• All the President's Men

    All the President's Men


    wouldn’t have expected a film chronicling the exposure of the watergate scandal to be the most tense film i’ve seen in the past year or so. nice to experience the film that started the bloodline of modern procedural classics like spotlight and zodiac though. redford in particular was amazing here.

  • The Killer

    The Killer


    had to google if morrissey was dead yet or not.

    he is not dead.

  • Unchain



    quite a compelling documentary that focuses on a failed pugilist and his closest companions. much like the narrative films of Toyoda, the subtle examination of broken dreams and the existential fallout when you’re tethering on the precipice of society, just a stones throw away from being a complete outcast, or in many instances, already there, made for an equally pervasive and sobering watch. the squared circle, despite being a violent purgatorial confine for these men is also a kind of promised land…




    Whether it’s Monster, Billy Bat, Pluto or the 20th Century Boys. Each of these manga hold a special place in my heart. The rich and substantial atmospheres, the overarching and multi layered narratives, the thrill and the twists of the often wholly unpredictable and intelligent plot lines. 

    The greatness of Naoki Urasawa’s fiction has never failed to leave an indelible impression on my psyche. Every time I’m ruminating on who I deem the greatest within this medium Urasawa is usually…

  • The Hollow Crown: Richard II

    The Hollow Crown: Richard II


    Oh Ben Whishaw, I do apologise.

    It seems that I was not familiar with your game.

  • Inside Man

    Inside Man


    Can’t believe how much of a slog this felt upon a rewatch. 

    Chal Chaiyya Chaiyya opening still goes hard af though.

  • Oppenheimer



    We’re persisting in the horror before the end credits. 

    Amongst the most intense theatre experiences of my life.

  • Ad Astra

    Ad Astra


    even amidst the vastness of space, human emotion is a suffocating experience

  • The Long Goodbye

    The Long Goodbye


    featuring cinemas most ungrateful cat

  • Before the Devil Knows You're Dead

    Before the Devil Knows You're Dead


    quite the swan song from lumet. bleak, tragic and drenched in misery. what starts off as a simple crime saga involving two brothers viciously erodes into a tale of deep wounds emanating from a dysfunctional family dynamic. not a new premise in the slightest but when you combine lumet being at the helm with arguably one of the finest performances of hoffman’s career it’s hard not to be enthralled by the sheer palpability of hate and trauma that seems to permeate every single scene in this film. a very underrated banger.

  • Ali



    tears in my eyes

  • Adrift in Tokyo

    Adrift in Tokyo


    the warmth of simple comforts