The disgruntled demon

Dear well wishers and the general public, I have something to say. Heed my words without delay. I’ve had enough of this. I was born with a big red head and pointy horns which was tough growing up. Regularly scorned, mocked and abused you could find me in the gutter thinking, ‘This is ludicrous I… Continue reading The disgruntled demon

Exodus: Gods and Kings – a lengthy, CGI-driven letdown

I’ll tell you one thing about Christian Bale, the guy can rock a formidable beard when he wants to. It is telling when my first comment about Ridley Scott’s latest swords and sandals epic is a quip about Bale’s beard. Before I go on an extended rant of sorts it’s worth saying first, Exodus: Gods… Continue reading Exodus: Gods and Kings – a lengthy, CGI-driven letdown

Is Darren Aranofsky modern cinema’s Noah?

There’s no denying Darren Aranofsky is a unique filmmaker. Prior to Noah his most accessible work (if you can call it that) was probably The Wrestler followed by Black Swan, the latter which – let’s face it – had many moments of ‘out there’ insanity. Audiences expecting more of the former kind of storytelling will… Continue reading Is Darren Aranofsky modern cinema’s Noah?