Edgar Wright first came to most people’s attention with his Cornetto trilogy: Shaun of the Dead (2004), Hot Fuzz (2007) and The World’s End (2013). In-between, he threw in a … Continue reading Baby Driver: the musical that wasn’t
You wake on cracked earth. Your entire body feels chapped and hurts.
What happened? You remember drinks, cards and a casino.
The blank page; the bane of a fledgling writer. You stare in vain, willing your brain to dredge up an idea that lights up. But nothing good comes. So you … Continue reading Seeking inspiration in the wrong places
Ronnie and Reggie. They almost sound sweet don’t they? Like Bill and Ben the flower pot men. But they’re not. Far from it. Ronald and Reginald Kray were possibly the … Continue reading Legend: Hardy gives us both barrels
Will Smith is a movie star. An A-lister. Granted he’s been off his game lately, but he’s not done with the box office yet. And Margot Robbie is a rising … Continue reading Focus: Smith and Robbie zing but the plot falls flat
What is it with American teenagers? Guns, drugs, crime. Sound good right? Well, some of these movies are true tales, and take it that little bit too far.
The first season of a new show based on a film could go one of two ways… obviously. In that it could sink like a soggy souffle or it could … Continue reading Fargo: first season review
When mentioning that I was going to see The Place Beyond the Pines I referred to it as ‘the latest Ryan Gosling movie’, which is fair, given the trailer. However, … Continue reading The Place Beyond The Pines…Schenectady
I’ve had a disastrous morning. Not the most upbeat way to start a post, but hang in there. I dropped a full jar of honey on the floor which shattered. … Continue reading Ben Affleck: a directorial phoenix emerges!