Tag: Movies

  • My top ten movies of 2018

    01. A Star is BornIt is a remake of a remake of a remake and most of the songs are really terrible but I was straight up bawling my eyes out in a cinema in Brooklyn and it took me most of the flight home to recover. The chemistry between the leads and the honest […]

  • A few of my favourite things

    2017 edition Books Futuristic Violence & Fancy Suits David Wong The Collapsing EmpireJohn Scalzi The Lost Ones Ace Atkins The Upstarts: How Uber, Airbnb and the Killer Companies of the New Silicon Valley are Changing the WorldBrad Stone Persepolis RisingJames S. A. Corey Police at the Station and They Don’t Look FriendlyAdrian McKinty Be Pure! Be Vigilant! […]

  • The Howard Hawks method

    I sometimes feel a bit guilty that I give the same talk more than once or return to the same topics for blogposts time and again. But then I think about Howard Hawks. For those of you who do not know Hawks was a Hollywood movie director whose career straddled silent films and ‘talkies’. While […]

  • #nolife couch potato-ing 21–23 July

    Ozark This is the latest original show from Netflix. Well when I say original I mean desperate to be the new Breaking Bad. With more than a little Justified thrown in for good measure. Don’t let that put you off though — they are hardly bad influences and the cast led by Jason Bateman and Laura Linney […]