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

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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: Aftermath (2017) – A Great Dramatic Performance From The Governator

There’s no argument that, for probably the rest of human history, Arnold Schwarzenegger will be remembered purely as an action star. And quite rightly too. There aren’t too many actors … Continue reading Review: Aftermath (2017) – A Great Dramatic Performance From The Governator

Review: The Mercy (2018) – A Touching Performance By Colin Firth

There are currently 7.6 billion people living on planet Earth. But what that number also represents are the 7.6 billion stories out there for us to listen to. Old or … Continue reading Review: The Mercy (2018) – A Touching Performance By Colin Firth

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)

“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

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]