The nature of cinema is that cinematic trends rise and fall. Some, like the western, last for decades. And others, like the young adult book adaptations, only last for a … Continue reading Review: One Cut of the Dead (2018) – Hands Down The Funniest Film Of The Year [Arrow Video Frightfest 2018]
This whole high-profile firing of directors is becoming a thing, isn’t it? I refer, of course, to the recent firing of director and writer James Gunn from Guardians of the … Continue reading Directing Guardians of the Galaxy: Vol 3 – Who’s Getting The Gig?
Back in my review for Rampage I spoke a little about the concept of passion projects, and how far actors would go to try and get them made. And in most … Continue reading Review: The Happy Prince (2018) – An Exceptional Film, But Only If You’re Trilingual
You know, over the past 11 years I’ve worked in theatre, I have seen some astounding events in the West End. I’ve seen a show where it rained on stage … Continue reading Theatre Review: Fuck You Pay Me (2018) – A Play at the Waterloo Vaults [VAULT Festival 2018]
You know, in part one of my list I made what I thought was a minor topical joke about the current state of politics and the dangers of nuclear war. … Continue reading Some of My Most Anticipated Movies of 2018 (Part Two)
Well here we are again. The end of another 365-day journey around the sun. And it doesn’t feel like it was a particularly great year, was it? Even putting aside … Continue reading My Top 15 Most Notable Films of 2017
Taylor Sheridan is my God. Why? Because as I am an aspiring screenwriter, Sheridan’s work gives me hope for my own career. Just look at what he’s accomplished so far. … Continue reading Review: Wind River (2017) – A Captivating Clash Of Cold and Crime
Considering “cult films” are meant to be a rarity not appreciated by mainstream audiences, there sure are a lot of them! In fact, if you look at the collection of … Continue reading Review: The Disaster Artist (2017) – A Hilarious Comedy With Plenty Of Heart
Tragic news my friends. Just announced was the passing of George A. Romero, the man who kicked off the zombie genre. According to news reports, he passed away after a brief … Continue reading George A. Romero – Long Live The Father of the Zombie Movie!
Being that I’m in the middle of post-production for my own short film, I’ve recently gained a new sense of appreciation as to how difficult actually finishing a film can … Continue reading A Visit To The Sixth Annual British Animation Film Festival
Well that was rather unexpected! First broken by The Hollywood Reporter it seems that the original directors of the Han Solo movie, Phil Lord and Chris Miller, have decided to … Continue reading Who Could Be The New Director For The Han Solo Star Wars Spin-off?