Short Film Ratings (2014-17 Films)
It’s been quite a while since my last Short Film Ratings, so I thought I’d watch some films that I have missed watching over the last few years for one reason or another. There’ll probably be another edition of this kind of post, or two, to come in the coming months. This edition contains The Big Short, Get Out, Kingsman: The Secret Service and Arrival.
2018: A Year in Books
A selection of stats to show the types of books I have been reading this year – plus it is another chance for me to create an infographic! 🙂
The Humpo Show End of Year Awards 
This is the second year of The Humpo Show End of Year Awards, where I celebrate my favourite films, books, bloggers and posts of the year. Continue reading
Short Film Ratings (Classic Edition #5)
The first classic edition of Short Film Ratings for quite a while, featuring short reviews of All the President’s Men, The Truman Show, The Ladykillers and A Few Good Men.
A Necessary Evil ★★★½
Genre(s) | Mystery, Historical Fiction, India
Goodreads Rating | 4.07
Humpo Show Rating | 3.55
Published: 2018 (Originally published in 2017 by Harvill Secker)
Captain Sam Wyndham and Sergeant Banerjee of Calcutta Police investigate the assassination of a Maharaja’s eldest son, and heir to the throne of Sambalpore. Their investigation takes them to the lavish kingdom, which contains the beautiful Palace of the Sun as well as observing the royalty that fund their lavish lifestyle with the fortunes brought to them by the diamond mines. Continue reading
Mission Impossible Films (Short Film Ratings)
The high-action film franchise is one of my favourites to watch. Tom Cruise is a great actor, and he is born for the role of Ethan Hunt. The stunts he performs are exceptional, the action is completed in such a fluid manner that makes it all come across as realistic and with great impact. Following up on my review of the recent release Mission: Impossible – Fallout, I have decided to do some short film ratings of the franchise as a whole.
Let me know how you would rank each film! Continue reading
Short Film Ratings (British Films)
In this edition of Short Film Ratings, the emphasis is very much on British films, including the biographical fiction drama Miss Potter, the heart-touching story of Goodbye My. Chips, the brilliantly cute Paddington, and a film fun of laughs, Death at a Funeral. Continue reading