Birdman – 5/5 stars

When going into 2015, this is one of the films that I have been waiting for with baited breath.  After a couple of missed opportunities at press and surprise screenings, the new film by 21 Grams and Amores Perros director Alejandro González Iñárritu.  Yet it reminds me of a Queen song…blame New Year’s celebrations. Birdman or (The Unexpected Virtue of Ignorance) follows ageing actor Riggan … Continue reading Birdman – 5/5 stars

J. Edgar – 3/5 stars

Clint Eastwood is a legend.  Heck, my Dad got watching Heartbreak Ridge before I hit my teens and therefore, I remember the days of it being shown on TV when ‘maggot farmer’ was a veiled replacement for ‘m*****f****r’.  He is also one of those rare success stories where he is celebrated for an actor, director and even as a composer. But since his 2008 drama, Gran … Continue reading J. Edgar – 3/5 stars