Blackadder: The Original Pilot – They (Mostly) Got It Right The First Time!

Author’s Note: Apologies for the poor quality of the screenshots, but the footage from the original Blackadder pilot is 36 years old! Running from 1983-1989, Blackadder is, without a doubt, … Continue reading Blackadder: The Original Pilot – They (Mostly) Got It Right The First Time!

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Review: The Happy Prince (2018) – An Exceptional Film, But Only If You’re Trilingual

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

Review: Batman Ninja (2018) – The Dark Knight Meets The Power Rangers

It’s hard to think of another superhero that could potentially exist in multiple eras as brilliantly as Batman could. While it’s true there have been several examples of superheros existing … Continue reading Review: Batman Ninja (2018) – The Dark Knight Meets The Power Rangers

Theatre Review: Double Infemnity (2018) – A Play at the Waterloo Vaults [VAULT Festival 2018]

While I’m always eager to see new approaches to traditional storytelling, one of my biggest theatrical disappointments was when I went to see an all female version of Posh. Mainly … Continue reading Theatre Review: Double Infemnity (2018) – A Play at the Waterloo Vaults [VAULT Festival 2018]

Review: Darkest Hour (2017) – And The Award Goes To… Gary Oldman!

While you may not have heard of the official term, the underlying concept of “Twin Films” is probably something you’ve heard of. Generally speaking, it refers to two movies with very … Continue reading Review: Darkest Hour (2017) – And The Award Goes To… Gary Oldman!

Some of My Most Anticipated Movies of 2018 (Part Two)

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)

Some of My Most Anticipated Movies of 2018 (Part One)

When it comes down to it, 2018 might legitimately have a nuclear war started by a rogue tweet. And after millions are dead, the war would undoubtedly end with the … Continue reading Some of My Most Anticipated Movies of 2018 (Part One)

Review: 78/52 (2017) – An Interesting Slice of Hitchcock History

When I was younger I was quite the voracious reader. Everywhere I would go my mind would be engrossed in the pages of a good book. At dinner, on the … Continue reading Review: 78/52 (2017) – An Interesting Slice of Hitchcock History

Review: Professor Marston and the Wonder Woman (2017) – A Uniquely Wonderful 20th Century Love Story

While this might sound slightly stereotypical, I believe that, when looking at their overall work, each country around the world specialises in a certain type of film. For the Americans, … Continue reading Review: Professor Marston and the Wonder Woman (2017) – A Uniquely Wonderful 20th Century Love Story

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

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