Kieran Majury Blog

London: The lonely city (some observations)

empty tube station

London feels like a lonely city. I’ve been living here for 2 months non consecutively with my girlfriend. Here, everyone is kind of on their own. The streets of London are at the same time crowded and deserted. From what I have observed dogs are royalty and kids are an anomaly. London is probably no … Continue reading London: The lonely city (some observations)

Celeste: What makes it a classic? (My thoughts)

Celeste

Celeste is a game everyone should play. Celeste is a 10/10 platforming classic up there with the Mario, Sonic and Crash Bandicoot. You might be wondering, what makes Celeste a masterpiece? Let's get into it. Celeste - Elements that make it a masterpiece Soundtrack manages to combine upbeat chiptune and soulful piano. The soundtrack by … Continue reading Celeste: What makes it a classic? (My thoughts)

Keep it Brief: Everything is too long (A short rant)

Keep it brief, please. This will be short. This post also includes affiliate links. Essentially “entertainment” is far too long. As Wilde put it “all art is quite useless”. If something is useless, how come there is so much money poured into film music and books? How do we measure the bang for your buck … Continue reading Keep it Brief: Everything is too long (A short rant)

Silent movies: a call for quiet (Not a manifesto)

Silent movies Charlie Chaplin

Silent movies, aren't they due a resurgence? Here's the main problem with many movies now. When it comes to film, it’s almost like we have become an autistic audience: we take everything way too literally. Where's the nuance, where's the metaphor? When you see an image of something, it is what it is. To use … Continue reading Silent movies: a call for quiet (Not a manifesto)