Sherlock Holmes

Dogzilla, more like

Don’t go and see this new Godzilla film; that’s a couple of hours you’ll never get back. ‘Why Rob?’ I hear you cry – ‘have you seen it, falling on the sword of rubbishness for all of us?’ I have not. And though my opinions on films I haven’t seen tend to be strong (Twilight […]

A note on Mark Strong’s wonderful knack for villainy

Mark Strong is far too strong to just play villains, so I’m thankful for Tinker Tailor Soldier Spy and, even more virtuously, the voice of the Borrower Dad in Arrietty.   But he is, nonetheless, our finest go-to villain currently, like Alan Rickman or Claude Rains before him – and he’s great at it. Without […]