Owen Nicholls

Love sucks: Unromantic films to get you through Valentine’s Day

Let me tell you a little story. In Rome, a few centuries ago there was a priest and a ruler. The ruler didn't like...

The six most mind-twisting movie paradoxes

Science fiction film Looper is the coiner of the excellent term that this “time travel shit, fries your brain like an egg”. Well we...

Best Stoner Films

If, currently at this very moment, you're hunched over your laptop dripping ash onto the keyboard, eyes the colour of Satan's arse cheeks, a...

13 Unmissable Movies For 2013

The cinematic calender of 2013 might not have the great weight of expectation that The Dark Knight Rises brought in 2012 and it doesn't...

10 Cracking Films You May Have Missed This Year

A muted reception upon initial cinematic release is no indication of a film's true worth. It's A Wonderful Life was panned by critics and...

‘The Dark Knight’ – Greatest Trilogy Ever?

And now, it really ends. This week sees The Dark Knight Rises released on DVD and Blu-Ray and with it Christopher Nolan's Batman films...

Sightseers – The Best British Film Of The Year?

In the time it takes to batter a man to death with a hammer, writer/director Ben Wheatley has put forward a hell of a...

Silver Linings Playbook Plays Things So Safe It Becomes Dangerous

Silver Linings Playbook, the latest “comedy” “drama” from David O Russell (The Fighter, I Heart Huckabees) starring The Hangover's Bradley Cooper and current megastar-in-waiting...

‘The Twilight Saga: Breaking Dawn – Part Two’ – Film Review

One year ago, pretty much to the day, I had a perplexing dream in which I was viewing Breaking Dawn: Part One at a...

8 Unforgettable TV Opening Sequences

Openings matter. Which is why it's a shame that this countdown begins with such a redundant statement. Because openings don't really matter. Breaking Bad...
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