My favourite movies that deal with… Time

Here’s a thing. I recently watched Midnight In Paris and noticed that time travel drove the story along at a gentle pace. Which got me thinking; filmmakers use time as a plot device like, a lot. And why not? It shapes our existence, it may as well shape our storytelling mediums too. This made me… Continue reading My favourite movies that deal with… Time

Top 10 performances of Bill Paxton

Coulson goes on the attack to save Skye - enlisting the aid of Ward's former S.O. John Garrett (Bill Paxton) and uncovers shocking truths about his own life and S.H.I.E.L.D., on 'Marvel's Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.' Televised on Tuesday, March 4, 2014.

About a year or so ago I saw Bill Paxton in Nightcrawler, a rather excellent film starring Jake Gyllenhaal. It got me thinking that Paxton is a funny actor, in that he’s been around a long time (since the start of the ’80s), turns up fairly frequently, often delivering performances which elevate a scene or… Continue reading Top 10 performances of Bill Paxton

Team Gleeson: It’s a family affair

Whoosh, a wisp of fire. Fiery red hair to be precise. First came Brendan, entertaining us with many rambunctious performances (I say entertaining like he’s done, he’s going from strength to strength). Then came Domhnall, son of Brendan, himself having enjoyed a rather varied career up till now, spanning comedy, romance, action, quirky indies and… Continue reading Team Gleeson: It’s a family affair