Host: The best horror film of 2020

If you’re anything like me you’re sick of hearing the word virus by now. Host, however, presents a completely different, and somehow scarier, form of a virus. A malevolent, demonic computer virus. This critically well received film revolves around Six friends that hire a medium to hold a seance via Zoom during lockdown, but theyContinue reading “Host: The best horror film of 2020”

Gaming For Mental Health

Myself, along with my friends, are currently doing a 20 hour stream for MIND. MIND provide advice and support to empower anyone experiencing a mental health problem. We campaign to improve services, raise awareness and promote understanding. https://www.mind.org.uk/need-urgent-help/using-this-tool You can follow us and watch as we power through 20 hours of fun, loud and entertainingContinue reading “Gaming For Mental Health”

My First week with Cyberpunk 2077

I was lucky enough to experience this AAA game on a next-gen console, and, first things first, I adore this game. Don’t get me wrong, this game definitely isn’t without its issues, as you will definitely know by now, the bugs are a killer. The main story (so far) is engaging, deep and full ofContinue reading “My First week with Cyberpunk 2077”

Xbox Series X: My first impressions

I was lucky enough to land a pre order for the Series X. Like a child before Christmas, I couldn’t wait to open it! Packaging This feels luxurious, literally like opening up a present. The unboxing experience was satisfying and something Microsoft nailed. Console Setup Download the app. If you haven’t already, download the XboxContinue reading “Xbox Series X: My first impressions”

Three Billboards outside Ebbing, Missouri: Winner of 3 BAFTAs.

This film is a visceral powerhouse. From the acting to the narrative, no punches are pulled. The emotional weight this film and its characters carry is insane. The contemporary and mature themes explored have to be admired. This is a must watch. Synopsis: A mother personally challenges the local authorities to solve her daughter’s murderContinue reading “Three Billboards outside Ebbing, Missouri: Winner of 3 BAFTAs.”

Why The Sandman is the best book on Audible

You need to listen this. The cast, the world building, the depravity, the philosophy, the heartbreaks, the laughs, the amazement. Synopsis: Torn from his real, The Sandman – Morepheus, the immortal king of dreams, stories and the imagination – was imprisoned on earth for decades. On escaping he must restore his power, descend into hellContinue reading “Why The Sandman is the best book on Audible”

Foe: The Second (and in my opinion better) novel by Iain Reid.

Foe, Iain Reid second novel and, by chance, the second novel I read from the author. Iain Reid’s second haunting, philosophical puzzle of a novel, set in the near-future, Junior and Henrietta live a comfortable, solitary life on their farm, far from the city lights, but in close quarters with each other. One day, aContinue reading “Foe: The Second (and in my opinion better) novel by Iain Reid.”

Books Vs Film: I’m Thinking About Ending Things

Synopsis: Full of misgivings, a young woman travels with her new boyfriend to his parents’ secluded farm. Upon arriving, she comes to question everything she thought she knew about him and herself. Goodreads: 3.55 IMDB: 6.7 Book I was strongly advised to read the book before the film was released, and I am so gladContinue reading “Books Vs Film: I’m Thinking About Ending Things”

World Cinema: Films to See

I thought i’d put this list together to really honour the truly fantastic world cinema films out there. A lot of the time these movies slip under our radar and don’t receive the true attention they deserve. The Handmaiden I went into this movie blind, and man, was it worth the pay off. This movieContinue reading “World Cinema: Films to See”

Black Mirror: Bandersnatch. Relax, you’re going to love it.

If you’re like me, you can’t wait for this time of the year as it usually means one thing. A BLACK MIRROR EPISODE. Last year, we were fortunate enough to feast on Season 4, this year, bandersnatch takes over over screens and our minds. There aren’t many writers can could pull bandersnatch off with suchContinue reading “Black Mirror: Bandersnatch. Relax, you’re going to love it.”

Sci-Fi: Blade Runner 2049 Review

A Sci-Fi masterpiece.  I was a little late to the party viewing the original Blade Runner (1 year ago) and, after i watched it, I really appreciated how it had developed to become such as cult classic. The creativity, in accompany of, and not limited to, the philosophical, existential view on what it means toContinue reading “Sci-Fi: Blade Runner 2049 Review”

Prime Video: Oats Studios: Volume 1. Horror films from the mastermind of District 9

VHS horror film fans (not the old tapes you had to rewind to rewatch) tune in, you don’t want to miss this. If you’re like me, and have never heard of Oats Studios, then you will be forgiven, you also might be thinking what the hell is all this about. Before i go any further,Continue reading “Prime Video: Oats Studios: Volume 1. Horror films from the mastermind of District 9”

Halloween Horror: The Best Horror Movies on Netflix

Regardless of your stance Halloween, if you’re looking to be scared shitless, you’ve come to the right place. Netflix offers an array of horror movies, ranging from the ‘not so great but oh so gory’ to the down right terrifying. Below is my top horror films available on Netflix (UK). The Babysitter Synopsis: The eventsContinue reading “Halloween Horror: The Best Horror Movies on Netflix”

New on Netflix: Better Call Saul Finale Spoliers

The transformation is complete. Vince Gilligan pulls off a directory masterpiece, again. Just like Breaking Bad, Better Call Saul slowly shows the fundamental process of change for the protagonist. The way it is shot, directed and acted, will again create a clear milestone for streaming TV. Breaking Bad sees Walter White, a moral man setContinue reading “New on Netflix: Better Call Saul Finale Spoliers”

Netflix Review: Maniac Episode One *Spoliers*

Bold, intriguing and almost mentally exhausting to watch. Netflix, unmatched for its cultural and entertainment presence, has taken a bold move in the creation of Maniac. Netflix’s decision to hire Emma Stone, Jonah Hill and Cary Joji Fukunaga (True Detective) means business. The first episode feels like a creative journey, allowing both the streaming service and theContinue reading “Netflix Review: Maniac Episode One *Spoliers*”