Year In Review

Phil’s Best & Worst of 2017… So Far! 3rd Edition (June 2017)

So this is my semi-regularly updated of the BEST and WORST of 2017’s movies, as well as the best films I missed from last year and the Phil’s Quick Capsule Review Sharknado Award.  All in my very humble opinion…   BEST Films Of 2017… So Far:   T2 Trainspotting (9/10) OJ Made In America (9/10) La La Land (8/10) Logan (8/10) Prevenge  (8/10) ... Read More »

Phil’s Best & Worst of 2017… So Far! 1st Edition (17th Feb 2017)

So this is my semi-regularly updated of the BEST and WORST of 2017’s movies, in my very humble opinion. BEST Films Of 2017… So Far:   T2 Trainspotting (9/10) La La Land (8/10) Silence (8/10) The Founder (7/10) Patriots Day (6/10) Honourable Mentions:   WORST Films Of 2017… So Far:   Underworld Blood War (4.10) Hacksaw Ridge (5/10) Live By Night (5/10)   Dis-Honourable ... Read More »

Phil’s 5 Best Films of 2016 (Updated)

So 2016 may be in the rear mirror but having now seen a few of 2016’s last few must see movies I’m having a do-over and republishing my list of the best films of 2016. So here it is: my FINAL pick of the BEST films of 2016.   Film of The Year: The Nice Guys  In Brief: It was pretty much Room or ... Read More »

Phil’s 2017 Preview & Look Back At 2016 Predictions…

Phil’s Quick look at what’s wetting his whistle for the upcoming year in films… Well 2016 was a bit… odd.  With most of the big films not quite hitting the mark, especially comic books films.  2017 looks like more of the same – big budget super heroes, franchises, remakes and sequels.  Here’s the films I’m most looking forward to in 2017.   Most ... Read More »

Phil’s End Of Year Awards 2016

So 2016 is almost over and it’s that time a year again where everyone reflects back on their best and worst films of the year.  So we’ve covered our best and our worst films of 2016, so before we look at the films coming up in 2016 here’s my ‘Alternative’ End of Year Awards for 2016…   The Most Entertainingly Bad Film ... Read More »

Phil’s 5 Best Films of 2016 (Updated)

So 2016 is almost over and it’s that time a year again where everyone reflects back on their best and worst films of the year. So here it is: my pick of the BEST films of 2016.   Film of The Year: The Nice Guys  In Brief: It was pretty much Room or The Little Prince all the way this year until The Nice Guys ... Read More »

Phil’s 5 Worst Films of 2016

So 2016 is almost over and it’s that time a year again where everyone reflects back on their best and worst films of the year. So first up… the 5 WORST film of 2016.  And there were quite a few to choose from.. Stinker of The Year: Point Break (2016) In Brief: A film that had no purpose to exist.  Point Break touched on ... Read More »

Phil’s 5 Best TV Shows of 2016

So 2016 continued the golden age of television, outstripping it’s movie counterparts and delivering more essential must see content than any other medium: even with so many great shows either ended or in their twilight years.  So here’s my run down of my 5 favourite TV show for 2016… with a few nearly rans for good measure. (Yet to watch Narcos Season ... Read More »

Grosse Point Geek – 2016 In Review (And a look to 2017)

2016 – in short, a terrible year for big movies – in fact i struggle to remember another time where the Hollywood studios produced so many blockbuster films as badly made, boring, and lacking in imagination as what we were subjected to over the last 12 months. To begin with were subjected endless numbers of superhero films  – one of which (Captain America: Civil War) was so contrived ... Read More »