The Irishman: Film Review

I really wanted to watch Martin Scorsese‘s gangster epic in a cinema because I feared I wouldn’t be able to watch the three-and-a-half-hour film at home without interruptions. I never managed to get to the cinema so had to do make do with a Netflix viewing – but I needn’t have worried. The Irishman is so gripping that I watched it non-stop from start to finish and didn’t feel the need to check my phone at all.

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Top Films for January 2017

Welcome to a new year, and more importantly, a new month for films! Unfortunately for us in the UK, this is the time when all the Oscar-bait movies the US had aaages ago are finally released, but at least we can finally see what the hype is all about – and you are in for some treats!

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Silence: Film Review


I wasn’t really sure what to make of Silence ahead of watching it and I felt the same afterwards. It is a heavy, intense slog that requires a fair bit of processing. It won’t appeal to everyone, in fact, I’m not really sure who it will appeal to and I’ll be amazed if it makes its money back, which is a shame because it is good, well-made film and features a terrific performance by Andrew Garfield.

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Why I have given up on Vinyl


I give every show at least three episodes before I decide whether to continue with it or let it go. I think that’s a good amount of time to see what the series will actually be like – but with Vinyl I couldn’t even make it halfway through episode three before I just decided to call it quits. I just did not want to watch anymore.

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