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Reviewing my November reads

I thought that because we’d be without the internet for 2-3 weeks, I’d more than exceed my list for November. As it turns out, I completed it but that was about it. Moving house takes up a lot of time. Reviews below… The Vorhh (Book One) – Brian Catling I don’t often get book recommendations.…… Continue reading Reviewing my November reads

Film Talk · Making a case for... · Uncategorized

Making a case for…Lucky Number Slevin

My last one was around Elizabethtown, which feels like a harder sell as it has so much negative press. I don’t feel it’s such a tough convincing case required for Lucky Number Slevin, but perhaps a case of it not being as seen or appreciated as it could be. Warning: It’s a tough film to…… Continue reading Making a case for…Lucky Number Slevin

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Looking back on… The Nightmare Before Christmas

My guest writing piece on the wonderful as part of the Looking back on… series. The Nightmare Before Christmas (1993) Directed by: Henry Selick Starring: Danny Elfman, Chris Sarandon, Catherine O’Hara, William Hickey, Glenn Shadix, Ken Page Written by Helen Twitter | Web… Source: Looking back on… The Nightmare Before Christmas


Cult Films: Trying to be a cool kid (2001: A Space Odyssey)

In the interest of honesty, I’d not seen this before. I know, I know. I think I’ve said before that I wasn’t really interested in ‘old’ films growing up, so I missed out on a lot. In the last ten years I’ve taken steps to correct that, but there’s so much to cover. Kubrick is…… Continue reading Cult Films: Trying to be a cool kid (2001: A Space Odyssey)