Blu-Ray Review – How I Won The War

I’ve always felt that Richard Lester’s reputation as a director is a little unearned. I have a serious hatred of all things Beatles, but I do reluctantly admit that A Hard Day's Night is a bit of a classic. He is best remembered for his '60s work, but if you watch The Knack ...and How … Continue reading Blu-Ray Review – How I Won The War

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“Sometimes I wished I could fall asleep and be taken off to some magical land” – Badlands Review

Badlands was Terrence Malick’s debut film—a movie that came out of nowhere and made a massive impact on audiences and the film industry. It had some negative reviews at the time, but for the most part it was an instant critical and cult favourite. That can be put down to the fact that it’s simply … Continue reading “Sometimes I wished I could fall asleep and be taken off to some magical land” – Badlands Review

Jonathan Lethem on The Feral Detective, PKD, Flying Nun Records and the upcoming Motherless Brooklyn film

Over the course of the 30 years since his first published short story in Pulphouse magazine, Jonathan Lethem has forged a unique place in fiction. He has been a blender of genres since his earliest short stories in sci-fi/fantasy magazines like Asimov's Science Fiction and Interzone, to name just two. His first novel, 1994’s Gun, … Continue reading Jonathan Lethem on The Feral Detective, PKD, Flying Nun Records and the upcoming Motherless Brooklyn film