With all the recent talk around DC Comics characters slowly but, seemingly, surely making their way to the big and small screens, from John Constantine and Sandman to The Flash and Batman Vs Superman, I thought I’d take a look back at one of their Vertigo imprint titles that I had particularly enjoyed, Preacher. Across... Continue Reading →

Gerard Way – Action Cat

For Action Cat, his first proper solo single release, My Chemical Romance frontman Gerard Way has really carried on where that band left off with a song that evokes much of the feel of their final album, Danger Days: The True Lives Of The Fabulous Killjoys. What we get here is a slice of pounding... Continue Reading →

Inside Llewyn Davis

Once again, with Inside Llewyn Davis, the Coen Brothers have produced a movie that creates more an over arching sense of mood that gets lodged in the viewer’s head and leaves them wondering if they missed something than a traditional Hollywood narrative film. This is a feeling I’ve had from all the Coen Brothers’ movies... Continue Reading →

Jack White – Lazaretto

For the follow-up to his solo debut, 2012’s Blunderbuss, Jack White has created another fine record that still draws on many influences but presents a more coherent ‘Jack White sound’. Much like Blunderbuss this certainly feels like the natural evolution of White’s work in The White Stripes, rather than any of the other bands he’s played... Continue Reading →

We Are The Recks

Music documentaries are a very mixed bag and, while I am generally a fan of the subjects, and the stories contained within are almost always fascinating, it seems that there is a real knack, or art if you will, to making those stories come to life and create a fascinating film. A couple of people... Continue Reading →

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