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

Review: Saint Judy (2018) – The Erin Brockovich of Immigration [Raindance Film Festival 2018]

I don’t think it’s too controversial to say that, over the past two years, the United States’ immigration policies have taken quite a drastic turn. The famous words inscribed at … Continue reading Review: Saint Judy (2018) – The Erin Brockovich of Immigration [Raindance Film Festival 2018]

The Short View: The Iron Village (1973) – A Lost Naval Documentary Comes To The Surface

Synopsis: The Iron Village takes a short look at the lives and work of the thousands of men serving aboard the British aircraft carrier, HMS Ark Royal. Running Time: 34 … Continue reading The Short View: The Iron Village (1973) – A Lost Naval Documentary Comes To The Surface

Review: King of Thieves (2018) – A Heist Hardly Worth Watching

For those of you that live outside the U.K. it may be hard to comprehend why the Hatton Garden Safe Deposit burglary in 2015 struck such a cord with the British psyche. … Continue reading Review: King of Thieves (2018) – A Heist Hardly Worth Watching

The Short View: G is for Gun (2018) – A Grim Look Into The Arming of American Teachers

Author’s Note: I contributed to this short film’s Kickstarter Campaign. Official Synopsis: G is for Gun is a thirty-minute documentary film exploring the highly controversial trend of armed faculty and staff … Continue reading The Short View: G is for Gun (2018) – A Grim Look Into The Arming of American Teachers

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?

Review: Tag (2018) – A Childish True Story That Evokes Plenty of Fun

“Based on a true story” is hardly an unfamiliar tag for a movie, but usually it’s restricted to the dramatic types that the Academy Awards enjoy orgasming over every year. … Continue reading Review: Tag (2018) – A Childish True Story That Evokes Plenty of Fun

Review: The Final Year (2017) – Politics In A More Civilised Age

While the similarities between a successful documentary and a successful fiction film are too numerous to list, one shared aspect is a portrayal of either conflict or drama. Doesn’t matter … Continue reading Review: The Final Year (2017) – Politics In A More Civilised Age

Review: Fuck You Pay Me (2018) – A Play at the Waterloo Vaults [VAULT Festival 2018]

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 Review: Fuck You Pay Me (2018) – A Play at the Waterloo Vaults [VAULT Festival 2018]

Theatre Review: Fuck You Pay Me (2018) – A Play at the Waterloo Vaults [VAULT Festival 2018]

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]

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)