Throwback Thursday: Demolition Man (1993)

A friend and I have been discussing recently how few “good/bad” movies are being made these days. The kind of films that are clearly lacking in what makes for a typically good film while still having something that makes them unmistakably enjoyable. Then, as if by magic, fate has handed us one of the best good/bad …

Short Thoughts: Week 1

Congratulations, your troublesome journey through the stagnant backwaters of the modern day blogosphere has led you to the first ever ‘Short Thoughts’! The once-a-wednesday odyssey, ripe with drama, animation, and short film splenditude. Each week we’ll peruse the blanketed aisles of the information superstore to bring you new favourites, old classics, and hidden treasures. Short …

Echelon

A little bit about the project… Echelon is a short film series made by filmmakers in Bath (Somerset, UK). Under the banner of Y Creatives, this science fiction mini web series is written and (will be) directed by Joe Aldous, while Henry Gale takes the helm of director of photography. To find out more about …

The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug

Last night I went to see the second part of Peter Jackson’s The Hobbit trilogy and, as our recurring readers likely know, I am an obsessive fanatic of the director’s work adapting Middle Earth for screen. Frankly, I don’t think there is anyone that could have done more justice to Tolkien’s epic fantasy series, The …