RIP Robin Williams

I’ve slowed down a bit with posts here, we both have. We’re all grown up and busy with work. But my two most recent posts have both been tributes to […]

RIP Rik Mayall (1958 – 2014)

It’s virtually impossible to understate the importance of Rik Mayall in shaping who I am. Anything I ever wanted to do or be was influenced by him. I pronounce words […]

‘Frozen’ (Chris Buck and Jennifer Lee, 2013)

  About a month ago I took my nine year old daughter to Disneyland Paris. I‘d been to Disneyland in Florida about twenty years ago and my memories of the […]

‘North Dallas Forty’ (Ted Kotcheff, 1979)

Pain. That’s what sport is to me. Both physical and mental. This side of the sport has been well documented on film, from Rocky, to Rocky II, to the Mighty […]

‘Fat Slags’ (Ed Bye, 2004)

You probably think that ‘Fat Slags’ is a terrible film and turned your nose up at it the moment you saw the title. You’re probably right. But it’s not as […]

‘House of Wax’ (Jaume Collet-Serra, 2005)

It’s easy to take the name of something for granted. While leafing through a book recently I stumbled across an explanation of the job title “Foley Artist”. I’m sure I […]