When you think of folklore, what comes to mind? Maybe fairytales, maybe the folklore of the Celtic peoples, maybe old Norse. There’s a folklore or mythology for every historical culture and society you can think to name, but what about now? For a time it seemed like we had lost our need for the stories… Continue reading Thank Folk: The Ressurgence Of Our Need For The Occult And Folklore.
Wann ist Mikkel? ‘Who the hell is Mikkel’, you might ask, ‘what kind of question is that’ you might say, ‘why the fuck are you speaking German’ would also be a reasonable response: these all being especially understandable questions if you haven’t seen Netflix’s most recent delve into the strange and unknown, Dark. Certainly, it… Continue reading ‘Dark’ And The Unending Search For Our Place In Time.
*Disclaimer: I am not a film expert, nor do I claim to be. However I do love film and through watching (I won't lie, mainly the appendices on the LOTR extended dvd editions) many films over the years, I have learned a lot. So, with that in mind...gimme a chance. A few weeks ago myself and… Continue reading Arrival and The Language of Film.
As you are probably aware of by now, I seriously enjoyed the Netflix original 'The OA'. I honestly think everyone would benefit from watching it. Why is it so important you ask? Because it makes you think. I have always had a spiritual side to me, a side that believes that there is always a… Continue reading The OA: A New Kind of Spirituality.
Gone Girl - David Fincher’s most recent endeavor into the beautifully disturbing world of the human psyche - is definitely one of my favourite films of the last year, along with Trent Reznor and Atticus Ross’s eerie, sometimes bone chilling score and Jeff Cronenweth’s pale, melancholic pallet as the films Cinematographer, there is Rosamund Pike’s… Continue reading Why Rosamund Pike should have won a BAFTA and should still win an Oscar.