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I'm not paid to write about film - I do it because I love it. Favourites include Sam Mendes, Guillermo del Toro, Bong Joon-ho, Steven Spielberg, Danny Boyle, Edgar Wright, Taika Waititi and the Coen Brothers. All reviews and articles are original works owned by me. They represent one man's opinion, and I'm more than happy to engage in civilised debate if you disagree.
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Tag Archives: The Iron Giant
My favourite animated film is THE IRON GIANT. Brad Bird’s big-screen directorial debut is magical, pure and simple. It preserves the central themes of the Ted Hughes story on which it is based, but makes them far more hard-hitting by … Continue reading
Thank goodness the concept of hope has returned to the summer blockbuster landscape. With TOMORROWLAND, Brad Bird may not quite have hit the dizzying heights of his previous movies, but he clearly relishes bringing back retro designs, fun action, endearing … Continue reading
The latest from Disney is a colourful and undemanding superhero romp. Much like the film’s main draw Baymax, BIG HERO 6 is bouncy, endearing and funny, but perhaps doesn’t offer much extra once its fairly limited aims have been satisfied. … Continue reading
My list of the 10 best films from the decade I was born, the 1990s. Make sure to have a look around the rest of the Greatest Films site for a huge variety of cinematic perspectives.