Film has long been an addiction and instrumental in forming some of the friendships and relationships that are of most importance to me. Film has influenced the language that I use, the books that I read and the music that I listen to. Most of all, film has been there for me at pivotal moments […]Read more "My Life in Film #14"
“It’s not what you say, it’s the way you say it!” If I had a shiny new pound coin for every time I’d heard that, I’d be a rich, rich man. Trouble is, it’s not exactly accurate is it? Great dialogue transcends both the performance and the film from whence it came and has the […]Read more "Totes Quotes"
My idols are dead and my enemies are in power. Oh, this song’s about me, my life, my hate. Whether a corporate sell out or a manufactured band, whether fallen on black days or in the end, so numb. Each song a suicide note, each chorus cries for help. We punch the air and sing […]Read more "Middle age: The new 27"
Welcome to Take Two, the series that’s big enough to hold up its hands and say “I was wrong.” From your first watch to your second, has a movie gone from marvelous to meh? Has an initial viewing ever left you cold, only to later warm the cockles of your heart? Have you ever been […]Read more "Mulholland Drivel Or Mulholland Thrive? Lynch Gets The Take Two Treatment"
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Edgar Wright. Everything he touches turns to fried gold. Right? When your CV includes cult comedy classic Spaced, the genre-defying Cornetto Trilogy and the inimitable Scott Pilgrim vs The World, anything short of amazing feels like a disappointment. This is the feeling of anticipation that accompanies Baby Driver, the director’s first feature since his fall out from Ant […]Read more "Film review – Baby Driver"