This was announced just as I was going to bed last night so I left it until now. It had been a long day and, if I’m honest, I needed some time to think about my reactions to this one. Duncan is one of my favourite characters and a massive part of the overall Dune […]Read more "Casting Dune – Jason Momoa initial reactions"
Twiddling my thumbs waiting for some more cast announcements to come and then, just as I finished the dishes, I checked my phone and this massive thing had dropped. Josh Brolin is all lined up to play Gurney Halleck. I can’t believe how every announcement seems to trump the one before. He’s such a wonderful […]Read more "Casting Dune – Josh Brolin initial reactions"
I know, I know. I’m going a bit Dune mad at the minute. They haven’t even started filming it yet and already I’m developing something of an obsession. Imagine how bad I’m going to be when the first trailer comes out! The preliminary stuff coming out seems incredibly positive. I’m loving the casting choices and Denis Villeneuve’s back […]Read more "Monday Music 4 – 2019 (Dune Special)"
I never saw screenwriter George Nolfi’s directorial debut at the cinema. I remember catching it for the first time on TV and being impressed with it. It rode in on the coat tails of Christopher Nolan’s Inception as part of a trio of very clever ‘reality bending films’ that all appeared quite close together. The […]Read more "Tonight’s viewing – The Adjustment Bureau"
This one came to me today. I did another word association, stream of consciousness thing, making a list of words. I then used the words as the beginning of each line to tell a story. I started out with intentions of this being a lot more positive than the last one. However, it went somewhere […]Read more "Grass Between the Floorboards – a poem"
Hi there, I was in the mood to do some poetry and an idea came to me. I thought I would just write down a list of words in a stream of consciousness way, almost like just plain word association. I planned to then use them to plan out a poem. When I started writing […]Read more "Reversals of Fortune – two poems"
Did you know: around a quarter of children in the UK think that, if a website is listed on Google, then it has been through some kind of authentication process and its content can be trusted. Here are some graphics that I pulled off an Ofcom report from 2017. I do not claim any expertise […]Read more "Children in an Online World"