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GaryGreenScreen

Freelance film critic.
GaryGreenScreen has written 482 posts for FilmOnTrial

THE FILM JOURNAL | May 2017

I look back at the films and TV shows I watched in the previous month, whether they were brand new, or simply unknown to me before. Dates are by UK release, and include releases straight to DVD and VOD. § § ☆ Unmissable Those pieces of work that prove cinema is one of humanity’s better endeavours. … Continue reading

THE FILM JOURNAL | April 2017

I look back at the films and TV shows I watched in the previous month, whether they were brand new, or simply unknown to me before. Dates are by UK release, and include releases straight to DVD and VOD. § § ☆ Unmissable Those pieces of work that prove cinema is one of humanity’s better endeavours. … Continue reading

THE FILM JOURNAL | March 2017

I look back at the films and TV shows I watched in the previous month, whether they were brand new, or simply unknown to me before. Dates are by UK release, and include releases straight to DVD and VOD. § § ☆ Unmissable Those pieces of work that prove cinema is one of humanity’s better endeavours. … Continue reading

THE FILM JOURNAL | February 2017

I look back at the films and TV shows I watched in the previous month, whether they were brand new, or simply unknown to me before. Dates are by UK release, and include releases straight to DVD and VOD. § § ☆ Unmissable Those pieces of work that prove cinema is one of humanity’s better endeavours. … Continue reading

THE FILM JOURNAL | January 2017

I look back at the films and TV shows I watched in the previous month, whether they were brand new, or simply unknown to me before. Dates are by UK release, and include releases straight to DVD and VOD. § § ☆ Unmissable Those pieces of work that prove cinema is one of humanity’s better endeavours. … Continue reading

THE GREEN-LIGHT | Split and M. Night Shyamalan’s terribly exciting promise

 § § ‘Like most Shyamalan films – The Sixth Sense, The Village, even The Visit – a lot of hype surrounds the twist at the movie’s end. But that hype is next-level, for the ‘twist’ is of a different ilk to the director’s previous plot U-turns.’ — — Read at Flickreel. — — Follow the editor @GaryGreenScreen … Continue reading

THE GREEN-LIGHT | My long, torturous relationship with Trainspotting

 § § ‘In the lead-up to its bonkers-looking sequel, everyone I’ve spoken to seems to love Trainspotting, and so they should. But twenty-one years after its first release, approximately ten years since my first viewing of it, and two months since my re-watch, why don’t I love it too?’ — — Read at Flickreel. — — … Continue reading

The Green-Light | Rogue One’s Greatest Gift

 § § ‘Stakes. They’ve been missing from our blockbusters for a while. When was the last superhero movie you saw that killed off its characters? I felt rather sure of myself going into last year’s Captain America: Civil War that one of its heroes was going to kick the bucket. But I had a nagging … Continue reading

The Green-Light | Why Silence could be Martin Scorsese’s best film

 § § ‘Yes, the title to this piece alone invites controversy. How could any film directed by Martin Scorsese possibly be better than the likes of Taxi Driver, Raging Bull, or Goodfellas? My answer is simple: Jesus.’ — — Read at Flickreel. — — Follow the editor @GaryGreenScreen —

Ranking every single summer blockbuster since 1977

 § § ‘But was 2016 really this bad? Was this the end-point that the endless cycle of sequels and remakes – which have been doing well up until now – had been heading for all along? There was only one way to find out: track every summer movie release from 2016 back to where it … Continue reading

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