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Borg vs McEnroe (2017)

It’s not something that I’ve ever been able to talk about on this blog before, but tennis is one of the great loves of my life. Alongside film, music and football, tennis is one of the things that I h...

Dunkirk (2017)

As a Brit born way, way after the end of the Second World War, it’s incredible to consider just how much of a lasting impact the 1940 evacuation of Dunkirk has had, both on my life and as a wider elem...

The Big Sick (2017)

After the turmoil filled journey that was Dunkirk, I listened to my heart and decided that I needed my next trip to the cinema to be something of a much lighter nature. Of course, me being me, the pro...

Valerian And The City Of A Thousand Planets (2017)

I’ll be honest, the only interest I had in Luc Besson’s latest cinematic offering, Valerian And The City Of A Thousand Planets, was to see if it really was as bad as every single critic I respect was ...

Atomic Blonde (2017)

Atomic Blonde was a film that had been on my radar for a long, long time, mostly because the trailer contained amazing music and an amazing looking Charlize Theron doing some amazing beating up of sor...

Rough Night (2017)

For somebody who is usually so snobbish about films, I must admit that I harbour a soft spot for the female centric, vulgar, gross out comedies that have been enjoying something of an Indian summer ev...

Detroit (2017)

As a lover of history but also someone who was educated at the mercy of a British school curriculum, oddly my only real knowledge or experience of the 1967 Detroit riot came in the form of a fictional...

Patti Cake$ (2017)

Being a white girl with frizzy hair and a love of hip-hop, I have to say that the trailer for Patti Cake$ grabbed me immediately. With more than a nod to 8 Mile, another ‘white guy with dreams of rapp...

Logan Lucky (2017)

From Erin Brockovich to Ocean’s Eleven to Magic Mike, Steven Soderbergh has always been a filmmaker that has produced a varied and eclectic range of works, the majority of which I have immensely enjoy...

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