Category Archives: Top Fives

Editorial: My Top Five Lockdown Films

5) Young Frankenstein  Doctor Frederick Frankenstein’s frequent attempts to keep a sense of cool and clinical detachment is the perfect embodiment of our pendulum swinging emotional state during this hard time. Come for Gene Wilder’s hilarious and touching performance. Stay … Continue reading

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Editorial: My Top Five Comic Book Movies of the Decade

5) The Dark Knight Rises Christopher Nolan’s third film in The Dark Knight trilogy is a flawed epic that never reconciles its social commentary with the bleak portrait of its world. However, it has ambition, touching moments and a steadfast … Continue reading

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Editorial: My Top Five Star Wars Scenes (The Skywalker Saga)

5) I think I just blasted it In a sequence that lovingly embraces George Lucas’ infamous “Faster, more intense” direction: Luke Skywalker and Princess Leia find themselves trapped in a section of the Death Star, with Stormtroopers shooting from above … Continue reading

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Editorial: My Top Five Tarantino Scenes

5) A Wanted Man and Old Man Hatch A Deal Honestly, I could have put this whole chapter. It’s an exercise in Tarantino filtering Sergio Leone esque buildup through his unique and idiosyncratic ascetic; boiling tension caused by mundane actions … Continue reading

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Editorial: My Top Five Toy Story Scenes (Inspired by Filmspotting)

In an act that would even make the slowest snail rolls their eyes in disbelief, I’ve not yet seen Toy Story 4. Part of this is due to time and the desire to save this cinematic gift from Pixar as … Continue reading

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200th Post Special: My Top Ten Favourite Films

10) Rashomon (1950) Akira Kurosawa’s mesmerising tale about the subjective accounts of a murdered Samurai introduced the world to Japanese Cinema. Its imprint can still be traced in films as diverse as The Last Jedi and Isle of Dogs. As … Continue reading

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Editorial: My Top Five Marvel Cinematic Universe Movies

Coinciding with the release of Marvel Studios’ upcoming eighteenth film- Black Panther and the tenth anniversary of the famed comic book movie studio: I thought it would be great opportunity to present my top five movies in the ongoing shared … Continue reading

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