My thoughts on the things I've been doing, watching, reading and playing.

June 2, 2017

It barely took five minutes for me to fall in love with this film. Perhaps I'm overly sentimental, overly sensitive but I found it to be enthralling. Watching a fearless little girl be inspired to be a hero by the women around her was just utterly brilliant and the her...

April 10, 2017

I feel like everyone involved with this needs a nice pat on the back, a congratulations but then to be asked "What else can you do?"

Because this film, as lovely and as impressive as it is, is just a fan-film. Someone really liked the original animation and wondered wha...

April 9, 2017

As a young child I loved the Power Rangers, or more accurately the Mighty Morphin' Power Rangers. I was part of the generation that was told by our headteacher we weren't allowed to play Power Rangers at lunchtime for fear of someone getting hurt. If you want a real in...

April 9, 2017

Free Fire feels like the result of a clear vision, expert planning and a lot of patience. It's quite reminiscent of Tarantino's Reservoir Dogs and a lot like a stage play. To keep track of where all the various characters are, who can see who, who's been shot, how much...

April 7, 2017

Get Out is a film that will have a legacy that stretches far beyond itself. Not only is it going to have a place as an important film text but it's going to be cited as a critical academic text. Many essays, articles and think pieces will be drawing upon Jordan Peele's...

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