My Attempt To Write A Simpsons Episode And A Few Other Experiences

You know, looking back it’s kind of laughable that my original intention for this blog was to write about my screenwriting career. In two years I’ve written a grand total … Continue reading My Attempt To Write A Simpsons Episode And A Few Other Experiences

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Why The Academy Must Start Rewarding Stunt Work In Movies

Most of you have probably never heard of 77-year-old Terry Leonard. But with nearly 150 credits to his name, chances are you’ve seen him on screen. Well, maybe not his … Continue reading Why The Academy Must Start Rewarding Stunt Work In Movies

Directing Guardians of the Galaxy: Vol 3 – Who’s Getting The Gig?

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?

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The Dark Knight: 10 Years Later – Still The Greatest Comic Book Movie Ever Made, But It Leaves A Bitter Legacy

Author’s Note: Spoilers for The Dark Knight, Seven, Star Trek Into Darkness, Skyfall and The Avengers I’m going to let you in on a little secret. Back in 2008 I was so … Continue reading The Dark Knight: 10 Years Later – Still The Greatest Comic Book Movie Ever Made, But It Leaves A Bitter Legacy

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!

Hate Marvel? Still Want To See Infinity War And Have It Make Sense? Help Is At Hand!

[Spoilers for all movies in the Marvel Cinematic Universe!] Hello there, my oddly photogenic Caucasian friend! What seems to trouble you today? *sigh* I really want to arrange a trip … Continue reading Hate Marvel? Still Want To See Infinity War And Have It Make Sense? Help Is At Hand!

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)

My Top 15 Most Notable Films of 2017

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

“It’s All About The Magic” – The Story Behind Every Father Christmas

Author’s Note: This article isn’t the usual pop culture stuff I put out, but I felt it was an interesting topic considering the seasonal period! If there’s one thing that … Continue reading “It’s All About The Magic” – The Story Behind Every Father Christmas

Some Questions That Come To Mind After Seeing Star Wars: The Last Jedi

Spoilers for Star Wars: The Force Awakens & The Last Jedi Well, after waiting for two years, I have to confess that I was quite impressed by The Last Jedi. … Continue reading Some Questions That Come To Mind After Seeing Star Wars: The Last Jedi

Sundance, Here We Come!

For those of you that have only been following my blog for a few months, you may not be aware that I actually started this endeavour in order to promote … Continue reading Sundance, Here We Come!