“And here we go.” It’s difficult to do Heath Ledger’s astounding performance as The Joker in The Dark Knight justice. It has to be seen to be fully appreciated but as one of modern cinema’s most breathtaking achivements I’m going … Continue reading Is Heath Ledger’s ‘Joker’ the greatest villain of all time?
The latest ‘Month in Stubs’ sees two returnees in Nightcrawler and Interstellar whilst also featuring The Drop and The Hunger Games: Mockingjay – Part 1. Nightcrawler Dan Gilroy’s social study of crime journalism in L.A. follows Jake Gyllenhaal in an … Continue reading November
“I’m having a Birthday party, but you’re not invited, but you can come if you want.” – Arnie Grape This isn’t a new argument, nor is it a recognised one by the powers that be but I feel a duty … Continue reading What’s Eating Arnie Grape?
“Do not go gentle into that good night” Dylan Thomas’ inspiring words fuel Interstellar‘s momentum. Michael Caine recites this poem frequently throughout, highlighting the responsibility of mankind to “rage against the dying of the light.” This is what Interstellar is … Continue reading Interstellar
I’ve been tinkering with the idea to do a round-up post to give you, the readers, a chance to catch up on anything you might have missed over the last month or so. ‘Month in Stubs’ will predominantly cover cinema viewings but depending on what I’ve been upto it could be a round-up of anything from small screen reviews, articles and/or features. Without further ado I present October’s month in stubs, with two cameo appearances from November. Gone Girl David Fincher’s latest in a long line of critically acclaimed thrillers sees Ben Affleck defending his innocence when his wife, played … Continue reading October-November