Captain Phillips

Paul Greengrass directs this tense and entertaining movie based on the true story of a US cargo ship being hijacked by Somali pirates in 2009. With Tom Hanks in the lead role I didn’t expect, if I’m honest, to identify… Read More ›


42 is the life story of Jackie Robinson and his history-making signing with the Brooklyn Dodgers under the guidance of team executive Branch Rickey, played by a suddenly ageing Harrison Ford. Baseball movies, to a soccer loving Scot, are never… Read More ›

American Hustle

Every now and then a film comes along which generates a sense of anticipation for me and American Hustle was certainly one of those movies. From the moment I saw the cast I sensed that the movie could be special… Read More ›

12 Years a slave

12 years a slave…Wow. Feelgood? No. Enthralling, harrowing and captivating? Yes. The most moving eye contact in movie history? Maybe so… Mans capacity for inhumanity to fellow man laid bare in this wonderfully engaging movie. Stunning cast with Michael Fassbenders portrayal of plantation… Read More ›