Mid May saw the Charnwood Arts group’s exciting trip to London to visit the Tate Modern. Over a dozen of us set off in a small coach one morning, reaching the gallery by about ten past twelve, ready to take in the strange and unusual sights – and, as it turned out, sounds. […]Read more "The Tate Modern – a Charnwood Arts Trip"
I’m posting here a sample of my photos from my trip to Switzerland, in the Grindelwald and Interlaken area, last August. Please enjoy! At the top we have the foothills below the Eiger at Grindewald valley. Then the shores of lake Thunersee near Interlaken. The hills above the Schynige Platte Alpine Garden recede into the distance, […]Read more "A selection of photographs"
The team behind the very successful Lego Movie of 2014 return for a new superhero-inspired animated comedy, focused on the perennially brooding Batman, who was a fan favourite in the last film. Chris McKay directs, whilst Phil Lord and Christopher Miller produce. Besides being a moody vigilante, Lego Batman (Will Arnett) also taps into the […]Read more "Film Review – Lego Batman Movie"
So another year has arrived, and with it a new movie based off of a video game. This has usually been a very mixed bag creatively, with properties not necessarily transferring well to a new medium and a wider audience, or greatly changing the essence of the source material (see Uwe Boll’s efforts!) Assassin’s Creed, […]Read more "Assassin’s Creed – a film retrospective"
Passengers is a new science fiction film for late 2016, directed by Morten Tyldum, and starring Chris Pratt and Jennifer Lawrence (as two very bankable modern Hollywood figures) The movie revolves around a strange fusion of romance and a form of moral dilemma common to older science fiction print stories. In 1954, Tom Goodwin published […]Read more "PASSENGERS – A MOVIE REVIEW"
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