Cloverfield

Don’t read this if you don’t know anything about this movie. It’s best watched in ignorance. Sometimes a film that is a great concept doesn’t really work in reality – Sliding Doors, 300, Sin City – visually arresting or philosophically clever but overall they don’t work. But I think Cloverfield does work – its a […]

The illusionist

So here is my second straight movie about 18th century theatrical illusionists. Timed to hit the cinemas at the same time as The Prestige this movie features another great cast. On paper this was a good cast: the normally excellent Edward Norton (Fight Club, American History X) and the very competent Paul Giamatti (Sideways, Cinderella […]