Can we talk about film length? Films in an attempt to give people their money’s worth keep getting longer and longer. With the sheer amount of content being made, it’s hard to invest in media that demands more of your time. Film length used to be great. I used to love three-hour films, you would … Continue reading Film length – can we talk?
Here's a blast from the past "2013 Top 5 Screenwriting books". Over the years, I have set up and shut down a blog. I've been going through old files and collating my notes. I found this old blog post from six years ago. I haven't changed the original text too much. It's hopefully more readable, … Continue reading 2013 Top 5 Screenwriting books
I went to see A Star is Born with my parents. I wasn't expecting much, but it turns out the film was brilliant. It's a melodrama done well. To be honest, it was emotionally draining in parts. I don't know about you, but there's something about people taking ages to say something simple that gets … Continue reading A Star is Born easily one of the best of 2018
American Animals is the best film I’ve seen in the cinema this year. You’re going to find that this post is shorter than my ones on The Predator and The Canyons. It’s strange because it seems like I have trouble talking positively about films. You might find it difficult too. We’re so sure about what … Continue reading American Animals, the best cinema experience of 2018
Have you seen The Canyons? The film that released back in 2013. The movie has Lyndsay Lohan, pornstar James Deen acting, though I use the term loosely. Paul Schrader is the director. He wrote Taxi Driver, Raging Bull and directed American Gigolo. The script was by Bret Easton Ellis, the novelist behind American Psycho. I … Continue reading The Canyons is undoubtedly the 2nd worst film 2018