• Film

    Favourite films of the decade

    I was asked to choose my favourite film of the decade for Cineworld, which you can find here along with choices from other writers. If you can’t tell from my last three blog posts (2019 favourites | 2019 films | Decade favourites), I love lists and stats. So I wanted to do something about film in the last decade. It was the decade I was 15-25, which feels significant. Obviously because of my age, I watched more films than ever and really fell in love with them. Over the last few weeks, I’ve worked out I roughly saw 732 2010-2019 U.K. Releases (more about the rules I use for counting…

  • Film

    Top 10 films of 2019 (and stats!)

    Let’s talk rules. I’m a stickler for the rules and when creating lists, I need to know what my limitations are. So I tend to go by the guidelines of: stick to a location and year of release. So I only consider films released theatrically in the U.K. during 2019 as my contenders. Not films I’ve seen for the first time this year, if so This Is Spinal Tap would have made it into the list. And it can’t be from any year, because The Prestige would be in my list every year. Some people don’t stick to rules like this, which is fine but I can’t do it! Chris…

  • Miscellaneous

    November favourites

    I love doing these monthly favourites, even if no one reads them they’re a bit of fun for me to look back on. Here is a list of things I loved this month. Succession Like every single month, I started a TV show everyone else in the world has already seen. I heard loads of people talk about Succession online and while the premise doesn’t sound like my kinda thing, a lot of people in the TV/film community who I value online said they loved it so I knew it would be worth my time to try. Obviously, I bloody love it. I don’t know why people didn’t tell me…