Sunday 10 February 2019


The British Academy Film Awards 2019
[Watch it (again) on iPlayer.]


Gods and Monsters (1998)
[#16 in 100 Films in a Year 2019]

this week on 100 Films

6 new reviews were published to 100 Films in a Year this week, and they were...

High Flying Bird (2019)
it took less than two minutes for High Flying Bird to leave me feeling lost and confused, as it dives into an “inside baseball” (as the saying goes) depiction of basketball right from the off. It felt like watching a French movie without subtitles, except here the language isn’t French, it’s basketball.
Read more here.

Where the Wild Things Are (2009)
Despite being adapted from a kids’ picture book, and resolutely rated PG, it didn’t strike me as a kids’ movie at all. It’s glum, depressing, and surely only understandable when filtered through an adult perspective.
Read more here.

The Ragtag Review Roundup
A real mixed back of films that have basically nothing in common. In today’s roundup:
- American Psycho (2000)
- Logan Lucky (2017)
- A Nightmare on Elm Street (1984)
- The Treasure of the Sierra Madre (1948)
Read more here.

More next Sunday.