OK, so this is different. One of my rare forays to the cinema; in fact the first time I’ve been since Infinity War. I had relatively low expectations. I knew that Shane Black, writer of the original Predator film (which would probably make it into my Top 30 films) was involved and that gave me […]Read more "Tonight’s Viewing – The Predator (spoiler-free)"
This week’s Monday Music comes from Star Trek: The Motion Picture. All the attention has been sucked up by Jerry Goldsmith’s theme music which was later used as the main theme for The Next Generation, however he came up with some other lovely pieces within the film. Here’s what I wrote about the film itself […]Read more "Monday Music 20 – 2018"
I wanted to do something based on the interrogation scene where Evil Coop is visited by Gordon, Tammy and Albert. It’s a scene that makes my skin crawl, brilliantly played by all concerned. Here are a few haikus about it. Sitting Behind Glass Sitting behind glass But he’s with you in the room The darkest […]Read more "Sitting Behind Glass – a haiku sequence"
“We’ve got a blind date with destiny, and it looks like she’s ordered the lobster!” I’ve wanted to see this again for quite a while, so I finally dug out my box of DVDs and found it. These days we are awash with superhero films. Marvel and DC battle it out (not that it’s much of a […]Read more "Tonight’s Viewing – Mystery Men"
Hi there, I went a bit quiet for a while on this front. I was licking my wounds after the feedback I received from my editor. Firstly, some advice. If you’re waiting for this kind of stuff to come in, and you happen to check your email at 3am when you wake up to feed […]Read more "***Ardenna Crossing Update***"
It has been a while since I did a Monday Music post. This week, I decided to go with a top 3. Besides Michael Giacchino’s fantastic work on the soundtrack for Lost, there are, as with many other TV shows, bits of popular music that are used throughout that resonated with me from the past or […]Read more "Monday Music 19 – 2018"
I’ve been thinking of doing something for Bobby Briggs for a while. I was lucky enough to meet Dana Ashbrook in 2014 and he was such a genuine, gracious chap that I grew in appreciation of his character even more. I struggled for inspiration, however, until I remembered the scene in season 3 when he […]Read more "Just a Photograph – a haiku sequence"