Billy's Film Reviews.

A series of film reviews and opinion pieces from a film student and all round movie lover! Happy reading!

Chappie – 2015

I believe comic book writer Mark Andreaco said that if Neill Blomkamp released his films in reverse-chronological order, he’d be a great director… We’ll wait and see how his next … Continue reading

March 22, 2015 · Leave a comment

Kingsman: The Secret Service – 2015

Sophisticated and action-packed espionage fun-fests are more than commonplace nowadays. It seems that although Bond films are still as popular as ever, satire and obvious heavy inspiration can be found … Continue reading

March 21, 2015 · 1 Comment

Aliens – 1986 (#33)

The baton has been passed. Ridley Scott’s superb 1979 vision has been handed over to continue on in the hands of James Cameron. With a new director at the helm, … Continue reading

March 19, 2015 · Leave a comment

Alien – 1979 (#37)

I had never seen this film until now. Believe it or not!  One of the all-time classics that one ‘must see before they die’, “Alien” managed to slip into my … Continue reading

March 17, 2015 · Leave a comment

Fifty Shades of Grey – 2015

“I was watching it and I think I blacked out and had an existential crisis”. No, those aren’t the words of a cynical film critic, but the words of Dakota … Continue reading

March 9, 2015 · 1 Comment

Amélie – 2001 (#204)

The French contribution to the cinematic world as a whole has been something rather extraordinary, and continues year by year. From the selection of French films I have seen, there … Continue reading

March 5, 2015 · 1 Comment

Citizenfour – 2014

The euphemistic language of governments has always been a primary feature of their lexicon. It appears that there has never been a more significant era than the present, where words … Continue reading

February 23, 2015 · Leave a comment

OSCAR Predictions 2015

Well here we are once again! It’s OSCAR time and the majority of us couldn’t care less. For those who actually believe the award season counts for something, February can … Continue reading

February 21, 2015 · 3 Comments

Still Alice – 2015

The other day I was reflecting on the uneventful, slow and dull day that I had whilst cooped up in my dormitory room, gazing out the window and pondering my … Continue reading

February 7, 2015 · 1 Comment

Inherent Vice – 2015

“If it’s a quiet night out at the beach and your ex-old lady suddenly out of nowhere shows up with a story about her current billionaire land developer boyfriend, and … Continue reading

February 3, 2015 · Leave a comment

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