Writer: Greg Sestero & Tom Bissell REVIEW Ah who doesn't love a good rags-to-riches story. They remind me of a quote given to me by one of my lecturers back when I was in college which was "all great art is created through some form of struggle". Whether it was Alfred Hitchcock and the struggle… Continue reading Book Review: The Disaster Artist: My Life Inside The Room, The Greatest Bad Movie Ever Made
Director: Tommy Wiseau Cast: Tommy Wiseau, Greg Sestero, Juliette Danielle, Philip Haldiman, Carolyn Minnot REVIEW Now I know what you're thinking: "Sean, why on earth are you reviewing what is largely considered to be one of the worst movies ever made. Everyone has criticised it to the bone. We all know what you're going to… Continue reading Retro Review: The Room (2003)
Sufjan Stevens' 2015 album Carrie & Lowell stands as perhaps his best work. That's saying something considering he's released an enormous amount of music nearly all of which is, at worst, simply good. With his recent 'mixtape' The Greatest Gift he revisits his most personal, spare and gorgeous work with remixes, demos and cut songs.… Continue reading Album Review: The Greatest Gift
Naming your band after a ghost is probably one of the most metal things you can do. Bell Witch not only named their band after one of the most famous ghosts of all time but doubled down on the name by making all their music about ghosts both literal and figurative. Funeral doom is perhaps… Continue reading Album Review: Mirror Reaper.
Director: Zack Snyder Cast: Ben Affleck, Gal Gadot, Ezra Miller, Jason Momoa, Ray Fisher, Jeremy Irons, Ciarán Hinds, Henry Cavill, Amy Adams, Diane Lane, Connie Nielson, Amber Heard REVIEW There's a brief moment in Justice League during the opening title sequence which pans through a variety of Metropolitan civilians causing havoc one of which is… Continue reading Justice League Review
ALBUM OF THE WEEK I highly recommend that you all check out the album Our Generation which marks the debut of classical electronic pianist/composer Tokyo Myers . This guy is just fresh on the scene having won this year's series of Britain's Got Talent with his unique musical style. He blends a variety of styles ranging from classical piano tunes… Continue reading New Music Sunday’s #5
Director: Taika Waititi Cast: Chris Hemsworth, Mark Ruffalo, Cate Blanchett, Tessa Thompson, Tom Hiddleston, Jeff Goldblum, Anthony Hopkins, Karl Urban, Idris Elba REVIEW Recently I had a conversation with a friend of mine on the topic of superhero films and the term "superhero fatigue" was mention frequently throughout the course of the conversation. Essentially this a… Continue reading Thor: Ragnarok Review