A silly post now. I just want to celebrate my name. That, and I had a sneaking suspicion there were some cool film and TV characters called Michael. After all, … Continue reading Top five film and TV characters called Michael
Yes, there are loads of bona-fide classic Westerns out there, with the bulk being from the ’50s and ’60s. That said, there new ones being made all the time. It’s … Continue reading My five favourite modern Westerns
This year has been a bit of a bumper for good films. Putting together a list, yet again, I realise there are so many I haven’t seen. Here’s those that … Continue reading My top seventeen films of 2017
Recently I got into a conversation with my partner about old films. Classic films. And it turns out I’ve not seen that many, so I can’t really call myself a … Continue reading My favourite films from the ’50s, ’60s and ’70s
Now the obvious answer to this is something like Ferris Bueller’s Day Off or Flashdance. But those are lazy choices. And those films were some time ago. So with that … Continue reading Five unexpected song and dance moments in film
The dreaded accent. When a casting director calls an agent and asks if their client can do X accent, the answer always has to be, ‘Of course! Are you kidding? … Continue reading Best bad movie accents
Sorry all, it’s time for a little rant. I tried to bottle it up but it’s going to make its way out eventually. So let’s have it and start with … Continue reading Has Wes Anderson lost his way?
Oh to be weird. Hold on, wait. I am weird. Weirder than most. I love to be different and David Bowie’s Rebel Rebel was made for me. When everyone ticks … Continue reading Rebel rebel (time for a punk revival)
You all know the Choose Life speech from Trainspotting right? Well recently – with the release of the sequel, T2 – I entered a little writing competition, where we were given the task of updating said speech.
To be fair I shouldn’t even write this post, I’ve seen a woefully low number of films this past year. So what I’ve done is split it (like last year) … Continue reading Best films of 2016: my picks