And here we are ladies and gents, the end of what has got to be the most interesting year of my life. I honestly wouldn’t have believed you if you … Continue reading My Top 12 Most Notable Films of 2016
[Spoilers for Passengers, 24 (TV Show), What Lies Beneath and No Country for Old Men.] You know what got me into storytelling? An episode of Star Trek. Specifically Season 5, … Continue reading My thoughts on Passengers (2016) and the art of storytelling
The Youtube age has been a wonderful thing for aspiring filmmakers. No longer do filmmakers have to struggle through the Hollywood system, battling against unseen prejudices and bigotry. Picking up … Continue reading My Review of Raiders! The Story of the Greatest Fan Film Ever Made (2015)
I hated The Force Awakens. Hated with a capital “H.” In terms of kicking off the return to the Star Wars universe, I felt that JJ Abrams had failed in … Continue reading My Review of Rogue One: A Star Wars Story (2016)
What a week! What… A… Week…. Man, it was super hard at some points, but I managed to push through all the obstacles in my way and do something I’ve … Continue reading Wow! Shot my first film, won 2 awards, shortlisted for a £15,000 grant and lost my virginity!
I often get infuriated by people that say writing a good female character is easy, because all you have to do is write a good male character and then change the … Continue reading My Review of The Edge of Seventeen (2016)
An excellent post from crippledscholar.wordpress.com on why Hollywood needs to double its efforts in the portrayals of Disabled People. Lately there has been a lot of news about how the … Continue reading How Technology Makes it Easier for the Film Industry to Discriminate Against Disabled People
The Home Alone movies are a strange bunch aren’t they? The ultimate example of parental abandonment and how the system is totally okay with not prosecuting rich white people! I … Continue reading If I Could Write… Home Alone!
Do you know who the highest earning dead celebrity of 2016 is? It’s Michael Jackson. He’s earned around $825 million, most of it coming from the sale of the Beatles … Continue reading Will some actors ever be allowed to die, or are they doomed to live forever?
Let’s be honest, body swap films generally tend to be fairly similar. Two people (either opposite genders or older/younger) swap bodies, a couple of humourous situations follow, then everything goes … Continue reading My Review of Your Name (2016)
2016 has been an interesting year as it has allowed me to watch several portrayals about the issue of autism. Ranging from the more realistic X/Y and Jack of the … Continue reading Review: Life, Animated (2016) – A Love Letter To Disney
One of my favourite stories to tell is the story of inspirations. Back in the 1960s it was pretty rare for a black person to be on scripted American TV; … Continue reading My Review of The Accountant (2016)