Best in Genre: The Movie Favourites Challenge!

The latest movie challenge to do the rounds on Facebook poses a rather hard question: picking your favourite films in every genre. So I delved deep into my Letterboxd history (which Iโ€™ve been quite slack with keeping up recently, oops) and used my five-star ratings to sort through my favourites. Some of these choices were … Continue reading Best in Genre: The Movie Favourites Challenge!

And now for something different: a comic review of Penny Dreadful!

London, 1890s. Sir Malcolm Murray and Vanessa Ives,ย father and closest friend of Mina Harker, must find and rescue her from the vampire who has laid claim on her life. Little do they know that Mina is in fact trying to lure Vanessa to her masterโ€™s claws, for reasons unknown, and that all manner of dark … Continue reading And now for something different: a comic review of Penny Dreadful!

How Tomorrowland’s Bottom Line Informed My Viewing of Mad Max: Fury Road

(SPOILER WARNING for both films within.) There's something I need to get off my chest: I didn't really like Mad Max: Fury Road. I mean, it's not bad, it's got things to say, and it's got very interesting dystopian world-building and strong characters with a visible story arc, which is all I look for in … Continue reading How Tomorrowland’s Bottom Line Informed My Viewing of Mad Max: Fury Road