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  • The Man In The Hat

    The Man In The Hat

    ★★★

    The unnamed titular character of ‘The Man in the Hat’ witnesses a possible crime and flees the scene in his Fiat 500, while five goons chase him in their Citroen Dyane.

    However, this languid car chase serves as the inciting incident for a blissful travelogue of French countryside. Almost entirely bereft of dialogue, this physical comedy is entirely crowded with incident, as the protagonist (Ciaran Hinds) encounters many eccentric characters in unusual situations. As a range of distinct figures frequently…

  • The Father

    The Father

    ★★★★

    ‘The Father’ showcases the horrors of dementia with standout performances by its lead actors. First-time director Florian Zeller adapts his own stage play with limited settings and cast, but powerfully wrenches at the heart with the psychological turmoil felt by the eponymous character Anthony.

    Anthony, played by his namesake Anthony Hopkins, has lived in his flat for decades, but as he enters the closing stages of his life, his mind begins to deteriorate. His daughter Anne (Olivia Colman) tries desperately…

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  • One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest

    One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest

    ★★★★½

    This film was filled with a brilliant cast that performed sensationally, with Jack Nicholson as the lead role delivering sheer perfection to each and every scene creating the atmosphere for the viewer. A phenomenal performance by Nicholson, supported by a terrific ensemble of actors. Milos Foreman created a genuine masterpiece. The correlation and relationship with the characters along with the breathtaking ambiance makes you feel you are experiencing the dealings and events that transpire amongst the institute, your compassion for…

  • Mike's New Car

    Mike's New Car

    I like the bit with the car.