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 Some 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 Review: Raiders! The Story of the Greatest Fan Film Ever Made (2015) – A Fan Film To End All Fan Films
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 Review: Rogue One: A Star Wars Story (2016) – A Hapless, But Honourable Prequel
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 Review: The Edge of Seventeen (2016) – A Hilarious Insight Into Teenage Trials And Tribulations
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 Review: Your Name (2016) – A Terrific Coming-of-Age Time-Travelling Tale
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 Review: The Accountant (2016) – A Solid, If Not Entirely Believable Thriller