Category Archive: Film

The Good, The Bad, and the Better-off Forgotten: Film Adaptations

 The Good: Silence of the Lambs(1991) Jonathan Demme’s 1991 adaptation of Robert Harris’s chilling psychological murder mystery showcases Anthony Hopkins in what was not only one of his most chilling and memorable performances,… Continue reading

Whoa Whoa Whoa She’s a Lady

Right now in our current climate I think it’s fair to say that “Feminism” has become an incredibly scary and taboo word. To be honest with you, it’s often a word I shy… Continue reading

‘The Batman Chronicles’ – How the Joker Saved Gotham.

Recently I wrote a blog post about why we should all leave Batman alone for a while, and while I stand by that for Hollywood, a recent web series entitled ‘The Batman Chronicles’… Continue reading

The Rise of the Planet of the Unlikable Protagonist

While watching this year’s Oscars I couldn’t help but notice the abundance of unlikable protagonists, particularly considering the winners of the Best Actor and Actress categories. Matthew McConaughey plays an extremely unlikable character… Continue reading

Louis C.K: Stand-Up and Its Place in Hollywood

For someone whose acting credits have previously included ‘man wearing Richard Nixon Mask’, ‘Sneezing Man’ and ‘Apple Tree’, outrageous comedian Louis C.K’s most recent ventures in to movie acting have been pretty awesome.… Continue reading

Why Batman Should Be Left Alone (For Now)

As it stands we are currently in a Renaissance of comic book movies with the Avengers, The Justice League, Superman, Spiderman, X-Men, Green Lantern, and hell, even Ant Man, set to continue gracing… Continue reading

Filthy Gorgeous

As I write this in the darkened cabin of a very long flight at what must be around 7 in the morning, I am finding it increasingly difficult to fully understand the feelings… Continue reading

Sudden but Inevitable Whedon Post

It’s safe to say that Joss Whedon is somewhat of a Sci-fi cult kingpin; from his still incredibly popular Buffy the Vampire Slayer, which has been on numerous Top 100 Best TV Show… Continue reading

Sin City: A Dame to Kill For

Yesterday saw the release of the first full-length trailer for Robert Rodriguez’s sequel to 2005’s Sin City. So what can we expect from this second installment? Well we’re joining the storylines of Marv,… Continue reading

Man of Steel aka Man of God

I have previously explored my issues with Superman as a superhero on this blog; I’ve always found him a bit too holier than now, and way too divine for my liking. In my… Continue reading