Dear well wishers and the general public, I have something to say. Heed my words without delay. I’ve had enough of this. I was born with a big red head and pointy horns which was tough growing up. Regularly scorned, mocked and abused you could find me in the gutter thinking, ‘This is ludicrous I didn’t choose this. Why do I have to sit here … Continue reading The disgruntled demon
I’ll tell you one thing about Christian Bale, the guy can rock a formidable beard when he wants to. It is telling when my first comment about Ridley Scott’s latest swords and sandals epic is a quip about Bale’s beard. Before I go on an extended rant of sorts it’s worth saying first, Exodus: Gods and Kings is not a bad film, but it does … Continue reading Exodus: Gods and Kings – a lengthy, CGI-driven letdown
There’s no denying Darren Aranofsky is a unique filmmaker. Prior to Noah his most accessible work (if you can call it that) was probably The Wrestler followed by Black Swan, the latter which – let’s face it – had many moments of ‘out there’ insanity. Audiences expecting more of the former kind of storytelling will probably come away rather surprised, as his latest offering has … Continue reading Is Darren Aranofsky modern cinema’s Noah?