Cinema 2017 Half-Time Report: Movies 4/4

And we’ve made it to the end. Or should I say halfway mark. Some awesome movies, moments, and performances have sailed on by in the first 6 months. Here’s to the next half year and what movie magic it might bring. For now, enjoy these: Wonder Woman What is there to say that hasn’t been […]

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Cinema 2017 Half-Time Report: Movies 3/4

Here are 8 more recommendations movie-wise from the pre-summer, awards season era of this year. 2017 has uncovered some gems for me personally, and a lot of you too by the looks of things. How many of these have you seen: Get Out The last time I spoke highly of a horror film, it was […]

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Cinema 2017 Half-Time Report: Movies 2/4

It feels as though the deep dramas, cringey horrors, and black comedies are three of the freshest produce on the market these days – lucky for us the next few fall into those boxes. If you haven’t seen the following movies from this year, you have some work to do: Free Fire I had the […]

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Cinema 2017 Half-Time Report: Movies 1/4

There’s a common myth that the first half of the movie year lacks the kind of quality and quantity that closed the year usually. Well that may be true to some extent, but films friends and I had little trouble naming 32 movies from the first half of 2017 that disprove the theory. Here are […]

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Cinema 2017 Half-Time Report: Performances 2/2

Acing. Star quality. Going above and beyond. Breaking through. Genuinely surprising us. However you want to spin it, there have been some illustrious screen presences over the last 6 months from various men and women. Here are the rest of just a handful of those that stayed in our thoughts:  Emma Booth in Hounds of […]

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Cinema 2017 Half-Time Report: Performances 1/2

And so we move onto the performances of 2017 we’ve loved in the first half. Obviously we can’t cater for all tastes, but there are some real corkers here. See them for yourself if you haven’t already. Here are the first 9 to wet your whistle: Hugh Jackman in Logan It’s fitting that the Aussie’s […]

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Cinema 2017 Half-Time Report: Moments 2/2

In my view there are too many fine moments to mentions from 2017 so far. As we enter the second half, we mentally clock up even more. Are we bored yet? Are we thrilled? Are we still afloat the tide of anticipation? Are we experiencing high blood pressure over the comic book movie success? Here’s […]

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Cinema 2017 Half-Time Report: Moments 1/2

And the whistle blows for half-time on the 2017 year of cinema. This halfway series will highlight 2017 so far in Moments, Performances, and the Movies themselves – as recommended by myself and some friends of the film buff corner. A welcome, too, to Teresa, fresh from Cannes to make her first contribution here. So, […]

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