Man of Steel is one of those films that, after walking out of the cinema, you’re not entirely sure what to make of it. I thought it was a good, highly enjoyable film, but there was still something that left me feeling a little disappointed afterwards. Walking back from the cinema, I started to dissect […]
Apologies for posting this late, blame ill health, but here we are once again, with my list of all the films I saw over the last 12 months. A brief overview - basically I keep track of all the films I watch (I’ve been doing this since 2006) on a monthly basis over the course of […]
Patrick Moore has been an almost constant presence on BBC TV in one way or another for the entirety of my lifetime. A very knowledgable person whose intellect and insight will be missed has now joined the stars with which he was so passionate about observing. RIP Sir Patrick Moore
I felt a great disturbance in the Force… as if millions of voices suddenly cried out in terror and were suddenly silenced. I fear something terrible has happened.
I totally understand the sentiment of “stop ruining classics” (which a lot of the originating films in the linked list could very well be considered to be), but you know what, it’s not actually ruining the originating film. I was all “stop raping my childhood” not long ago, but there’s been so many reboots and […]
New Sandman is coming! November 2013. I’m so excited by this.
In celebration of it’s release 30 years ago on the last weekend in June, here’s “Blade Runner” as you’ve never seen it before — created entirely from 3,285 aquarelle paintings, by Anders Ramsell.
Would you rather have a time machine you can’t control, or a spaceship you can? This was asked by someone on my Fb timeline. It’s an interesting question. And one I still find I’m having an internal debate about, despite living with the question for a few days now. With a time machine, you’re stuck […]
Jon Spaihts, screenwriter of Prometheus, on the benefits of working with a top-flight artist like Ridley Scott : “I’d go home, then come back the next morning, and on the wall there would be a four foot-wide painting of the scene I had talked about the night before,” he remembered. “That’s the luxury of working at […]