Light of My Life

It is difficult to talk about Casey Affleck in a positive light as a movie-maker without mentioning the heightened media storm that surrounded him in 2017, at the time of #metoo and his own moment of personal glory in winning the Best Actor Oscar for his excellent performance in Manchester By the Sea. The Oscar … Continue reading Light of My Life

Alita: Battle Angel

Robert Rodriguez is not a good director. He isn't an especially good writer or producer either. This is the guy responsible for four Spy Kids films, that start below average and downgrade exponentially into excruciatingly awful. What he is pretty good at is ideas, and seeing the potential of something visually arresting and exciting. That … Continue reading Alita: Battle Angel

Soul

When Disney Pixar launches a big new title it comes with a lot of expectation - there are just so many titles in the back catalogue now that will forever be considered classics. Movies that raised and re-raised the bar of what animation and family film storytelling can be at the very, very best. So, … Continue reading Soul