In 2004 Roland Emmerich, the director that at the time made every Michael Bay picture look like it had been produced on a shoestring budget, saw the release of the crowd pleasing, high concept, drama; The Day after Tomorrow. In which a fresh faced Jake Gyllenhaal tries to survive the initial and disastrous consequences of … Continue reading The Days after Tomorrow
It was how you had always pictured it, how the whole idea of going to University and living independently had been sold in. A big house, living with your best mates, sitting up to 2am and beyond chatting nonsense, watching films and playing games. Everyone and anyone would drop by, there was always a place … Continue reading 15 Miles Home
As a kid, and it's probably not hard to believe, I wanted to know everything about the films and shows I loved. Watching was never enough. I scoured the facts and goofs posted on IMDb taking them in as if gospel. An obsession that wouldn't truly take hold until my discovery of the show; Friends. … Continue reading Next Generation of Friends
It began as a way to share and connect in, what we believed to be, an instant. It became a space curated and filtered. Filled with quote unquote influencers who led the way in what was and is fashionable, current. Instantaneousness though is being redefined it is becoming faster and ironically; more instant. Social media … Continue reading The Want for Moments of Now
Last year I made a grand dedication to this blog and produced 52 posts in a year, a post a week. On average I would get anywhere between 20-30 views for any given post and I continue to convert at that rate. Even though I have been far more lack with the rigorousness of my … Continue reading Why Bother?
I remember when I was first getting into comics and like anyone starting a new hobby steeped in decades of pre-existing fandom I had no idea of where to start and secondly I couldn't afford a lot, so was limited to what I could purchase. My first purchased comic though on this journey was Hit-Girl … Continue reading Again, Again, Again.
In 1995 I was two years old and my world and not only my world was about to change. It began with clouds seen perched from the lap of my mother. I had no idea I was witnessing a pivotal change in cinema right there and then, a change that would long hold an impact … Continue reading It began with Clouds
Everything is work. Everything requires effort. Even the act of being creative, a factor I have long been negligible to. Believing if I just continually do, improvement will come and it will. With anything, as per the thousand hour theory, you will eventually become adapt in your chosen field once you have put a thousand … Continue reading Masterclass in progress
Give me a pen and paper, a screen and keys, and with humility I could write you a story. Something cohesive, that flows, that naturally punctuates itself and most importantly has an ending but ask me to tell you that story and you will be left baffled and befuddled. It will leap back and forth … Continue reading To tell a Story
We all try to do so much, we all worry so much about what is going, ever fearing we are not doing enough to help. Tearing ourselves in every direction in an attempt to do the right thing, overthinking where to pledge our allegiance, asking how much is enough, questioning if it will ever make … Continue reading Balance the World