I’m not going to be the guy who with much self-congratulation observes that zombie fiction is ‘Actually About the People’, because that’s just the definition of storytelling, baby. And I won’t be the guy who pretends that computer games have developed much beyond the scope of Robotron or Pac Man, because let’s face it – […]Read more "Top Four Zombie Games"
Just about anyone can wield a sword or pull a trigger, it’s the design, effect, uniqueness and power that intrigues me most. Here’s a short list of my top five favourite weapons found in the movies (as well as in their original material content). Enjoy Bladerunner’s LAPD 2019 Blaster. I love the design of this […]Read more "Top Five Cinematic Weaponry"
Cup of tea and or crumpets. Why is it that a bad English accent has almost become something of a Cliché. It seems everyone is doing it when and if they can. In fact some could argue that the infamous cockney Bert from Mary Poppins (as played by Dick Van Dyke) formed a large part of […]Read more "Top Ten Bad English Accents"
Warning: This list is not about musical numbers nor does it feature Gene Kelly, instead it’s a list of my favourite songs sung by the actors themselves no matter how badly or how well that for that matter. As long as it’s memorable and entertaining it’s probably here. Enjoy. Joseph Gordon-Levit with the Pixies – […]Read more "Top 10 Songs from Films sung by Actors"
A great movie quote is a combination of the words written, the delivery by the actor themselves and the circumstances in which those words are said. By circumstances I’m not just talking about the situation, I’m talking about why the situation arose, who or what is most at risk or being exposed or concealed. By […]Read more "Top 10 movie quotes"
The Fuzz, the 5-O, G-men, they’ve battled criminals, saved Gotham and thwarted Hans Gruber year upon year, so what is it? Why is there always at least one cop movie every season? I’d argue it’s because they are the emissary’ to the darkest, cruelest aspects of the human imagination. Sent to investigate and explore our deepest secrets […]Read more "Top Movie Cops"
Top 5 British and Irish films. Understandably it’s increasingly difficult to define national cinema. Is the film’s country of origin based on investment, talent, location of shooting or nationality of the directors themselves? Instead I’ll be basing this list on the events, issues and themes explored by theses films that attach themselves to both Britain and […]Read more "My Favourite Irish and British Cinema"