Phil’s Best & Worst Films Of… The Decade (2010-2019)

Phil’s Best & Worst Films Of… The Decade (2010-2019)

Quick Review Year In Review

So this is a look back at all the films I gave the coveted Best & Worst awards each year to from the previous decade, as we look back at the previous 10 years of movies.  Have opinions changed?  Actually on a few… yes.

All in my very humble opinion…


BEST Films Of The Decade… (By Year)

2010 – The Social Network
2011 – Hugo 
2012 – Argo (Should have been: Skyfall)
2013 – Rush
2014 – The Wolf Of Wall Street
2015 – Whiplash (Should have been: Mad Max: Fury Road)
2016 – The Nice Guys (Should have been: Kubo And The Two Strings)
2017 – Baby Driver (Should have been: T2 Trainspotting)
2018 – Coco (Should have been TIED with: Mission Impossible: Fallout)
2019 – Joker

BEST FILM Of the Decade: Mad Max: Fury Road

Honourable Mentions:
American: the Bill Hicks Story, Senna, Skyfall, Zero Dark Thirty, Life Itself, Inside Out, Kubo And The Two Strings, T2 Trainspotting, Mission Impossible: Fallout


WORST Films Of The Decade… (By Year)

2010 – Skyline
2011 – Transformers 3: Dark Of The Moon
2012 – Ghost Rider 2: Spirit Of Vengeance
2013 – The Host
2014 – Transformers 4: Age Of Extinction 
2015 – Fifty Shades Of Grey
2016 – Point Break (2016)
2017 – Fifty Shades Darker
2018 – The Cloverfield Paradox (Should have been Holmes & Watson)
2019 – The Dead Don’t Die 

WORST FILM Of the Decade: Transformers 4: Age Of Extinction 


Dis-Honourable Mentions: 44 Inch Chest, Sucker Punch, Cold Light of Day, The Worlds End, Sex Tape, He Who Dares 2: Downing Street Down, Central Intelligence, Transformers The Last Knight, Fifty Shades Freed



Follow us on Social Media:



Podcast: Ross And Phil Talk… Joker & Best/Worst Of Year So Far!

Podcast: Ross And Phil Talk… Joker & Best/Worst Of Year So Far!

Ross and Phil Talk Movies The Podcasts

On this episode of the podcast we talk about Joker (spoiler alert: we loved it) as well was breaking down our best and worst of the year so far.  And surprisingly Ross has found a worse film than Holmes & Watson.  Yes… really.

Hosted by Award winning filmmaker Ross Boyask and blogger/writer/failed former filmmaker Phil Hobden.

Discussed: Joker, Argo, Booksmart, Avengers: Endgame, How To Train Your Dragon: The Hidden World, Rocketman, Once Upon A Time In Hollywood, Spider-Man: Far From Home, Rambo: Last Blood, Tucked, Shazam, Green Book, Fyre, Deadwood The Movie, Ready Or Not, Stan & Ollie, Happy Death Day 2U, Holmes & Watson, The Dead Don’t Die, Hellboy 2019, Alita: Battle Angel, Godzilla: King of The Monsters, Into The Ashes, Escape Plan 3, Close, Velvet Buzzsaw, X-Men: Dark Phoenix, Pet Sematary (2019), Anna, Todd Philips, Luc Besson, The Irishman, Martin Scorsese, Gemini Man

For more on Ross Boyask search @RossBoyask on Twitter, Instagram or Facebook. Also check out @EvoFilmsUK online.

For more on Phil Hobden check out , Twitter (@PhilQuickReview) and Instagram (RossAndPhilTalkMovies)

#RossAndPhil #RossAndPhilTalkMovies #MoviePodcasts #Podcasts


GoogelPlayMusic Button



Follow us on Social Media:



Phil’s Top 5… Worst Best Picture Oscar Winners

Phil’s Top 5… Worst Best Picture Oscar Winners

Other Cr*p Top 5

Each week Phil, from Phil’s Quick Capsule Review, takes a look at a different movie or TV related Top Five.  This time out: Worst Best Picture Oscar Winners


Close but no cigar: Argo,  Forrest Gump, The King’s Speech, Gladiator 


5 – Titanic (1997)
is okay.  It’s long for sure, the effects have aged badly and it’s badly scripted. But it still holds a charm. Just not the kinda charm that beats  L.A. Confidential, The Full Monty or Good Will Hunting


4 – The Artist (2011)
The Artist
is fine. But 7 years after it won the Best Picture Oscar few remember the film. Least me.


3 – Dances With Wolves (1990)
This beat Goodfellas.  I need say no more.


2 – Driving Miss Daisy (1989)
It’s not that Driving Miss Daisy is bad its just not an Academy Award winning film. It also beat the far superior Dead Poets Society


1 – The English Patient (1996)
I hated The English Patient.  It was long, boring and overly worthy.  Years later I remember hardly a frame about it other than falling asleep numerous times.




The 25 Best… 2010’s to Now Movies!

The 25 Best… 2010’s to Now Movies!

Best... Other Cr*p

In our latest regular feature, coming out the first Friday of each month, Phil (of Phil’s Quick Capsule Review)  along with podcaster Josh Morris, Writer Mike Parkin, Grosse Point Geek’s Will Strong and Motion Picture Manic Jamie Robinson breakdown the 25 Best Films Of each major film decade.


This time out: The 2010’s to Now! 


The close but no cigar Films: Everybody Wants Some, The Final Girls, I Olga Hepnarova, No One Lives, The Jungle Book (2016), Hugo, The Guest, Zootopia, Black Swan, Dawn of The Planet of The Apes, Drive, Florentina Hubaldo CTE



[huge_it_slider id=”6 “]



Live By Night – A Quick Capsule Review

Live By Night – A Quick Capsule Review

Quick Review

Phil’s Quick Capsule Review:
Live By Night should have worked.  It had a great cast.  A talented director and an amazing period setting. Yet oddly it falls flat for the bulk of it’s two hour plus run time. I think maybe the fault falls more with Affleck whose over stretched working as writer, producer, director and actor.  It’s a bit of a slog as it’s familiar tale goes from one predicable scene to the next. Real shame as this should have been special

Best Bit: Odd a few weeks on I cant remember one scene from it.

Buy, Stream, Avoid: Stream

If You Liked this Try: Argo, Gone Baby Gone, Goodfellas

IMDB Rating: 


Author: Phil Hobden

Blog: Kill The Messenger – A Quick Capsule Review

Blog: Kill The Messenger – A Quick Capsule Review

Quick Review

Phil’s Quick Capsule Review:
A great central performance by Jeremy Renner, a fascinating (mostly) real life story and a solid support cast yet we what we are left with is a film that, whilst well made with great period drama, just feels a little hollow.  It’s not bad, in fact at times it’s  edge of your seat tense, but ultimately I was left want more from the finished product.

Best Bit: Renner

Buy, Rent, Stream, Borrow: Rent

If You Liked this Try: Escobar, Argo, The Gambler


Author: Phil Hobden

Best Film of 2012: Argo

Best Film of 2012: Argo

Best & Worst Quick Review

Phil’s Quick Capsule Review:

Ar-Go Fuck Yourself! Yes probably the funniest line of the year in probably one of the top 3 films of the year.  Argo is a true gem.  Funny, emotional and tense as hell, Affleck stars and directs as he did previously with The Town showing once again that he truly is one of Hollywood’s best directors.  Just time to give up the acting bit.  See this film.  
Best Bit: The escape.
Rent, Borrow, Buy: Buy
IMDB Rating: 9/10
If you Liked this try: The Town (8/10); The Boiler Room (8/10); Gone Baby Gone (UR)