Vice

With the obvious exception of writer/director Adam McKay, I find it hard to believe that anybody believed a biopic about former US Vice-President Dick Cheney would prove particularly interesting, let alone funny. Then again McKay has a history of making the mundane amusing and, with Vice, he has delivered insight into a notoriously private individual, […]

Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri

There are indeed three billboards outside Ebbing, Missouri, sitting dilapidated, unused and largely unseen given their location alongside a quiet country road. However, they soon become the centre of attention when grief-stricken Mildred Hayes (Frances McDormand) rents the signs in a bid to hold local Police Chief William Willoughby (Woody Harrelson) accountable for what she […]

The Way Way Back

Despite having a somewhat naff title, The Way Way Back might just be the best film I have seen this year. Funny, poignant and incredibly insightful, this film is an absolute treat that soars from beginning to end, addressing myriad important issues in a wildly entertaining way without ever becoming preachy or overly sentimental. This […]