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Palme d'Or Winners Project

95 films

Does what is says on the tin. Minimum one film a week, probably won't see more than two - it…

  • The Tiger Makes Out
  • The Graduate
  • Madigan's Millions
  • Midnight Cowboy
  • John and Mary
  • She's Gotta Have It
  • School Daze
  • Do the Right Thing
  • Mo' Better Blues
  • Jungle Fever

Spike Lee Feature Film Project

22 films

Le reviews are in le notes.

  • Meeting People Is Easy
  • Standing in the Shadows of Motown
  • Metallica: Some Kind of Monster
  • Thelonious Monk: Straight, No Chaser
  • The Fearless Freaks

Top 10 Music Documentaries

10 films

I can never define a clear top ten as re-watches and time changes any films impact to a degree, so…

  • Pulp Fiction
  • The Princess Bride
  • Airplane!
  • Some Like It Hot
  • Monty Python and the Holy Grail

One Sock Movie

17 films

A couple of days back, Guillermo del Toro said that Fincher's Zodiac was a 'One sock movie'.

"You're getting dressed,…

  • Embrace of the Serpent
  • HyperNormalisation
  • I, Daniel Blake
  • Ethel & Ernest
  • Fire at Sea

Best films of 2016

34 films

Whittled down from the 135 releases of 2016 I have seen. This is a list of films I have awarded…

  • HyperNormalisation
  • Fire at Sea
  • Where You're Meant to Be
  • Notes on Blindness
  • Behemoth

Documentaries of 2016

39 films

Top 5 are nailed on but the rest aren't really in order, just all the docs I've seen this year.…

  • 25th Hour
  • Do the Right Thing
  • Malcolm X
  • He Got Game
  • She's Gotta Have It

Spike Lee: Ranked

21 films

After going through his feature film back catalogue here are my rankings of Spike Lee's films.

He is a frustratingly…

  • Conflict

Personal and Artistic Conflict

1 film

I've been discussing this with Anna Imhof recently, following the problems she experienced watching 'Post Tenebras Lux'.

An incident occurs…

  • Utopia
  • Bota
  • Twilight of Shadows
  • The Clan
  • Arrows Of The Thunder Dragon

88th Academy Awards: Submissions For Best Foreign Language Film – Full List

81 films

I'm way behind with this - I usually put this together 3/4 months ahead but I'm doing it as a…

  • Bandslam
  • August
  • Arthur and the Invisibles
  • The Prestige
  • Zoolander

David Bowie 1947 - 2016

26 films

A filmography doesn't do the man justice, given the influence he has had on the course of modern music and…

  • Song of the Sea
  • The Look of Silence
  • Mommy
  • The Duke of Burgundy
  • Inherent Vice

2015 so far

81 films

For some reason I feel like I've been off the boil this year, so surprised going back how much I…