The 1600s in the newly discovered America is so full of suspicion, superstition and violence against each other that you don’t necessarily need anything supernatural to build a horror movie. The Witch could have gone down this ambiguous route, with the audience … Continue reading Horror Month: The Witch (2015) Review
Every year I do a list of Must -See movies for the year ahead. I published 2017’s list earlier but thought it was worth reflecting on the year that had past by looking at my most anticipated films for 2016. Did I … Continue reading A look back at my Must-See Movies of 2016
The UK Office is one of the best sitcoms that British television ever produced. Through two seasons and one Christmas special, The Office gave us a “real-life” story, with recognisable characters like awful boss David Brent, as well as a love … Continue reading Which is better? – The UK or US Office?
Not many TV shows were finished as perfectly as The UK Office. After two seasons and one Christmas special it wrapped up the ongoing story (most importantly the fate of Tim and Dawn) and managed to give Ricky Gervais’ David Brent … Continue reading David Brent: Life on the Road (2016) Review
Today sees the release the long-awaited Absolutely Fabulous movie. For many US fans this won’t mean very much but to a lot of British TV viewers from the nineties, this will be music to their ears. Should it be though? Unfortunately for the … Continue reading Can British sitcoms make good movies?
According to IMDB, Jack Nicholson was considered for the titular role of Benjamin Braddock. Watching this film, the character is so obviously and clearly meant for Dustin Hoffman you can’t imagine anyone else playing him. From the opening shot, framed around … Continue reading The Graduate (1967) Review
2016 is going to be another huge year for movies. The anticipation for some big summer blockbusters is already building, with teaser trailers, images and rumours fuelling the excitement. This is the list of the movies I’m definitely going to the … Continue reading 2016’s Must-See Movies (Part 1)
I expected something else from What Just Happened? Not an entirely different film but a much more satirical, funny and exposing look at the movie industry that I’ve seen in other shows and films before. Considering the cast it had … Continue reading What Just Happened? (2008) Review
The best aspect of This is the End isn’t the actual story about the apocalypse at all – it’s all the celebrities playing completely against type and willing to make utter fools of themselves. There is something very refreshing about … Continue reading This is the End (2013) Review
There was a time when I used to think Ricky Gervais could do no wrong. I love The Office, Extras was a fantastic follow-up and his first few stand-ups are great too. They are all a testament to how good a … Continue reading Derek (Season 1) TV Review