Simran Virdee

Simran Virdee has written 12 articles for Nouse

Review: Silence

Simran Virdee considers Silence, Scorsese’s latest offering

TV Review: Game of Thrones – Series 6 Episode 9: ‘Battle of the Bastards’

★★★★★ It’s Game of Thrones. It’s episode 9. It’s called ‘Battle of the Bastards’. I think it was safe to…

TV Review: Game of Thrones – Series 6 Episode 1: ‘The Red Woman’

The first episode of series six is not one of the best episodes of Game of Thrones to date, but it does lay a solid foundation for the episodes to come, says Simran Virdee

Nouse Devours the Oscars Day 13: Cinematography

Simran Virdee wonders if Emmanuel Lubezki is headed towards a third consecutive Oscar

Review: The Revenant

Simran Virdee praises the immervie nature of The Revenant, calling it a cold, bleak, desolate, painful and overwhelming assault on the senses

The Best of 2015 in Television

Liam Dooley, Lauren McNeilage, Fraser McHale, Simran Virdee and Sophie Worning choose their favourite 2015 TV shows

Review: The Hateful Eight

Simran Virdee praises the script while bemoaning the lack of his usually innovative filmmaking, in the first of three reviews of The Hateful Eight

Review: Macbeth

Kurzel’s film adaption of Macbeth truly lives up to the beauty and power of the original play, says Simran Virdee

TV Review: This is England ’90 – Episode 1

This first episode does not quite live up to what we expect from the This is England franchise, but it isn’t entirely unredeemable either, says Simran Virdee

Review: Legend

Tom Hardy is becoming such a legendary actor that for this gangster film they chose to cast him twice, says Simran Virdee

Review: Mission: Impossible – Rogue Nation

Tom Cruise’s latest outing as Ethan Hunt provides amazing action sequences without wasting too much time trying to amend the franchise’s record, says Simran Virdee

Exceedingly Goodfellas

Is Martin Scorsese’s Goodfellas the greatest gangster film ever made? On its 25th anniversary, Simran Virdee takes another look at the rise and fall of Henry Hill