Black Panther – Review

(Thought I'd try something a little different)Marvel Studios introduced the character in Captain America: Civil War where T'Challa, prince of the African nation Wakanda appears as a force of relative antagonism. The movie Black Panther expands on the character, and the presence of Wakanda to tell a story which is only tangential to the ongoing … Continue reading Black Panther – Review

The End Of The Affair (Quote)

I loved this film, beautifully filmed and devastating. This scene struck me in particular. Sarah: Love doesn't end, just because we don't see each other. Maurice Bendrix: Doesn't it? Sarah: People go on loving God, don't they? All their lives. Without seeing him. Maurice Bendrix: That's not my kind of love. Sarah: Maybe there is … Continue reading The End Of The Affair (Quote)

Suicide Squad/Batman vs Superman – random thoughts

Trailers only show scenes from perhaps the first two acts of a movie.  They're an art form in and of themselves.  I enjoy them but I'm seldom completely swayed by their arguments.  So DC are rolling out their attempt to build a cinematic universe around their characters.  It's not as well thought out as Marvel … Continue reading Suicide Squad/Batman vs Superman – random thoughts

The Lego Movie 18/01/2015

It had me crying with laughter, was surprisingly touching and inventive on a level that I've not seen for a long time. The voice casting was fantastic and there were so many moments that had me in stitches. 'SPACESHIP' Charlie Day's shrieks of joy were a thing to behold. It was self aware enough, not … Continue reading The Lego Movie 18/01/2015

Be Careful What You Wish For

OK, so imagine you've written a screenplay and Ridley Scott wants to direct it. Open the champagne because you've made it right? Wrong.  Ridley Scott has made some amazing films, Exodus looks to be the latest in a downward spiral for him after Prometheus, which looked gorgeous but felt disjointed. Usually you imagine "sexism" as … Continue reading Be Careful What You Wish For