Moment #14: Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid (1969)

I’ve finally figured out the bicycle sequence in Butch Cassidy. Butch and Sundance are running away from the future. Literally.


Moment #13: Mr. Holmes (2015)

Ian McKellen plays the famous detective at 93, long retired to a house on the south coast. Holmes as a study in the dying of the light.

Moment #12: Saving Mr. Banks (2013)

I’d expected this to be more sentimental than it was. P.L.Travers never forgave Walt Disney for his version of Mary Poppins because he’d trampled on her childhood.


The dangers of snap elections

Gordon Brown dithered about a snap election and decided against. Theresa May vacillated then called one. Who made the better decision?