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Kingsman: The Secret Service (6/10)

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Another comic-book adaptation? Yep. A Very Stylish One too! The plot is not all that relevant but here you go: street kid gets recruited into secret spy agency Kingsman and things happen.

It is at heart a grand spoof of the old Bond movies from Roger Moore’s days – but updated to today’s standards of action and visual spectacle – or maybe even setting some new standards at that.

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The Theory of Everything (8.5/10)

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Let me first say it is a beautiful movie. A biopic about Stephen Hawking it is not however.

I wasn’t expecting a science class, but I was expecting just a bit more of the scientific insights that make this man brilliant to come through in the movie – but they don’t. But, once you accept that and experience it as a romanticised story of the relationship between Hawking and his first wife Jane, it delivers.

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