Category Archives: Rants about Films

Not Dead Yet: The Release!

The L7 documentary Pretend We’re Dead has finally been unleashed on “home video” in the States (and on Amazon video, here in the UK)… though, as a backer of the initial Kickstarter campaign, I actually received my (signed) copy a … Continue reading

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21st Century Squares

It’s been well over two years now since I contributed to the Kickstarter fund for the L7 documentary Pretend We’re Dead, which is currently screening at select indie cinemas across the UK and USA… and one of the unexpected benefits … Continue reading

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BFCC ’17

Ah, yes… another year, another Bournemouth Film & Comic Con. Hurrah! Sadly the “comics” element seems to be pretty nominal at this point, as there wasn’t a single comic-book-related guest this time around, and only one-and-a-half stalls selling back issues … Continue reading

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Ratz Rool!

A friend of mine is a big fan of the South African rap-rave group Die Antwoord, and frequently shares images and videos of the delightfully disreputable duo (technically a trio, if you include their producer “God”?). I can’t say their … Continue reading

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Wrapped In Paper

[Contains re-classified dossiers and SPOILERS!!!] To properly prepare for the imminent arrival of Season Three, I decided to pick up a copy of Mark Frost’s epistolary novel The Secret History of Twin Peaks (2016), to read alongside the Entire Mystery … Continue reading

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Wrapped In Plastic – Pt. 3

[The conclusion of my lengthy ramble about Twin Peaks: The Entire Mystery. Contains “sultry rock music” and SPOILERS!!!] Although I’ve seen Fire Walk with Me (1992) several times in the past, it’s always been in isolation from the TV series, … Continue reading

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The Big Bat Theory

Obsessively checking Harley Quinn’s IMDb character page finally paid off this week, with the appearance of a new official title: Batman & Harley Quinn (aka “Hits and Giggles”), a straight-to-video animated feature co-written by Bruce Timm, co-starring Kevin Conroy as … Continue reading

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