Ad Astra (2019) Review

Watch this as soon as you can… Ad Astra needs to be seen in the cinema. The score and special effects demand it. Even if you do not get round to watching it where it was meant to be seen, there is still plenty to enjoy. James Gray’s space thriller is a character study with […]

Once Upon a Time in Hollywood (2019) Review

Watch this as soon as you can… Blurring the lines between cinema and reality, Tarantino’s 9th (possibly penultimate) film is a glorious celebration of 1960s L.A. and Hollywood films from the same period. If Tarantino was attempting to capture the mood and feel of living in that decade in a film reel, then he is […]

The Stars Are Going Out?

The night sky is supposedly looking ever darker for Hollywood, for the stars are apparently disappearing. A recent Hollywood Reporter suggests that Leonardo DiCaprio is the last actor whose very presence elevates the film’s status and suggests its high quality. His films rarely flop, and he does not depend on social media, or doing multiple […]