The Menu

How this ever got described as a comedy is a bit of a mystery – but whatever the genre I found it a compelling (if absurd) watch.  Having read nothing in advance about it, I really enjoyed the ongoing jaw-drops

Glass Onion: A Knives Out Mystery

A gang of tropes wind up at a rich person’s home to be tormented and in the mix (IS he there by mistake, or not?!) is Daniel Craig channelling the chicken lawyer from Futurama to solve it all at the

The Favourite

Starting as a fairly fun social climb tracking the inner machinations of Queen Anne’s rule this piece develops into a manipulative and then dark drama on trust, vulnerability, love and power.  It’s a film that’ll mainly be remembered for the

Knives Out

Complex whodunnit with quite the cast – certainly no linear solution for Daniel Craig’s Benoit Blanc to solve…  I did find the Southern Gentleman accent a bit distracting, snapping my mind back to the chicken lawyer from Futurama.  The characters

The Dead Don’t Die

Pure wank. I mean, you’ve got the ingredients for a sure-fire winner of a film when you cast Bill Murray, Adam Driver, Chloe Sevigny, RZA, Steve Buscemi, Tom Waits, Danny Glover and Tilda Swinton in a small-town zombie flick.  But

Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri

We chose this totally at random off Netflix without having heard or read anything about it, purely on the strength of it having Frances McDormand in the lead role.  Captivating film with some great performances, in a sort of Coen-esque

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