I may be a bit late on the uptake, but recently I came across an American show called Dateline NBC: To Catch a Predator, and its spin-off (the DC comics crossover series) Hansen vs Predator. These breezy half-hour slices of family entertainment follow undercover stings set up by local police and anti-paedophile groups as […]Read More Hansen’s Half Hour
I’ve been waiting- like an idiot- for a dinosaur movie to match the unparalleled brilliance of the first Jurassic Park for years. I really, really wanted to like Jurassic World: Fallen Kingdom, because I really thought this would be my best chance at getting it. And for the most part, I think I did. Promo […]Read More Hark! Let’s embark on a dark, stark Jurassic lark in the… grounds of a large house.
Edit: Another old essay here, slightly punched up for your silky smooth reading pleasure. Originally this was waaaay more academic, and even more boring than it is now, if you can imagine that- I was in that weird fugue state, mid-way through writing my dissertation where everything I wrote was surrounded by lead-lined, anti-enjoyment walls […]Read More Hell is a massive, heated outdoor swimming pool
Edit: This is a blog post I wrote for uni a few years ago. There are a couple more, I might give them a spruce up and fling them on here if they turn out to be any good. Anyway here’s a slightly improved version of some old recycled shit. I admit to being […]Read More Akira? I barely knew her.
I have never been what you would call a huge Star Wars fan. I always enjoyed the first three enough whenever I came across them, but when I was growing up, my first real, earth-shattering, life-affirming cinematic revelations were Jurassic Park, and later the Lord of the Rings trilogy (both of which I hope to […]Read More Wookie Mistake