Film of the week: The Neon Demon

    Perverted, bizarre, grotesque, pointless, self indulgent. These are the kind of words you’ll be most likely find beside a review of this film. And with that, no doubt Nicolas Winding Refn will feel all the more validated. When you know the rules of cinema you either spend your career strictly adhering to themContinue reading “Film of the week: The Neon Demon”

BOOK OF THE MONTH: CUT ME IN (aka The Proposition) by Ed McBain

The great advantage of the Kindle is that it is essentially a very very good bookshop. Think about it. The like of Easons, Dubray, WH Smith, Waterstones et al will never have ‘every book’ you want. Some will be out of print or some out of fashion. Indeed Easons itself can have a limited rangeContinue reading “BOOK OF THE MONTH: CUT ME IN (aka The Proposition) by Ed McBain”

FILM OF THE WEEK: THE MESSENGER

There’s an old familiar saying that most of us agree with: Respect your elders. Not many could argue with that. They are the voices of experience. They’ve seen it all before. They can tell you whatever you need to know. This film turns that old saying on its head. We open with a young StaffContinue reading “FILM OF THE WEEK: THE MESSENGER”