If I Could Travel To An Alternate Universe, It Would Be One Where James Cameron Never Made Avatar

No, this isn’t an Avatar-bashing blog post, despite the title. Rather I see the following words as an exploration of a missed opportunity. A few days ago someone asked a … Continue reading If I Could Travel To An Alternate Universe, It Would Be One Where James Cameron Never Made Avatar

If I Could Write… Deadpool!

Talk about an odd journey to the big screen! After all, how often do you get a movie greenlit based entirely on positive reactions to illegally leaked test footage? But … Continue reading If I Could Write… Deadpool!

The Short View – Alien: Night Shift (2019) / Alien: Ore (2019)

For a look at the previous two shorts, Alien: Containment and Alien: Specimen, click here. Synopsis: When a missing space trucker (Tanner Rittenhouse) is discovered hungover and disoriented, his co-worker … Continue reading The Short View – Alien: Night Shift (2019) / Alien: Ore (2019)

The Short View – Alien: Containment (2019) / Alien: Specimen (2019)

I love this. Say what you will about the now defunct 20th Century Fox and their past treatment of the Alien franchise; but the way they’ve chosen to celebrate the … Continue reading The Short View – Alien: Containment (2019) / Alien: Specimen (2019)

Review: Captain Marvel (2019) – Spectacular Space Adventure With A Subpar Story

Minor spoilers for Guardians of the Galaxy and Memento True be told, I think Captain Marvel might be the first female-led superhero film I’ve seen since 1984’s Supergirl. To be fair … Continue reading Review: Captain Marvel (2019) – Spectacular Space Adventure With A Subpar Story

My Top 10 Most Notable Films of 2018

Apologies folks. While I am a little late in posting my list of movies for 2018, that’s pretty much what comes about when this entire blogging thing is technically a … Continue reading My Top 10 Most Notable Films of 2018

Creed II And The Perils of A Too Sympathetic Antagonist

Spoilers for Rocky III & IV, Journeyman (2017), Southpaw (2015), Creed (2015) and Creed II (2018) When we talk about equality or diversification, we generally use said phrases in reference … Continue reading Creed II And The Perils of A Too Sympathetic Antagonist

Review – I Used To Be Normal: A Boyband Fangirl Story (2018)

Author’s Note: I contributed to this film’s Kickstarter. A few years ago, during the sparkle of the Twilight books and the erotic stylings of the 50 Shades of Grey series, … Continue reading Review – I Used To Be Normal: A Boyband Fangirl Story (2018)

Review: Profile (2018) – The Darkside of Journalism [BFI London Film Festival 2018]

When you think about the sort of people that put their lives on the line for the greater good, those working in journalism probably don’t immediately come to mind. Alas, the … Continue reading Review: Profile (2018) – The Darkside of Journalism [BFI London Film Festival 2018]

Review: Green Book (2018) – Driving Miss Daisy With A Musical Touch [BFI London Film Festival 2018]

As a director builds their body of work, it generally becomes easier to recognise their style and understand their preferences. That’s why, for the average film fan, there are certain … Continue reading Review: Green Book (2018) – Driving Miss Daisy With A Musical Touch [BFI London Film Festival 2018]

Review: Tracks (2018) – An Uproarious Backpack Through Europe [Raindance Film Festival 2018]

What is the history of Europe if not a constant cycle of relationship breakdowns followed by conflict? While I doubt British indie filmmaker Jamie Patterson had this in mind when … Continue reading Review: Tracks (2018) – An Uproarious Backpack Through Europe [Raindance Film Festival 2018]