Is There Really A Problem With The Simpsons’ Apu Nahasapeemapetilon?

I think like a great many of the world’s population, I just gradually stopped watching The Simpsons. Not because it did something offensive or wrong, but much like the old … Continue reading Is There Really A Problem With The Simpsons’ Apu Nahasapeemapetilon?

Review: Paddington 2 (2017) – Bears, Brilliance and Breathtaking Storytelling

I sometimes spend a few moments thinking about the many authors that did not live long enough to see their creations hit the big screen. People like William Marston, creator of … Continue reading Review: Paddington 2 (2017) – Bears, Brilliance and Breathtaking Storytelling

Review: Jigsaw (2017) – A Stodgy and Soulless Sequel

Author’s Note: Spoilers for the previous seven (yes seven!) Saw movies While I generally have no love for horror movies, the one exception is my adoration for the Saw franchise. … Continue reading Review: Jigsaw (2017) – A Stodgy and Soulless Sequel

Middle-Earth vs The Seven Kingdoms: A Night of Music at the London Palladium

When comparing the titanic successes of Lord of the Rings (LOTR) and Game of Thrones (GoT); there is no doubt that both franchises brought fantasy to the forefront of mainstream pop … Continue reading Middle-Earth vs The Seven Kingdoms: A Night of Music at the London Palladium

Review: Ingrid Goes West (2017) – A Tour De Force Performance From Aubrey Plaza

Over the past few decades the portrayal of those suffering from a mental health disorder has varied widely. You occasionally get films like It’s Kind of a Funny Story, which … Continue reading Review: Ingrid Goes West (2017) – A Tour De Force Performance From Aubrey Plaza

Review: Back Door To Hell (1964) – A Jack Nicholson Retrospective

Click here for the introduction and the first review in my Jack Nicholson Retrospective. My sincerest apologies to the four people that were flaying themselves in a noble attempt to … Continue reading Review: Back Door To Hell (1964) – A Jack Nicholson Retrospective

Review: Murder On The Orient Express (2017) – An Old School Star-Studded Mystery

I must say it feels like it’s been quite a while since the last movie with an all-star cast. It wasn’t always like this of course. For pretty much most … Continue reading Review: Murder On The Orient Express (2017) – An Old School Star-Studded Mystery

Review: Father of Lies (2017) – A Play at the Old Red Lion Theatre [London Horror Festival)

Screaming out from its blood red poster, Father of Lies states that their show is a cross between Making a Murderer and Rosemary’s Baby. Confident words. Words that would suggest … Continue reading Review: Father of Lies (2017) – A Play at the Old Red Lion Theatre [London Horror Festival)

Review: Blade Runner 2049 (2017) – Where The F**K Did Three Hours Of My Life Go?

Controversial opinion time! (as if there’s any other on the internet!) While it may go against general consensus, I don’t believe the original 1982 Blade Runner is a particularly good … Continue reading Review: Blade Runner 2049 (2017) – Where The F**K Did Three Hours Of My Life Go?

Review: Beyond Skyline (2017) – The Empire Strikes Back Of Sequels

While it’s true I deeply adore science-fiction in any form, even I have my limits. And watching the sequel to 2010’s Skyline wouldn’t just be stepping over those limits, as … Continue reading Review: Beyond Skyline (2017) – The Empire Strikes Back Of Sequels

Review: Thor: Ragnarok (2017) – It’s Hammer Time! (Without The Hammer)

Spoilers for Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2, Thor: The Dark World and Star Wars: The Empire Strikes Back. “unrelentingly serious” “a few jokes wouldn’t have gone amiss” “A cataclysm-caravan … Continue reading Review: Thor: Ragnarok (2017) – It’s Hammer Time! (Without The Hammer)

Review: The Men Who Made Frankenstein (2017) – A Play At The Old Red Lion Theatre [London Horror Festival]

Finding a new approach to classic stories has always been an arduous task for most modern storytellers. Because of this a great many writers may take on the challenge of … Continue reading Review: The Men Who Made Frankenstein (2017) – A Play At The Old Red Lion Theatre [London Horror Festival]