Procrastination is something that we all struggle with, and we all have our own justifications for it. When it comes to doing a write-up of a film, it’s usually because the film was too mediocre for me to get excited about. In the case of Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri, however, the lateness of this critique […]Read more "Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri – Review"
Everyone loves a biopic, don’t they? Well not everyone, but they’re such a staple of the historical film genre, because they tell the story of the great individuals that set the benchmarks by which much of history is measured. It’s been nearly a century since the end of the First World War, yet in spite […]Read more "Darkest Hour – Review"
Well God knows I’ve been putting this one off for far too long, but to the Yin must come the Yang. To the chalk must come the cheese. To the litre of Old Rosie must come several hours on the toilet the following morning. As we’re now deep enough into 2018 that I have to […]Read more "The Worst Films Of 2017"
In the words of esteemed actor Mark Hamill in a coded warning to audiences worldwide as they prepared themselves for The Last Jedi: “This is not going to go the way you think”. If you’re looking at this list thinking it’s going to be up to its ears in independent cinema and Oscar-bait then you may […]Read more "The Rambling Rifleman’s Top 5 Films of 2017"
Well fuck – I haven’t planned this at all well, have I? See my viewing schedule has been all over the place recently, and whilst I’ve plenty of things I could write about, like Castlevania on Netflix or my long-awaited “Top 5 Of The Year” line-up, how on earth was I supposed to let something as […]Read more "Star Wars: Episode VIII – The Last Jedi – Review"
Once again, readers, we return to the wonderful world of the Netflix Original. There’s certainly a lot of them about, but whilst most of them tend to be pseudo-historical tosh in the way of Frontier or The Crown, reboots or re-imaginings like Arrested Development and whatever’s left of House Of Cards or just another sodding Marvel adaptation, every now and […]Read more "Godless – Review"
Well seeing as my level of humour for most things seems to mainly involve sarcasm and puns so awful that I like to think they go full circle and actually become good, the potential for ursine wordplay is absolutely phenomenal in something like the Paddington series, but I’ll try to avoid stooping to that level so […]Read more "Paddington 2 – Review"