My Top Ten Films of 2021: #5-#1

Here we are then, at the sharp end of my Top Ten Films list for 2021! Continuing on from the previous article, which covered my picks for #10-#6, this time it'll be my top five. Once again, a quick explanation of how I put this together; both my objective analysis of the film and my … Continue reading My Top Ten Films of 2021: #5-#1

My Top Ten Films of 2021: #10-#6

Traditions, eh? One that's been a mainstay here over the last four years is my annual Top Ten Film list - and with 2021 over, it's time to reveal my picks from the last 12 months! Just as with previous years, I will be splitting the list over two articles, starting with #10-#6 in this … Continue reading My Top Ten Films of 2021: #10-#6

Film in 500: No Time to Die Review

Certificate: 12A Director: Cary Joji Fukunaga Writers: Neal Purvis, Robert Wade, Cary Joji Fukunaga, Phoebe Waller-Bridge Production: Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer (MGM), Universal Pictures, Eon Productions, B25, Cinesite, Danjaq Distributor: Universal Pictures International (UPI) Platforms: Theatrical Release (Reviewed) Release Date: Out Now! Here it is, the final Daniel Craig James Bond film. Now I've seen it twice, I'm … Continue reading Film in 500: No Time to Die Review

Film in 500: Promising Young Woman Review

Certificate: 15 Writer/Director: Emerald Fennell Production: FilmNation Entertainment, Focus Features, LuckyChap Entertainment Distributor: Universal Pictures International (UPI) Platforms: Blu-ray (Reviewed), DVD, Streaming Release Date: Out Now! Some films you really need to see - and this is one of them. Promising Young Woman mixes important themes of relationships, sexual abuse, and their lasting effects with … Continue reading Film in 500: Promising Young Woman Review

Film in 500: Violet Evergarden: Eternity and the Auto Memory Doll Review

Certificate: UDirectors: Haruka Fujita, Taichi IshidateProduction: ABC Animation, Animation DO, Bandai Namco Arts, Kyoto Animation, Pony Canyon, RakuonshaDistributor: Netflix, All the AnimePlatform: Viewed on Blu-ray with Japanese Audio and English SubtitlesRelease Date: Out Now! Recently, I caught up - and greatly enjoyed - the beautiful, thought-provoking anime Violet Evergarden, so I was excited to follow … Continue reading Film in 500: Violet Evergarden: Eternity and the Auto Memory Doll Review

Film in 500: The Suicide Squad Review

Certificate: 15 Writer/Director: James Gunn Production: Atlas Entertainment, DC Comics, DC Entertainment, The Safran Company, Warner Bros. Distributor: Warner Bros. Pictures Platforms: Theatrical Release (Reviewed) Release Date: Out Now! My emotions were conflicted entering The Suicide Squad. On one hand, I'm always excited for a new DC film, but on the other, I haven't enjoyed … Continue reading Film in 500: The Suicide Squad Review

Film in 500: Promare Review

Certificate: 15Director: Akira Amemiya, Hiroyuki ImashiProduction: Studio TriggerDistributor: AniplexPlatform: Viewed on Blu-ray with both English and Japanese AudioRelease Date: Out Now! Ridiculous, fun, and determinedly deep, Promare is a thrill ride of sight and sound that doesn't relent throughout the near two-hour runtime. Such traits are not unexpected from Studio Trigger, the company behind the … Continue reading Film in 500: Promare Review

My Top Ten Films of 2020: #5-#1

Time for Part 2 of my Top Ten Films List for the last year! As I said in the last post covering my picks for #10-#6 in 2020, I am publishing this on 4th January. That is right, I am gonna stick to a schedule for once! As always for these posts, I shall reiterate … Continue reading My Top Ten Films of 2020: #5-#1

My Top Ten Films of 2020: #10-#6

2020 is over, and now it is time for my annual Top Ten Films list! As with the past three years of these articles, I am splitting the list into two, starting with my picks for #10-#6 in this post! Gotta keep it consistent, y'know. When making this list, I bear in mind the film … Continue reading My Top Ten Films of 2020: #10-#6

Film in 500: Wonder Woman 1984 Review

Certificate: 12A Director: Patty Jenkins Writers: Patty Jenkins, Geoff Johns, Dave Callaham Production: Atlas Entertainment, DC Comics, DC Entertainment, The Stone Quarry, Warner Bros. Distributor: Warner Bros. Platforms: Theatrical Release (Reviewed) Release Date: Out Now Upon emerging from Wonder Woman 1984 (WW84), I can barely contain myself; as a DC fan who immensely enjoyed the … Continue reading Film in 500: Wonder Woman 1984 Review