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"
It’s a frequently overlooked fact that when people beam and say ‘Oh the 80’s were so great’, they’re usually referring to America in the 80’s and pretty much nowhere else. See over here in the UK we had horrible things like Margaret Thatcher, miners strikes, the Falklands War and the slow but steady collapse of Britain’s […]Read more "6 Days – Review"
One of the many things I love about this, for want of a better word, “job” is the research that I end up doing for each piece. And before you pounce for the comment section, when I say research I don’t mean just looking things up on Wikipedia (although Christ knows how I’d do this “job” […]Read more "Murder On The Orient Express – Review"
Ahh it’s that time of year again, where the shadows lengthen, pumpkins magically acquire hand-carved faces and it becomes socially acceptable to dress up as serial killers or impersonate a member of the authorities. Yes, it’s Halloween, and no Halloween would be complete without a bit of old-fashioned cosmic horror from another dimension to come […]Read more "Stranger Things 2 – Review"