Twin Peaks: Fire Walk With Me

"Through the darkness of future past The magican longs to see One chance out between two worlds: Fire walk with me" Before even embarking on Twin Peaks I had been warned that, despite it being a prequel (of sorts), Fire Walk With Me was best left until the end, and, before I go any further... Continue Reading →

The Hobbit: The Battle of the Five Armies

After six films and 15 years I have finally reached the end of Peter Jackson’s 'Middle Earth Saga' with the third of his movies based on JRR Tolkien’s The Hobbit; The Battle of the Five Armies. Certain things are to be expected by this stage in a series and, on many counts, this doesn’t disappoint. For two... Continue Reading →

Twin Peaks

In the 25 years since its first broadcast Twin Peaks has become a genuinely cult television series with aficionados debating seemingly every second of the show to explore its hidden (or not so hidden) meanings and in that it has become hugely influential on a lot of TV (and general pop culture) that was to... Continue Reading →

Cobain: Montage of Heck

The number of words written about the life (and more specifically the death) of Kurt Cobain are innumerable. Equally several documentaries have tried to explore both the young man from Aberdeen, Washington and the band he fronted (Nirvana, as if you didn’t know) in the years since 1994, but few have been in any way satisfactory.... Continue Reading →

Witchfinder General

On paper almost everything about Michael Reeve’s 1968 horror masterpiece, Witchfinder General, suggests a film that shouldn’t really work. Taking the style of Hammer, melding it with the incoming violence of ‘The New Hollywood’, casting an American as a notorious British historical icon and filming on location in East Anglia smacks of a production gone... Continue Reading →

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