Review: Naked (2017) – Yep, It’s Pretty Much Groundhog Day With Black People

I was sort of in two minds when trying to decide whether this film was worth a watch. On the one hand, I love sci-fi. Any film about a guy … Continue reading Review: Naked (2017) – Yep, It’s Pretty Much Groundhog Day With Black People

It May Have Taken Ten Years, But I Finally Have Closure On The Half-Life Saga

If you’ve been a long time reader of my blog, you’ll know that I have a special rule when it comes to watching TV shows: “I will not start a … Continue reading It May Have Taken Ten Years, But I Finally Have Closure On The Half-Life Saga

“There’s Nobody Left to Love Us” – A Review of My Life As A Courgette (2017)

There are arguably three ways to grab people’s attention when trying to promote a movie. Number one is to just have a great original idea. The second is to create … Continue reading “There’s Nobody Left to Love Us” – A Review of My Life As A Courgette (2017)

Review: What Happened to Monday? (2017) – A Netflix Sci-fi Original Film

I sort of feel that What Happened to Monday (WHtM) has had the odds stacked against it from the very beginning. As it’s a film primarily about one actress playing … Continue reading Review: What Happened to Monday? (2017) – A Netflix Sci-fi Original Film

Review: Captain Underpants: The First Epic Movie (2017)

Alright, lets get the obvious out of the way. Yes, I’m a thirty year old man who went to see a Captain Underpants movie. Yes, I went alone. Yes, there … Continue reading Review: Captain Underpants: The First Epic Movie (2017)

A Look Back at The Oldest Surviving Sherlock Holmes Movie (1916)

The number of influential pieces of British literature is almost limitless. Hundreds of stories across the centuries have been studied, disseminated and adapted by millions across the world. So when … Continue reading A Look Back at The Oldest Surviving Sherlock Holmes Movie (1916)

Review: He Shoots! He Scores! (2017) – A Play at the Above The Stag Theatre

What in god’s name is a gay musical? My exact words when being told about the most recent show playing at the Above the Stag Theatre. But woe be me … Continue reading Review: He Shoots! He Scores! (2017) – A Play at the Above The Stag Theatre

Review: In This Corner of The World (2017) – Japan in the Shadow of The Atomic Bomb

(Mild spoilers for Grave of the Fireflies) The thing about world cinema is that we in the UK generally only get the most commercial products put into our cinemas. After … Continue reading Review: In This Corner of The World (2017) – Japan in the Shadow of The Atomic Bomb

Review: Black Beauty in Irons (2017) – A Play at the Etcetera Theatre (Camden Fringe 2017)

It’s sometimes quite difficult to tell how accepting society is of BDSM and its related lifestyles. On the one hand, the Maggie Gyllenhall staring Secretary, and the book sensation 50 Shades of … Continue reading Review: Black Beauty in Irons (2017) – A Play at the Etcetera Theatre (Camden Fringe 2017)

Review: Is Valerian And The City Of A Thousand Planets as Unwieldy as its Title Suggests?

While Marvel and DC rule the roost in the United States, that same kind of comic domination isn’t quite as prevalent in other parts of the world. I myself grew … Continue reading Review: Is Valerian And The City Of A Thousand Planets as Unwieldy as its Title Suggests?

Review: Land of Mine (2017) – Denmark’s Post-WWII Secret

Over the years I have learnt that if you choose to attend a film festival, don’t waste time going to see the big (or even middle) budget Hollywood movies. Whether … Continue reading Review: Land of Mine (2017) – Denmark’s Post-WWII Secret