Dave Bautista, Drax from Marvel’s Guardians of the Galaxy and recently seen in Denis Villeneuve’s Blade Runner 2049, has been signed up for the upcoming Dune films. I just saw this pop up on a couple of news websites. The details are a little vague but one of these reports says he is set to […]Read more "Casting Dune – Dave Bautista initial reactions"
Hi there, As I said a few weeks ago, I am looking at some rewrites of the beginning of my book. Part of the process is what is referred to as ‘killing your darlings.’ That is the process of cutting large chunks of writing that you are really in love with but that ultimately don’t […]Read more "Deleted Scenes #1"
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"
After much thought, the panel of judges (me) has come to a decision. The winner of my cover art competition is…….. . . . . . . . . . . . . . Aimee Cox There’s just something about this picture and I can’t stop looking at it. Every time I do, I notice […]Read more "Cover Art Competition – Winner announcement"
Season 2 – Episode 1 – Redemption So, here I am, back on the Blake’s 7 odyssey and straight into Season 2. It’s been a while but I couldn’t resist any longer. This is easier than editing my book. We open with a picture of what looks like strange galaxies and then cut to the […]Read more "Rewatching Blake’s 7 – Season 2 – Episode 1"
I went through the gentlemen a month or so ago. Now it’s the ladies’ turn. I’ve been wracking my brains and consulting family and friends about who they think should make this list. This is what I came up with. I should say up front that Paco Rabanne’s revolutionary work on a certain film is […]Read more "Who’s the best dressed woman in Space?"