January 2015


Sunday, January 25, 2015 // 0 Comments

Essential viewing, and often uncomfortable, not only because it reminds us of a dark time in human history, but because it holds a mirror up to us and challenges us here in [more...]


Sunday, January 25, 2015 // 0 Comments

Michael Keaton delivers a scintilating performance as a washed up has-been actor trying to revive his career with a show on Broadway. This is a play within a play within a [more...]

The Imitation Game

Friday, January 23, 2015 // 0 Comments

Alan Turing is considered by many to be the father of modern computing, and whether or not you subscribe to that view, there is no doubt that he was one of the intellectual [more...]

American Sniper

Friday, January 23, 2015 // 0 Comments

It’s a little known fact that when I was in my early teens, I wanted to be an army sniper. I read up on it, had an encyclopedic knowledge of military ordnance, and [more...]

The Theory of Everything

Thursday, January 22, 2015 // 0 Comments

It’s finally here, the long-awaited film about the life of Stephen Hawking, one of the greatest minds in modern times. Not only has he been instrumental in shaping [more...]


Wednesday, January 21, 2015 // 0 Comments

Richard Linklater is one of the great writer-directors when it comes to examining the human condition. I was a big fan of the Before series (Before Sunrise (1995), Before [more...]

Grand Budapest Hotel

Wednesday, January 21, 2015 // 0 Comments

Wes Anderson strikes again in this fast-paced and stylistically beautiful adventure that takes place in a bygone era, not only in terms of the time it depicts but also in the [more...]


Tuesday, January 20, 2015 // 0 Comments

One of the most intense films I’ve seen in a long time, Whiplash follows the story of Andrew, a young jazz drummer as he tries to make it in a highly competitive music [more...]