Top 5 movie quotes of 2015

UNDATED - Scene from the film WHIPLASH. J.K. Simmons as Fletcher. Photo by Daniel McFadden, Courtesy of Sony Pictures Classics

Strong year for strong lines I say. Some stick in your head because they shocked you, some no doubt amused, confused and titillated you. Some perhaps inspired you. Here’s my top five of the year.

Mad Max: Is it Furiosa enough?

Mel Gibson made his name with the Max Max films and, in Max Rockatansky, he created a character that demanded your attention. He might not say much verbally, but you understood his intent, and indeed his intensity of purpose. Stepping into his shoes three decades later is a man who’s already made his name in… Continue reading Mad Max: Is it Furiosa enough?

Trailer park: Focus, Mad Max, Ex Machina

As 2014 draws to a close I thought a quick look ahead to three rather exciting films out next year wouldn’t be amiss. (Obviously, there’s lots more, but for these little trailer park breakdowns, three is the magic number.) Focus (In cinemas February 2015) Will Smith and Margot Robbie (her from The Wolf of Wall… Continue reading Trailer park: Focus, Mad Max, Ex Machina