Uncut Gems (2019)

The Safdie Brothers’ latest film is like being punched repeatedly in the face while being spun round on a fairground ride at maximum speed – which is to say that from start to finish it is complete adrenaline rush, if not entirely a comfortable experience. A love letter to the Diamond District of New York…

Knives Out (2019)

Rian Johnson’s star-spangled, whodunnit mystery is packed with wit, humour and more twists than you can shake a fist at, in an intriguing homage to the detective novel that deserves to become a genre classic. When the Thrombey family gather to celebrate Harlan’s (Christopher Plummer) 85th birthday, little do any of them know that their…

Now on Netflix: Someone Great (2019)

  Jenny’s life is changing rapidly. She’s just broken up with her boyfriend of nine years and she’s about to leave New York and her friends behind for a sparkling new job in San Francisco, writing for Rolling Stone. On the eve of her departure west, she gets her two best friends together for one…

Films to Look Forward To: Volume 1

There’s already been a slew of brilliant films so far this year: Black Panther, Phantom Thread, The Square, Lady Bird, The Shape of Water to name but a few, some I’ve seen and some that are currently at the top of my to watch list. However, rather than doing a recap of how great cinema…