*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.
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.
I can very often tell if a film has really impressed me or had an effect on me if I have the urge to write afterwards. It doesn't have to be directly related to the content of the film, and the film certainly doesn't have to be about writers or writing; however, every so often,… Continue reading The love story between films and writing.
So, this post is going to be a little different from the usual stuff I put on here, but I felt like I needed to do it. Music is a huge part of my life, and this is the same for so many people. Whether it's getting lost in the magic of Grimes's crazy dream… Continue reading Why Classical music (or whatever you want to call it) is still so important and relevant.