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?
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
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
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
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
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
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
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)
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?
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
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)
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]