With the triumphant advent of The Dark Knight Rises , it will be a very long time indeed before Christopher Nolan can no longer be described as the titan of his genre; in every respect, this work stands head and shoulders above its competitors. Rivalled solely by Marvel’s incredible Avengers Assemble, the Batman trilogy is brought to a wholly disturbing, yet graceful close in one of the strongest presentations of our generation.
What a set of lungs, young lady.
So, who’s already too hot? Air-conditioned museums looking like a better and better option? Yeah, us too – add in some gin, and we’re THERE. Therefore, this TGIM is our request that you run along to the 007 exhibition at the Barbican before the Olympics start and the place is riddled with bemused Japanese tourists asking you to hold their Union Jack bumbags and take photos of them with every cracked floor tile they come across.
A Bollywood romp around the West End, Cocktail is far more style than substance – glossy London cityscapes, an incredible soundtrack and staggeringly attractive characters abound while the Indian family dynamic, as always, lends a heartwarming core to a tale as old as time. Unfortunately, despite their best efforts, it’s impossible to ignore that Cocktail is actually completely mental.
One day, we’ll remember Thor has a real name. That day is not today.