A list of my ten favourite films of all time. A random mix of documentaries, action movies, comedies and even German cinema.
2022 offered up some brilliant films despite a torrent of mediocrity. Nicholas Cage’s bizarre brilliance, Batman’s noir charm, Top Gun’s thrilling nostalgia, Tony Hawk’s touching tale and George Carlin’s lasting legacy had me laughing, crying, and munching virtual popcorn all year.
Had a rare night out at the cinema yesterday. Saw The Batman. I was bowled over by it. It is an atmospheric, arty, well-crafted piece of cinema. A film noir-ish, Blade Runner vibe with a gorgeous film score. Robert Pattinson, Colin Farrell (who is unrecognisable in his makeup) and Zoe Kravitz were the standouts in […]
Nicolas Cage has been making increasingly erratic and poor movie choices for some time now. Back in the 90s, for the now defunct artlick.com project, myself and my friend Dave had this mad idea of creating marketing materials & collateral for a buddy road-trip movie, where Cage would star as himself opposite a bottle of ketchup. We […]
One of my favourite Irish musicians is Pearse McGloughlin. His ear for melody is remarkable, and his ability to wind lyrical tapestries around them is a thing to marvel. A few years ago in advance of his second album “In Movement” being released, he commissioned a series of short 60-90 second films to accompany excerpts of songs from […]