Pirates of the Caribbean: Salazar’s Revenge (Review)

This article is also available to read on The Yorker. It seems that everyone in the world, apart from Disney movie execs and the actors, have decided that we really should stop making Pirates of the Caribbean films now. We probably reached that stage after 2007’s At World’s End. But here we are, ten years later with number … Continue reading Pirates of the Caribbean: Salazar’s Revenge (Review)

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Who’s Afraid of Virginia Woolf? (Review)

This article is also available to read on The Yorker. The recent National Theatre production of Who’s Afraid of Virginia Woolf? was something of a revelation for me. When brilliant writing, acting and direction all come together like that, it’s difficult not to be affected by it. I’m now even more in awe of the bottle format … Continue reading Who’s Afraid of Virginia Woolf? (Review)

The Nice Guys (Review) 🔳🔳◻️◻️◻️

The Nice Guys brings us Russell Crowe being brooding and wonderful and a fantastically involved Angourie Rice as Ryan Gosling’s daughter… but unfortunately that means we have to have Ryan Gosling whining along for the two hours as well. Set in 1977, The Nice Guys follows Jackson Healy (Crowe), a smalltime thug who likes a simple … Continue reading The Nice Guys (Review) 🔳🔳◻️◻️◻️