Category Archives: Rants about Films

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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Get’cha Ass On The Road

Working my way through the third season of Glee got me in a musical sorta mood… so when I saw multiple DVD copies of High School Musical: The Concert (2007) going for 50p in a local s-hand shop, I snapped … Continue reading

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“Does Your Rear-End Make Noise?”

The first/last time I watched Moving Violations (1985) was back in the video-rental days, and while I’d forgotten pretty much everything else about the movie (which involves a group of suspended drivers having to attend a series of road-safety night-classes … Continue reading

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