Some brief thoughts on one of the most original screenwriters working in Hollywood today.
Batman: The Telltale Series presents a fun and engaging detective game with fresh takes on well-known characters, but suffers from an average plot and lack of player involvement. I was really excited when I first heard about this game. First of all, because I’m a DC fanboy till I die, and so I couldn’t wait … Continue reading Batman: The Telltale Series Reviewed by Thomas Neil
The best stories, whether on the big or small screen, evoke an emotional response from the viewer and it's the writer or directors' responsibility to execute the emotional punch of the story in a way that doesn't feel cheap and expected. The big emotional conclusion to a film or tv show can be cathartic in … Continue reading Thoughts on: Catharsis in Film and Television by Grant Connor
Hugh Jackman gives us a performance reminiscent of Clint Eastwood in 'Unforgiven', which alongside Darren Aronofsky's 'The Wrestler' and George Stevens' 'Shane' was a big influence for director James Mangold's take on the ageing Wolverine. Despite the obvious nods to films that involve a once heroic character damaged and out of sync with the way … Continue reading Logan Reviewed by Grant Connor (Spoiler Free)
I don't know anyone who doesn't love Still Game. I still remember the excitement during a school week waiting for the next episode and then talking about it the next day, someone whispering "back aff ya spooky bitch" and the entire class breaking into laughter pretty much ruining the rest of the period. So when … Continue reading Still Game Series 7 Reviewed by Thomas Neil
I don't want to colour the rest of the review with this statement but I'd like to say that Pulp Fiction is a cinematic gem that certainly wouldn't need a visit from Winston Wolf to fix. Now it’s hard to cover new ground with a movie that's been out for twenty years but I'll at least … Continue reading Pulp Fiction Reviewed by Thomas Neil
Little Inferno is a wondrously diverting little game that was released in 2012 from the Independent game developer The Tomorrow Corporation. Little inferno is a puzzle based video game that has received a lot of attention because of its simple yet addictive game mechanic as well as it’s delightfully satirical message. The game was developed … Continue reading Little Inferno Game Review by Thomas Neil