WE OWN THIS CITY Based on a true story and a subsequent book, this is a compact, thoughtful and passionate indictment of police and political corruption. Jon Bernthal's soulful and self-destructive performance gives the whole story a raw and rugged authenticity. It is a considered production with the same melancholy wisdom as The Wire. THE … Continue reading Watching and Reading.
Moon Witch, Spider King. Brutal, earthy and poignant. James' ongoing Night Star trilogy goes back to events before the first book, and the single protagonist, Solonga, the eponymous Moon Witch is compelling and complex as any character in fiction. The patois James uses for her has a gorgeous rhythm to it, and the story itself … Continue reading What I’ve Been Reading and Watching
Here are my previous appearances if you're curious as to what I sound like. https://www.stitcher.com/show/horrorscreams-podcast/episode/horrorscreams-podcast-episode-12-its-all-about-the-king-stephen-king-78007374 https://www.stitcher.com/show/horrorscreams-podcast/episode/horrorscreams-podcast-episode-14-john-carpenter-the-thing-79744267 If you prefer Spotify, then the show is also available here: https://open.spotify.com/episode/6mWLX5rHkDMRIAPzi5yMv8?si=RBjy-FjRRJ2WpcF7rabvvA If you're a fan of Stephen King, then learn about his films, books and his literary influence on a handsome, modest author. https://open.spotify.com/episode/0K6ER842xeLttyC0coowcq?si=4fyyePixQr6NmDENUwez6w In these fractious times, … Continue reading Listening To The Sound Of My Voice
I've started writing for Horror Screams Video Vault, and you can find my first article here. https://www.horrorscreamsvideovault.co.uk/2020/12/rec-returns-in-4k-in-january-2021-from-arrow-video.html
It was my pleasure to enjoy a second appearance on the show. We talked about The Thing, then went into a conversation about John Carpenter's filmography. It was, as always, a fun and engaging conversation with Steven and Sarah. HORRORSCREAMS PODCAST: Episode 14 - John Carpenter & THE THING (buzzsprout.com)