Having written about Tarantino this past week, I decided to tank his films. This is my personal taste, I completely understand if you disagree. In fact, where do you think that I got it wrong? Let me know. Note that I haven't seen Once Upon A Time In Hollywood yet. Ranking Tarantino 8: Hateful 8 … Continue reading Tarantino films ranked
Pulp Fiction is a nineties classic. Released in 1994 it sums up the decade for me. While there were big blockbusters like Jurassic Park and Independence day, there’s something special about Pulp Fiction. The film was the pendulum swinging back in the other direction. 80s movies were all plot, every scene was in service of … Continue reading Pulp Fiction, three stories about one story
Have you seen Reservoir Dogs? The blistering directorial debut from Quentin Tarantino? Even though it was released over twenty-five years ago, it feels like it came out yesterday. It has a timeless intensity. The cast consisted of up and comers like Tim Roth, Michael Madsen and Steve Buscemi. Put the new guys in with grizzled … Continue reading Reservoir Dogs, what makes it great?
Survive till 25 would be the only bit of wisdom that I have to pass down to the younger generation. First of all, it feels like this is owed after the bleakness of my previous post. You know the one about how nothing will be done about mass shooters. Second of all, did … Continue reading Survive till 25
Mass shootings, to paraphrase London mayor Sadiq Khan, are "part and parcel" of modern life. It feels like you can’t go too long without another one happening. They’re like buses to an extent you wait for the next one and then two come along at once. Mass shootings, happen across the world. They do appear … Continue reading Mass Shootings: An uncomfortable reality