You may have noticed that it's been a little while since my last Black Mirror review. That's because I operate under the wisdom of, 'if you don't have anything nice to say, don't say anything at all,' and unfortunately I have very little that's nice to say about Hang The DJ. That said, it's not … Continue reading Black Mirror: Hang The DJ Review (Spoilers!)
Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri is a dark comedy drama directed by Martin McDonagh and starring Frances McDormand, Woody Harrelson and Sam Rockwell. Mildred Hayes (McDormand) is grieving the loss of her daughter, who was raped and murdered seven months previously to the events of the film. As she drives home, she notices three billboards … Continue reading Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri Review
Despite obviously being shot in Iceland, it gave the feeling of perhaps being set somewhere in Scotland in a time where it's gained its independence and decided to change the driving system just to be different from the English.
The technology involved is perhaps one of the least plausible in the Series, but the themes it represents are, perhaps paradoxically, one of the most plausible. So, what happens, what do I think of it, and what does it all mean? Let's find out...
As with most Black Mirror episodes, we are presented here by a collection of morally grey characters. We are initially supposed to feel sympathy for Daly, who is unappreciated and socially awkward, but we later find that, given power, he is really quite repulsive.
SERIOUSLY, I CANNOT REVIEW THIS FILM WITHOUT REVEALING MAJOR SPOILERS, BUT IF YOU'VE COME HERE TO SEE IF YOU WANT TO SEE IT OR NOT, I HIGHLY RECOMMEND THAT YOU DO! Mother! is a psychological horror film written and directed by Darren Aronofsky (Pi, Requiem for A Dream, Black Swan) and starring Jennifer Lawrence and Javier … Continue reading Mother! Movie Review
I have been working for the last three months as a charity fundraiser, or chugger (charity mugger) as you may well know it. This job consists of standing on some high street during daylight hours trying to stop people and convince them to give some of their monthly paycheck in a direct debit to charity. … Continue reading Why I Hate Fundraising
If you keep up with me on social media, you will have noticed that since this time last year I've continually pushed back the release date of my third studio album, The Whisper And The Hurricane. You'll also have noticed that I suddenly stopped blogging in March. I now return with an immediate resolution to … Continue reading The Belated Release of The Whisper And The Hurricane
With all the hype surrounding this year's Best Picture Academy Award winner, I've given it a watch and thrown my two cents in! While Moonlight is one of the better films I've seen this year, I do have some problems with it. The first of which is how the story is told. The film actually … Continue reading Moonlight Movie Review
This is a short story; to learn more about the Whisper & The Hurricane short stories ans see the other entries; please click here. This story is an accompaniment to a song - to hear this song, click here. Waterlilies As he looked down on the city descending into chaos, Arthur felt an odd sense … Continue reading Waterlilies