Kneel Before Pod – Justice League

The recent release of Zack Snyder’s Justice League definitely merits an extended conversation on the film. Craig, Chris and Aaron get together to do just that. Their discussion covers a range of topics from good/bad characterisation, production issues, DC films in general and moustaches. As always there are tangents and the discussion is very comprehensive…

Justice League

DC brings together their own team of superheroes to stop an alien threat before it can wipe out all life as we know it in Zack Snyder’s Justice League. After the monumental success of Marvel’s shared cinematic universe experiment everyone else has been rushing to create their own with limited success. DC had all the…

Arrival

Aliens come to Earth for mysterious reasons that an elite team have to get to the bottom of in Denis Villeneuve’s Arrival. Every now and again a sci-fi film comes along that does everything that I feel science fiction exists for. Namely to frame real world issues in a fantastical context that allows for subtle…

Nocturnal Animals

Tom Ford’s Nocturnal Animals explores the loneliness of a gallery owner feeling insecure about her life choices when she reads her ex-husband’s manuscript. Susan (Amy Adams) is immediately establlished as a successful career woman who owns an art gallery and is married to someone equally successful (Armie Hammer) so she is a woman that many…

Batman V Superman: Dawn of Justice

Zack Snyder’s Batman V Superman: Dawn of Justice finally gives DC and Warner Brothers the right to add themselves to the club of having a cinematic universe. It is only two films deep but that was Marvel once upon a time and other attempt to replicate that have been unsuccessful so it is a club…

On the Silver Screen – Big Eyes

Tim Burton’s Big Eyes tells the story of painter Margaret Keane (Amy Adams) as she tries to climb out of the shadow of her overpowering husband Walter (Christoph Waltz) when he claims credit for her work. Burton’s track record with live action film making has been spotty at best in the past few years so…

Old and New: Superman

Hello everyone, welcome to my website. The old blog will still be sitting open because of the traffic it’s had since it was created back in March but it will no longer be used. Instead I have this new and shiny website that’s going to serve as my outlet on the internet. Thanks to Dayne…