Film / 22/09/2020 Working as a film extra: here’s the reality

The purpose of a film extra is simply to fill space and blend in. That might seem easy enough, however, there’s a lot more that goes into being a blurry dot floating in the back of the cinema screen than you might imagine. Here’s what it’s really like: It starts with an availability enquiry from...

Film / 22/09/2020 The New Mutants and The Return of the Cinema

Tango ice blast? Check. Cinema snacks? Check. I had everything I needed for a classic cinema experience. But this time it was different. When not eating, my mask was on. And there wasn’t the usual hustle and bustle of the cinema, where you were shoved up against the person next to you who was telling...

Film / 22/09/2020 I’m Thinking of Ending Things: Review

I could tell you “I’m Thinking of Ending Things” was made by someone out of their mind. It’s a critique as common as it is vacuous. The film is aggressively obtuse and entirely disinterested in explaining itself, so I have no idea whether I ‘got’ it. But to dismiss the film as deranged  nonsense is...

Film / 22/09/2020 DC Trailers: A Tease of What’s to Come

The DC fandom have been offered several new trailers! Many of the trailers give us a glimpse of these films in any format, though some had little to offer beyond brief teases of the films to come.   Firstly, ‘Wonder Woman 1984’, set during the Cold War, shows us that Diana will come into conflict with...

Film / 22/09/2020 Tenet: an interesting insight into inversion

‘Tenet’ marks the welcome return of the blockbuster to the silver screen. The first film released after lockdown, Christopher Nolan’s Tenet shows us a world of inverted espionage, a means of using  time travel as a means to save the world. It has become expected for Nolan’s work to be something of a visual masterpiece...

Film / 29/08/2020 Actor Chadwick Boseman sadly loses his battle with colon cancer

American actor, Chadwick Boseman (43) sadly passed away this morning after battling colon cancer for the last four years.  Staring in films such as 42, Da Bloods Five, Get On Up and the yet to be released Ma Rainey’s Black Bottom, it is clear that Boseman had a passion for using his talent for presenting...

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