“I have not felt tension and fear like seeing Alien on the big screen for a long time, if not ever. The film is 38 years old this year, but still holds up as one of the greatest sci-fi and horror films of all time.” Continue reading Alien (1979) Review: A Masterclass in Horror and Tension Still Terrifies Nearly 40 Years On (Alien Day Pt 2)
“I realise it’s been about two weeks since Alien Day, and since then I’ve been buried in coursework so I have sadly had no time to write anything other than these assignments that have been hanging over me like a boot over an ant.” Continue reading A Brief Update: Dammit, Essays!
“I can understand why many fans were initially unhappy with Prometheus, but I personally felt that the film works both as a prequel and also a sci-fi/horror film in its own right.” Continue reading Prometheus (2012) Review: An Enjoyable Prequel To the 1979 Classic (Alien Day Pt 1)
“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
“For my final coursework for one of my modules at university this term, I had to rewrite either a piece of text or a different source (what the brief referred to as ‘visual text’). I decided to rewrite the piece of music ‘Gerudo Valley’ from The Legend of Zelda: Ocarina of Time and turn it into a poem.” Continue reading Gerudo Valley
“If you’re only looking for big monsters fighting each other, then this film is perfect for you. But, any kind of second layer to it is nonexistent.” Continue reading Kong: Skull Island Review: Despite Impressive Monster Fights, This Feels More Wrong Than Kong
“It feels somewhat wrong to be saying goodbye to Hugh Jackman as Logan in his final outing as the wise-cracking, cigar-smoking hero, but, here we are, and oh my, what a sendoff this is.” Continue reading Logan Review: Brace Yourself, Hugh Jackman’s Final Performance as Wolverine is Powerful and Emotional