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.
*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.
So, now that we have a set date every week (if you haven't read my post about this, find it here), I thought I'd tease you all a bit with what I am planning! Next week - April 14th: 'The Arrival and the language of film', a kind of review, kind of discussion on how… Continue reading The next 3 weeks of posts from me…
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.
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.