Here you’ll find my portraits of major artists and analysis of film trends as well as my annual review of the year in film.

JSHmoviestuff Review of 2014: “I’m with you till the end of the line”

Here are the movies that took me to the edge of my seat and beyond over the last 12 months.

Remembering Philip Seymour Hoffman

What a dazzling actor he was on screen.

JSHmoviestuff Review of 2013: “Reminds me of a story”

Here are the films that made my movie-going 12 months.

The new everyman you need to call on is Matt Damon

If you want a superb actor to play an everyman character, you need to look no further.

There are character actors and then there’s Peter Sarsgaard

If you want to see great acting, watch this amazing actor.

The comic/dramatic skills of Steve Carell

Get ready to be wowed by a more serious side from this brilliant actor.