Billy's Film Reviews.

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

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 · Leave a 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

Big Eyes – 2015

They say the truth is strange than fiction. It’s certainly not been the case for Tim Burton over the years however. He’s made a name for himself as the whacky, … Continue reading

February 3, 2015 · Leave a comment

The Interview – 2015

We all know about North Korea. We know it’s a controversial nation that is infamous for it’s tyrannical totalitarian leaders and regimes. We also know that they proudly became champions … Continue reading

February 3, 2015 · Leave a comment

American Sniper – 2015

It’s 12:20am and I’m filing through countless articles and opinion pieces regarding patriotism, glorification, controversy and fake animatronic babies. Yes, “American Sniper”, Clint Eastwood’s latest picture has proven to be … Continue reading

February 2, 2015 · 2 Comments

Foxcatcher – 2015

Sporting history is full of iconic moments, legendary stories and unfathomable records. It’s sadly also riddled with stories that paint the entire field in a much darker tone, addressing the … Continue reading

February 2, 2015 · Leave a comment

Horrible Bosses 2 – 2014

Are these films necessary? Even remotely? What do they offer to the greater filmgoing community? Why is their spot on the theatre program of greater importance than other hidden gems … Continue reading

January 31, 2015 · 2 Comments

John Wick – 2015

A modern action film starring a former champion of the genre, Russian mobsters, gunfights, vengeance and cheesy one-liners directed by two stuntmen – what’s to love there? Well to put … Continue reading

January 28, 2015 · Leave a comment
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