Billy's Film Reviews.

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

Space Jam – 1996 (My Favourite Films)

★★★★ ½ Release: 1996 Directed By: Joe Pytka Produced By: Ivan Reitman, Joe Medjuck, Daniel Golberg Written By: Leo Benvenuti, Steve Rudnick, Timothy Harris, Herschel Weingrod Starring: Michael Jordon, Wayne Knight, Danny DeVito, Theresa Randle Running … Continue reading

August 12, 2015 · Leave a comment

Whiplash – 2015

When I was younger, I was a percussionist in my high school band. My aspirations of continuing down this road into a career were impassioned, albeit briefly within my two-year … Continue reading

January 17, 2015 · Leave a comment

Happy Gilmore – 1996

Everybody has a film that is incomparably close to their hearts. A film that they grew up with and that has remained a major part of their lives. A film … Continue reading

December 9, 2014 · Leave a comment

Memento – 2000

5/5 Overall, for a film that cost a mere $5Million (US), which is the equivalent of 5 and a half minutes of Nolan’s latest picture “Interstellar”, “Memento” demonstrates exactly how … Continue reading

November 10, 2014 · 2 Comments

Burn After Reading – 2008

Continuing the Coen Brothers marathon that is turning out to be tougher than I imagined given other commitments, comes my favourite picture of the lot. This doesn’t have the popularity … Continue reading

October 18, 2014 · Leave a comment

Se7en (1995) – Classic Review

As a child, there was a popular television program that aired before school and that I thoroughly enjoyed.  The program was called “In the box”, a show that’s premise is … Continue reading

October 16, 2014 · Leave a comment

Drive – 2011

What a year this was. The endless amount of incredible releases made 2011 one hell of a year for films. “Drive”, one of the most enthralling and surprising pictures was … Continue reading

October 8, 2014 · Leave a comment

Gone Girl – 2014

It was recently announced in an opinion piece that David Fincher was my favourite director. I admire his works, drool over his meticulousness and simply respect every single moment within … Continue reading

October 2, 2014 · 3 Comments

American Psycho – 2000

Wealth is a strange concept. It undoubtedly changes people, often for the worse. When combined with the foul mix of youth, charm, luxury, success and extreme narcissism, certain psychological overloads … Continue reading

September 29, 2014 · Leave a comment

Ferris Bueller’s Day Off (1986) – Classic Review

1983, 1985 and 1986; “Risky Business , “The Breakfast Club” and “Ferris Bueller’s Day Off”. Three triumphant classics that defined the teen genre in cinema. A broad and subjective theme to explore, … Continue reading

June 26, 2014 · Leave a comment