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  • Pete's Dragon

    Pete's Dragon

    ★★★½

    Having previously seen A Ghost Story, Ain't Them Bodies Saints and The Old Man and the Gun, which helped David Lowery earn the title as one of my biggest inspirations and favourite directors, I wanted to find more of the man's work. I had been putting off watching Pete's Dragon subconsciously because of my prejudices against family films.

    I am so happy I finally got around to watching this, a decision partly made because I'm attending a virtual talk with…

  • Scott Pilgrim vs. the World

    Scott Pilgrim vs. the World

    I'm not going to justify this film with a long review, I'm not even going to go into detail about why I genuinely hated it so much, I'm just going to have a consise rant.

    I know it is slander to say online, but I really cannot stand the films of Edgar Wright. I enjoyed Shaun of the Dead. That is it. He has talent as a director; he knows where to point a camera, he can start rolling. That…

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  • Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind

    Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind

    ★★★★★

    5th watch:

    I'm finding myself recently in a state of needing familiarity. Over the past month, as you are aware if you've read my review of Stop Making Sense, I've been having a little bit of a tough time. Over the past week, I've been completing the equivalent of my A-level exams. Stress is a constant companion...

    I've found that rewatching some of my favourites has been a wonderful way to take my mind off of things and escape my…

  • A Ghost Story

    A Ghost Story

    ★★★★★

    4th watch:

    It's taken four watches for me to reach this conclusion, but, here we go:

    A Ghost Story is the best film to have ever been made.

    This film just does to me what no other film has ever done, something I doubt any other film could ever do. Not only is it about the idea that everything has a history and a future that are so important in the moment they happen, but never again, something that I…