“Even if there are supposedly twenty more MCU films to come, I believe that The Winter Soldier’s successful uses of the paranoid thriller genre and political ideology made a film that will take some beating in the years to come.” Continue reading “If They’re Shooting at You, They’re Bad”: Genre Theory and Ideology in Captain America: The Winter Soldier
“No stage anywhere around the world…quite compares to the historically rich, beautifully intimate Globe Theatre.” Continue reading All the World’s A Stage: A Trip to Shakespeare’s Globe
“I’m glad that in this increasingly gentrified world we still have places which lie preserved from the ever-turning wheels of progress, places which defy good sense and good taste and exist only out of pure bloody-minded stubbornness.” Continue reading Hollywood Screen Cinema: A Magical Place
“To celebrate Alien Day this year, with Alien: Covenant just around the corner, myself and a theatre packed full of fans were treated to a jam-packed programme.” Continue reading Happy Alien Day! A Breakdown of the Cinematic Experience
“I thought I would have a look at each of them in isolation and talk briefly about which trailers (in my opinion) made me the most excited about the new films and TV series releasing.” Continue reading Super Bowl LI Trailers: Which Trailers Scored Touchdowns, and Which Fell Flat?