Dunkirk (review)

Much has been made of Christopher Nolan’s cinematic experimentations with time - from Inception’s time-altering dream levels, to Interstellar’s complex gravitational/dimensional/time relationships, to Memento’s novel temporal structure, playing with the audience’s perception of time is a consistent theme throughout Nolan’s body of work that he’s only too happy to acknowledge. Dunkirk should be, on paper, … Continue reading Dunkirk (review)


War for the Planet of the Apes (review)

Why do people so rarely talk about how great the new Planet of the Apes movies are? ‘Rise’ and ‘Dawn’ are two of the greatest, intelligently made blockbusters of recent times; many write them off as being ‘weird monkey movies’, but no film series so consistently and intoxicatingly combines earnest, character-driven drama with incredible spectacle … Continue reading War for the Planet of the Apes (review)