• Film

    How To Enter The Secret World Of Animation

    by  • July 29, 2017 • Film • 0 Comments

    If you’re interested in getting into animation or film, here’s a Kickstarter you might want to support. My friend, the animator, Stu Gamble, says: I come from a background where I didn’t have the opportunity to go to university to learn the production process. In fact when I was younger there really wasn’t any...

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    The Black Lodge

    by  • January 31, 2012 • Film, TV • 1 Comment

    Unbelievably, this was primetime TV in the US and UK back in the early nineties, seven minutes of a man standing in a room, yet still creepy and nightmarish. And now we have Downton Abbey. Sigh. Posted because I love Lynch, and this year sees the twentieth anniversary of the movie, Twin Peaks: Fire...

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    Sucker Punch Review

    by  • April 6, 2011 • Film, films, Symbols and Archetypes • 2 Comments

    I have a different take on this from many others. I…enjoyed certainly isn’t the right word…but I *appreciated* the film. I have to use a completely different set of standards to judge Sucker Punch because the director, Zack Snyder, eschews the traditional way of telling a cinematic story to get his point/theme/subtext across. By...

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    Sucker Punch Trailer

    by  • November 5, 2010 • Film • 0 Comments

    From the director of Watchmen and 300: Looks like what The Last Airbender should have been. I’m not a big fan of stories that take place entirely in the dreamscape (unless it’s Inception!) because there never seems much at stake. But I like what Zach Snyder’s done in the past so maybe he’ll pull...

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    Movie Watching Update

    by  • August 31, 2010 • Film, films, personal • 0 Comments

    Movies viewed this year so far, in no particular order: Shutter Island, Inception (x2), Toy Story 3, 2012, The Wrestler, The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo, Sherlock Holmes, Shrek Forever After, The Age of Stupid, The Reader, The Taking of Pelham 123 (new version), Duplicity, The Boat That Rocked, Zombieland, The Princess and the...

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