Billy's Film Reviews.

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

Fruitvale Station – 2013

Ryan Coogler’s full-length debut produced by Forrest Whitaker is as hard-hitting, emotionally driven and as boldly impressive as they come. A film that possesses a sense of urgency, purpose and … Continue reading

April 24, 2015 · 1 Comment

Gravity – 2013

Outer space is a terrifying concept. The lifelessness, the airlessness, it is not a place to be occupied by human life. Mankind is naturally curious, and it is a triumphant … Continue reading

July 11, 2014 · 2 Comments

Carrie – 2013

Over the years, audiences have been subject to some of the most harrowing and terrifying horror film monsters. From vampires to werewolves, bloodthirsty aliens to ravenous, vengeful psychopaths; we’ve seen … Continue reading

June 23, 2014 · Leave a comment

The World’s End – 2013

Corbett and Barker, Fry and Laurie, Mitchell and Webb, Pegg and Frost. It’s no lie that over the years, Britain has produced some of the world’s most profound comedy duos. … Continue reading

June 12, 2014 · Leave a comment

Frozen – 2013

This was undoubtedly one of the most hyped about films of 2013. Another purely Disney creation that dealt with magic, curses, princesses and queens; for a male, what’s not to love? … Continue reading

June 7, 2014 · Leave a comment

All Is Lost – 2013

One man, one boat, 4 lines of dialogue, the vast, endless ocean and mother nature at her fiercest. “All Is Lost” tells the story of a man lost at sea … Continue reading

April 2, 2014 · 1 Comment

Blue Jasmine – 2013

Woody Allen’s latest feature, based around the foundation that is Cate Blanchett’s Jasmine, is (according to many Allen enthusiasts) a hit amongst a few misses of late. He, like any … Continue reading

March 24, 2014 · Leave a comment

Tracks – 2013

Based on the true story and memoirs of Robyn Davidson, a determined, ambitious young woman who embarked on an epic, perilous journey, 1,700 miles across the barren and vast Australian … Continue reading

March 22, 2014 · Leave a comment

Kick-Ass 2 – 2013

Definitely one of the most anticipated and ultimately disappointing sequels of 2013. The follow up to 2010’s super original, ultra violent, somewhat satirical average-hero black comedy “Kick-Ass” seemed rushed, forced … Continue reading

March 21, 2014 · Leave a comment

My Top 10 Films of 2013

Having watched several films over the past year, there were a staggering amount that I thoroughly enjoyed. It was a difficult process to narrow down these films into a list … Continue reading

March 17, 2014 · Leave a comment