If you haven’t seen Blade Runner 2049, please do so as soon as you can. It’s a visual feast of a film. And be sure to see it in a cinema with a good sound system – the film has an astonishing sound design, one that pays homage to and builds on the groundbreaking work […]Read more "Do Androids Dream of Electric Bleeps"
Unlike Deckard, who just grudgingly went about his job and then drank to forget, only to realise at the end of Blade Runner that something was amiss, K feels he’s something special.Read more "Special K: Blade Runner 2049"
For film fans of a certain generation, today is a sad day. Barry Norman, legendary film critic, has passed away. For almost 25 years he presented Film [insert year here] on BBC One, and arguably as one of the most influential British film critics, known to movie fans for his witty, insightful reviews of the […]Read more "RIP Barry Norman"
The great Roger Moore, the suavest 007 there ever was, has passed away. It seems apt to repost this fluffcast that I made about his first Bond film, the glorious Live and Let Die. You can read my appreciation of the film here.Read more "Live & Let Die (ROGER MOORE RIP)"
Now this is how to do a trailer. Just the other day, I was watching this very interesting video about how to make a good movie trailer. Woodshock stars Kirsten Dunst and appears to be about her character wandering around the woods, standing by the water’s edge, and preparing medicinal joints. It’s filled with odd, woozy […]Read more "Woodshock"
For all its incredible production design, the scenery is just that: scenery, a backdrop for the film’s characters that seems disconnected to the action in the foreground or the film’s plot.Read more "Ghost in the Shell"
Maudie made its Irish premiere last month at the Audi Dublin Film Festival. It will go on general release later this year, and when it does, be sure to see it, and bring tissues.Read more "Begorrathon 2017: Maudie"
The film features an astonishing, star-making performance from Seána Kerslake, a mixture of confused hooligan and vulnerable girl. She’s in every scene and she commands the screen.Read more "Begorrathon 2017: A Date for Mad Mary"
The Academy wisely ignored ‘Nocturnal Animals’ but Michael Shannon probably deserves the Oscar for his performanceRead more "Oscars 2017: Semi-Final Thoughts"
Aurora’s a writer, or a wannabe writer anyway; she’s the sort of young writer who probably hangs around the futuristic version of Starbucks penning things like ’15 Ways to Get the Best Hypersleep’ for Buzzfeed.Read more "Oscars 2017: Passengers"