You Were Never Really Here

You Were Never Really Here (2018) Directed by: Lynne Ramsay Starring: Joaquin Phoenix, Judith Roberts & Ekaterina Samsonov You Were Never Really Here is one of the most visceral, heart pounding movies I’ve ever seen. It tells the story of Joe, a combat veteran who is living with PTSD. He works as a mercenary who…… Continue reading You Were Never Really Here

Dr. Strangelove or: How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Love the Bomb

Dr. Strangelove or: How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Love the Bomb (1964) Directed by: Stanley Kubrick Starring: Peter Sellers, George C. Scott & Sterling Hayden I spent some time this week watching a few Kubrick films that I hadn’t seen. Until now I had only seen A Clockwork Orange (which I hate) and…… Continue reading Dr. Strangelove or: How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Love the Bomb

13 Assassins

13 Assassins (2010) Directed by: Takashi Miike Starring: Koji Yakusho, Tsuyoshi Ihara, Yusuke Iseya and Goro Inagaki As I continue writing this blog I’m trying to figure out which movies to write about and why I should write about them. One of the biggest reasons for me to write about a movie is to hopefully…… Continue reading 13 Assassins


Thoroughbreds (2017) Directed by: Cory Finley Starring: Olivia Cooke, Anya Taylor-Joy and Anton Yelchin Finally got a chance to see Thoroughbreds last week. Overall Thoroughbreds was very solid. A teenage sociopath (Olivia Cooke) and her estranged childhood friend (Anya Taylor-Joy) make a plot to murder the latter’s step father. This black comedy is being billed…… Continue reading Thoroughbreds

Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon

Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon (2000)   Directed by: Ang Lee Starring: Chow Yun Fat, Michelle Yeoh, Zhang Ziyi and Cheng Pei-Pei Arguably the greatest martial arts film ever made, Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon is a masterpiece on every level. A master swordsman, Li Mu Bai, has his famed sword stolen by a young warrior. Both…… Continue reading Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon