Category Archives: film

All Roads…..

Ooooo…. Dont do film all that often, but I’m not sure that enough has been said about “Calvary”. This is the latest from John Michael McDonagh and it doesn’t disappoint. I’m not entirely sure about what he was trying to … Continue reading

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light in the dark

  I haven’t written about a book for weeks. This does not mean that I am not reading. I’m busy at the moment and have a lot to get on with. I’m reading a couple of books and these are … Continue reading

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The bright lights

F Scott Fitzgerald wrote the Great Gatsby and there has been a vast amount written about it ever since. There have been essays on its allusion to the economic climate of the day and the morals or otherwise of the … Continue reading

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I am the law

It’s been a while since I have seen a good solid action flick. Dredd does not disappoint. The portrayal in this film is far more honest than in the previous Stallone offering. Mega City One has the distinct edgy feel … Continue reading

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I am the law

It’s been a while since I have seen a good solid action flick. Dredd does not disappoint. The portrayal in this film is far more honest than in the previous Stallone offering. Mega City One has the distinct edgy feel … Continue reading

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Pick of the pops

I’m going to indulge myself and it is, after all, my blog, and I can add what I like. I’m going off piste again, into the realm of cinema. I promised a friend of mine: film.revstan.com , I would post … Continue reading

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Deep fried and hard boiled

At this rate I am going to need a separate film blog. Killer joe is the screen adaptation of a Tracey Letts play. The screenplay was adapted by Letts so we can be fairly sure that the authorial intent remains … Continue reading

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