Film criticism has no impact on the performance of movies. I say this now so my comments about Beauty and the Beast are not misconstrued as some futile attempt to slay Disney’s latest unstoppable juggernaut. As much as any film ...Read More »
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Miles Ahead: Come at it with some attitude
The musician biopic has sadly become a staid and generic entity. Since Walk the Line, the format has been refined to a soulless template, mapping out predictable plot points to be applied tritely at well-edited points in the musician’s life. ...Read More »
Jane Got a Gun: What is a Western without a brilliant baddie?
I love a good Western. The best Westerns have simple premises and tend to stay focused on one single plot line, something Jane Got a Gun sets up before spectacularly discarding in favour of a meandering, flavourless, tension-less narrative. With ...Read More »