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The Lady in the Van (5/10)

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‘The Lady in the Van’ was Mary Shepherd (Maggie Smith), an elderly vagrant living in her van in the streets of Camden in the 1970s and 80s. She came to live in Alan Bennett’s (Alex Jennings) driveway for some fifteen years. The movie tells the story of how Mary came to live, in her van, in Alan’s garden, and in a slow and roundabout way also discloses how she ended up living her autumn years in that van in the first place.

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Survivor (4/10)

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Pierce Brosnan plays ‘The Watchmaker’, a ruthless killer who is out to take out Mila Jovovich’ Security Director as she may foil a terrorist attack being plotted…

The movie is basically one big chase between the two. But the way they go about everything they each do makes so little sense for supposed experts in their fields that it undermines the whole movie… They seem each to choose the hardest and least logical route to do anything and everyting.

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