes a ‘Great’ Acting Performance?
This seems like the obvious place to start. A classic ‘first-date’ question. This is going to be very subjective, and you might not agree with any of my choices. But I’m the one writing. DISCLAIMER: THIS IS NOT WHAT I THINK ARE THE ‘BEST’ FILMS EVER. THESE ARE MY PERSONAL FAVOURITES. The Departed (2006) I first watched this after my friend had told me … Continue reading My Favourite Films