My lockdown story so far…

A ramble about a wobbly desk and the pros and cons of living in a lockdown.

Film Roundup from March 2020

Spirits in the Forest | Horse Girl | Night is Short, Walk on Girl | The Hustle | Dolemite Is My Name | Shaft | Knives Out | Christopher Robin | Ralph Breaks the Internet | Wild | Incredibles 2 | Aladdin

Takashi Miike’s First Love

The last Takashi Miike film I saw was his 2015 slice of bizarre comedy violence Yakuza Apocalypse and having enjoyed that a lot it was great to get a chance to go and see one of his films on the big screen. First Love is a humorous and uninhibitedly violent Yakuza tale…

Jay and Silent Bob Reboot

“Kevin who?”
“Kevin Smith, the American comedy film director. He had a heart attack.”
‘He did? Never heard of him.” If you haven’t either, then please move along quietly, nothing to see here…

Keanu & Winona 4 ever

It surprised me to read somewhere recently that Keanu Reeves and Winona Ryder have only been in four films together. Here’s a post dedicated to those movies which includes spoilers.

A selection of newish films

Here’s a quick run down of some of the films I watched over the festive period. These were: Downsizing, The Irishman, Olympus Has Fallen, London Has Fallen, Angel Has Fallen, Jumanji: Welcome to the Jungle, The Snowman, 6 Underground, Bumblebee, Table 19, Before I Go To Sleep, Between Two Ferns and Siberia.