For all you number one fans of my work …Read more "Misery – A Meathead March Film Review"
I haven’t met anybody who doesn’t have warm feelings for it. Empire Magazine summed it up well when it described the film as “a bloke`s weepie`Read more "Get Busy Living or Get Busy Dying: The 20th Anniversary of “The Shawshank Redemption”"
By Niall McArdle Everyone has advice for writers, ways to get you started on that novel you’ve been thinking about for five years; ideas to deal with writer’s block; suggestions to buff your story to a fine polish. Every writer has their own idea of what does and doesn’t work. Stephen King […]Read more "“I Don’t Take A P*** Without Getting Paid For It!” The Most Important Rule For Writers"
I wrote an essay on the classic “bloke’s weepie” The Scrimshaw Rebellion The Shawshank Redemption for A World of Film. Get busy living hereRead more "Get busy living … or get busy dying"
CAUTION: Language May Offend.Read more "April a to Z – E is for Effing and Blinding: f-bombs away in Wolf of Wall Street"
Reading is good for your soul, of course, and an ounce of prevention is worth a pound of cure, so it seems apt that on a day that encourages children to learn to love books I should be reviewing two marvellous books offering “bibliotherapy”.Read more "Bibliotherapy: A Post for World Book Day"
By Niall McArdle Stephen King turns 66 today and shows no sign of slowing down. Since 1974 he has published over 50 novels, scores of short stories and several pieces of non-fiction, including one, On Writing, that anyone serious about the craft of fiction should read. The merits of some of his novels are debatable, […]Read more "Happy Birthday, Stephen King! The Best Movie Adaptations of Stephen King Novels"