Top 10 superhero films of the last decade

We’re living in a time of caped crusaders, masked vigilantes, mutants with god complexes… anyway, you get the idea. Plucking a time period of the last ten years out the air to give this thing some parameters, here are my favourites, along with my reasons why. 10. Thor (2011) Deciding that you’re going to stick… Continue reading Top 10 superhero films of the last decade

Masks in movies: the weird, wacky and horrific

‘No man, for any considerable period, can wear one face to himself and another to the multitude, without finally getting bewildered as to which may be the true.’ Nathaniel Hawthorne, The Scarlet Letter Masks are fascinating. We all wear masks – of a sort – every day. It’s rare to meet a completely open person.… Continue reading Masks in movies: the weird, wacky and horrific

Warm out today, warm yesterday – blisters on me fingers

Hmm, seems summer has come to an end. Well, it’s no longer over 30 degrees anyway. Twas a good heatwave, the length of which this country hasn’t seen in quite some time. To pay tribute to the crazy climate, I’ve compiled my favourite cinematic moments linked to heat. Mix yourself a mohito, sit back, read… Continue reading Warm out today, warm yesterday – blisters on me fingers