Some one asked me today if I was doing any more haikus. I was suddenly inspired and here are four of them. I’ve been learning about resilience over the past couple of days at a conference so that’s what this little sequence explores. Hope you enjoy it. Vast waves beat the shore Seconds, minutes, hours […]Read more "Waves Beat Down – a poem"
Hi everyone, After a long time spent casting, organising props, costumes, locations and everything else that goes into making an independent film, there has been a lot of movement in the past couple of months on my good friend Cameron’s long-awaited Twin Peaks fan film. The filming of Queen of Hearts is well underway and, […]Read more "Queen of Hearts update November 2019"
After the exceptional penultimate episode of Project Blue Book’s first season, I was expecting great things from this finale. Indeed, it makes a very strong start with Aidan Gillen’s Professor Hynek racing against time to get to the Washington Monument. The setting itself harks back to 1951’s The Day the Earth Stood Still; the pace […]Read more "Project Blue Book – Season 1: Episode 10 Review"
I was interested to see this, primarily to see Timothee Chalamet in a role closer to what he has taken on in Denis Vielleneuve’s Dune. Having only seen him in Lady Bird and Call Me By Your Name, I was wondering how he would cope in a film with a much larger scale. I shouldn’t […]Read more "Tonight’s Viewing – The King"
It’s Halloween night and usually I watch a film. This year I decided to fire up the Xbox instead. Not often do I replay games once I’ve been through them once. The Mass Effect trilogy and Resident Evil 4 are the only ones I can think of. Something about this one made me want to go […]Read more "Game Replay – Alien: Isolation"
Martin Landau, one of the mainstays of the original series on which this $3.6bn franchise is based, walked out of the production of the first film. He said that it was too different from the original premise of the show. Instead of covert operations, he felt that the film was going for all out action. […]Read more "Mission: Impossible – The best action franchise going?"
I was lucky enough last weekend to get the chance to see the World premiere of Thor Amli’s third foray into the origin story of one of Twin Peaks’ most tragic residents: Leland Palmer. The film will soon be available to view online but, in advance of its release, I wanted to give a brief […]Read more "The Summer House at Pearl Lakes: Part 3 Review"