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
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!
There’s no doubt that, concidering society’s obsession with nostalgia, Hollywood studios are raiding more and more of their back catalogues to see whether any of it could be monetised. In … Continue reading Review: Jumanji: Welcome To The Jungle (2017) – Fun and Videogames In An Old-School Package
I was sort of in two minds when trying to decide whether this film was worth a watch. On the one hand, I love sci-fi. Any film about a guy … Continue reading Review: Naked (2017) – Yep, It’s Pretty Much Groundhog Day With Black People
Well that was rather unexpected! First broken by The Hollywood Reporter it seems that the original directors of the Han Solo movie, Phil Lord and Chris Miller, have decided to … Continue reading Who Could Be The New Director For The Han Solo Star Wars Spin-off?
Author’s Note: This article ended up being really long, so it’s split into two parts. Man, they really did try after Terminator 2, didn’t they? 3 Movies. 3 Sequels. And … Continue reading If I Could Write… Terminator! (Part 1)
Author’s Note: I contributed financially to this film’s Kickstarter All the way back in early 2014 I was surfing the various projects of Kickstarter when I came across one called … Continue reading Review: Being George Clooney (2016)
This review was originally published in September 2016 and has been updated to reflect its 2017 release in the UK. Minor Spoilers Follow I was lucky enough to see an … Continue reading My Review of Hacksaw Ridge (2017)
Did Damien Chazelle suffer a stroke at some point? Seriously, he made an excellent and critically acclaimed movie in Whiplash. A great script. A memorable villain. A stunning performance from … Continue reading Review: La La Land (2017)
[Spoilers for Passengers, 24 (TV Show), What Lies Beneath and No Country for Old Men.] You know what got me into storytelling? An episode of Star Trek. Specifically Season 5, … Continue reading My thoughts on Passengers (2016) and the art of storytelling
The Youtube age has been a wonderful thing for aspiring filmmakers. No longer do filmmakers have to struggle through the Hollywood system, battling against unseen prejudices and bigotry. Picking up … Continue reading My Review of Raiders! The Story of the Greatest Fan Film Ever Made (2015)
I hated The Force Awakens. Hated with a capital “H.” In terms of kicking off the return to the Star Wars universe, I felt that JJ Abrams had failed in … Continue reading My Review of Rogue One: A Star Wars Story (2016)