Tag Archives: Movies

The Best Olympic Movies: List

For our more sports-inclined readers, the current Olympic season will be sixteen days of inspiring athleticism and sportsmanship. For us at Mr Rumsey’s, it’s a good excuse to revisit some favourite Olympic-themed films, both old and new. Olympia (1938) Helmed by the endlessly controversial, yet undeniably genius documentarian Leni Riefenstahl, this record of the 1936 […]

FrightFest Round-Up, Part Three: The Home-Invasion Invasion

Christian Robshaw looks at the home-invasion trend at this year’s FrightFest… One major trend over the last five years or so of horror films has been the home-invasion thriller, in which an upper-middle-class family is terrorised for no good reason by ne’er-do-wells, a classic nightmare. The plot set-up can be either non-existent, as in The […]

The Top Ten Films to See This August

Here’s our take on the ten most interesting looking films which reach UK cinemas this month… After another good month for film in July in which films like Love and Mercy and The Wonders were released we now settle down into August and everything it has to offer. We at Rumsey’s have sat down and compiled a list of the top […]

The Top Ten Films to See This July

Here’s my take on the ten most interesting looking films which reach UK cinemas this month… Last month panned out pretty well for films. Yes the public and critics alike were split on Jurrasic World but there were strong entries such as Slow West and Blood Cells to make up for it. We also had Spy which exceeded […]

The Top Ten Films to See This June

Here’s my take on the ten most interesting looking films which reach UK cinemas this month… As we head towards the midpoint of the year it’s good to look back on 2015 so far and see what a fantastic year it has been for film so far. We had the blistering Whiplash which I think […]

The Top Ten Films to See This March

Here’s my take on the ten most interesting looking films which reach UK cinemas this month… After the disappointment of Jupiter Ascending and the highs of The Duke of Burgundy it’s time to take a look at March is offering up for us. Now there’s a lot out there this month including Oscar wining dramas, animation, […]

The Top Ten Films to See This February

Today I discuss which films look like they’re worth seeing this month… So last month had a an incredible amount of interesting films to go and check out including Birdman, Whiplash and Inherent Vice. I think it’s fair to say we were spoilt for choice last month in the UK! But although things have naturally […]

The Top Ten Films to See This Month

Whilst winter here in England can be a magical, beautiful time of the year it’s also all too often cold, wet and frankly rather miserable. So, on those days when you want to escape from the weather and get lost in another world there are few better places to go than the cinema. And although […]

Bond 24 is named SPECTRE – cast and poster revealed!

That title tells us everything we need to know… the ultimate Bond villains are finally back! Whilst the title leaves little to the imagination regarding who our villains are going to be in Bond’s next offering, it does an awful lot in getting every Bond fan’s heart racing. It’s been a long time since we […]

Top Ten Remaining Films of 2013

Here’s my pick of the top ten remaining films left in 2013. Now I’m using the English release dates to form my list, so there’s is no ‘Wolf on Wall Street’ or ‘Under the Skin’ on here, as much as I’m really looking forward to both of those movies! In fact (just as an aside) […]