Blade Runner 2049

Ever since the announcement of Blade Runner 2049, a sequel to Blade Runner, Ridley Scott's seminal sci-if movie of the early 80s, there was a sense of worry, for two reasons. First was wondering could a sequel heading back into this world after such a long break live up to its predecessor and not just... Continue Reading →

Mindhorn

Coming from the same group of people that created Garth Marenghi's Darkplace, Christmas rock opera AD/BC and The Mighty Boosh, there was a fairly solid set of expectations going into Julian Barratt and Simon Farnaby's Mindhorn. To say it didn't disappoint in these is an understatement as the story, in an echo of Darkplace, focusses on... Continue Reading →

Foo Fighters – Concrete And Gold

For the past two decades Foo Fighters have been gradually transforming from pop-grunge pioneers to stadium rock titans. While their last album, the geographically conceptual Sonic Highways (that came with an accompanying series of documentary films about the cities where each track was recorded) had some interesting moments, its hard to argue that the band... Continue Reading →

It by Stephen King

Stephen King’s sprawling epic is one of the stories that has become ingrained in the popular culture of the last three decades. A big part of that will be down to Tim Curry staring TV adaptation and the more recent movie version, but also thanks to the sheer scale and relatability of the novel. Even... Continue Reading →

Pride of Guernsey awards – 07/10/17

Last night I attended my second Pride of Guernsey awards ceremony after being nominated, for the second year in a row, for the Moonpig Arts Contribution Of The Year Award. For some context the awards are run by The Guernsey Press to celebrate people in the local community in a range of categories from Overcoming... Continue Reading →

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