What Did Jack Do Review – Joyful Lynchian Absurdity

Fittingly, What Did Jack Do seemed to come out of absolutely nowhere. There was no promotion from Netflix – I couldn’t even find the thing on their front page – and the concept of Lynch using a monkey in a short had only been sporadically whispered in interviews. So when it did arrive, fully formed and ready to stream, we were blindsided. A new David Lynch … Continue reading What Did Jack Do Review – Joyful Lynchian Absurdity

Parasite Review – A Mesmerising Indictment Of Western Capitalism

It feels like we’re on the precipice of huge change right now. I can’t truly justify that (I’m a film student, not a politician), but the amount of anger and vitriol and injustice in the world right now must be coming to a head soon. I don’t mean the cruel, pointless war that the US is insisting upon either – I mean an out and … Continue reading Parasite Review – A Mesmerising Indictment Of Western Capitalism

Why I Won’t Be Rating Films In My Reviews Anymore

I think in the heat of the summer blockbusters, I find it easy to get caught up in the idea of rating films out of five stars, ten points, two thumbs, whatever the scale might be. Most of the superhero and action fare that comes out is formulaic and predictable enough to directly compare in a logical way: this one had an interesting lead, this … Continue reading Why I Won’t Be Rating Films In My Reviews Anymore