Franchise Beasts: Fixing the Crimes of Grindelwald

I'm a Brit who spent most of his school years in the library, so naturally I adore Harry Potter. I tore through those books as quickly as I could, and did the same with the films when they came out. Hell, I put off a doctors appointment to watch Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows Part 2 … Continue reading Franchise Beasts: Fixing the Crimes of Grindelwald

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On Growing Up and Being Left Behind 2: Electric Boogaloo

I've been properly writing on this blog for about a year now. It was something Ollie and I created in college as part of our English coursework, and I left it alone for about 2 years. Then college ended, everyone was going their separate ways and this blog became an outlet in a post that … Continue reading On Growing Up and Being Left Behind 2: Electric Boogaloo

The Marvel Cinematic Universe – A 10 Year Retrospective

It's no secret - I love Marvel. Ever since I saw the first Raimi Spider-Man film at an early age, I've been hooked on the characters, the storytelling and the action. My tiny 10 year old mind was blown when I saw all my favourite characters together in the animated series The Avengers: Earths Mightiest Heroes. Two … Continue reading The Marvel Cinematic Universe – A 10 Year Retrospective

Art, Artist and Articulation: A completely unqualified opinion.

Spinning    I went to the Tate Modern in London recently. Completely unplanned. My childhood was often full of art gallery visits - the perks of being the son of an artist/art teacher - so, naturally I'd gone a bit off them. To be honest, I'd gone off gallery-style art in general. But, over the … Continue reading Art, Artist and Articulation: A completely unqualified opinion.

Taika Waititi’s Guide to Being a Man

   You've probably heard of Taika Waititi by now. Back in November, a little film called Thor: Ragnarok dropped to critical acclaim and box office success. It was the perfect blend of comedy, adventure and drama that somehow managed to make Thor interesting again. But that's not the movie I want to talk about.   … Continue reading Taika Waititi’s Guide to Being a Man

Binary Sunset: Being right and wrong, ft. Star Wars quotes

If you're not with me, then you're my enemy. Who knew that a single line of dialogue, spoken by Hayden Christensen in the better of the three Star Wars prequels, would be so applicable to the global political climate of today? This mentality has infected our policies and changes, inflaming even the most moderate centrist … Continue reading Binary Sunset: Being right and wrong, ft. Star Wars quotes