All posts tagged spectacle

Exclusive Review: Sorry to Bother You

When I saw that Wisconsin musician/indie-label owner Rory Ferreira (milo, Scallops Hotel e.t.c) had brought an entire cinema screening of Sorry to Bother You as part of his grassroots label […]

Avengers: Infinity War Review – Thanos Demands Your Attention, as Marvel Makes its Boldest Movie Yet

From the release of Jon Favreau’s Iron Man in 2008, and through the seventeen standalone and team-up movies that followed, Avengers: Infinity War finally arrives, the culmination of producer Kevin […]

50 Years Later, 2001: A Cinematic Legacy

In 2014 I was lucky enough to see the British Film Institute’s re- release of Stanley Kubrick’s science fiction epic 2001: A Space Odyssey. I hadn’t learned to drive yet […]

Tomb Raider Review – Alicia Vikander’s Lara Croft Reboot Aims for a Cinematic Bullseye, But Unfortunately Misses the Mark

The Tomb Raider franchise has been incredibly successful ever since its inception in 1996, selling 63 million copies worldwide. Lara Croft has also been one of gaming’s most popular protagonists, […]

In Defence of Black Panther: Why Social Significance Can Sometimes Outweigh Cinematic Value

It’s a fickle thing, this cinema business. It finds itself trying to bring joy to millions of people, during a volcanic period of social injustice and cultural re-evaluation. How can […]

100 Wardour ST Bar & Lounge: The Review

100 Wardour Street was right up my street (pardon the pun) and I think it will be right up yours too- especially when you hear the exclusive deal that I have […]

Have Advancements in Technology and Science Actually Made Us Happier? – [1/2]

Naturally, the human race continually strives to progress scientifically, politically and economically, all in the name of pursuing happiness. But, in a society where organic conversation is often replaced by […]

INTERVIEW: Comedian Charlie Robb

I recently got the chance to have a chat with comedian Charlie Robb, who is about to debut his one-man show: Romantic Encounters in a Dark Room, across London. Robb, a Cambridge […]

It’s Lit: Christmas Light Switch-Ons

I KNOW. I don’t want to say that word either. It feels early, way too early. Five minutes ago I could have sworn I was lounging in my garden attempting, […]