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 exhibit A, The Grand Budapest Hotel. Now I haven’t seen it since release, but I rewatched it the other night and have to say, I… Continue reading Has Wes Anderson lost his way?
Oscars 2015: my thoughts. The Lego Movie should have won for Best Original Song. In that respect, everything is not awesome. Otherwise, business as usual.
It’s starting to feel like these lists come round unsettlingly fast. Too darn often for my liking. However, it’s been a good year for those that love cinema. Some great stuff has hit the silver (or, increasingly, digital) screen over the last twelve months. Here’s my pick, from my top ten (you have to be… Continue reading Top 10 films of 2014
Is it possible for Wes Anderson to get more Wes Anderson-y? His latest film suggests there’s little direction to go in terms of packing one film with Wes Andersonisms. The director’s trademark flourishs litter the film. Whether that’s a good or bad thing remains to be seen. Don’t get me wrong though, I love his… Continue reading Grand Budapest Hotel: should Anderson go back to basics?