Look at you Now – Elcka

Look at you Now – Elcka

***Harrold from Elcka joined me for a discussion about the bands beginnings, his influences, getting signed, Britpop, nostalgia, touring with Morrissey, the demise of Elcka and what the future might hold***   When Morrissey played Battersea Power Station in December 1997, two noteworthy events took place. The first of these occurred when, during the encore [...]

The Commuter

Tickets please. Next stop...Thrillsville! This is the fourth collaboration between director Juame Collet-Serra and Liam Neeson following "Unknown", "Non-Stop" and "Run All Knight".  That means that certain things are guaranteed; action, adventure, Neeson administering a beating to a gallery of rogues and all delivered with a certain little style. Let's clear something up before we [...]

The Darkest Hour

The Darkest Hour

Winston Churchill is a divisive character, a quick look at the discussions taking place online around "The Darkest Hour" will reveal exactly how divisive.  The darker parts of his life story though have to be put to one side when watching Joe Wright's intimate portrait of the first few days of Churchill's Premiership.  This is [...]

Insidious – The Last Key

Insidious – The Last Key

Many of my favourite movies are horrors; The Exorcist, The Shining, Halloween, Ringu, Kuroneko, Jigoku, The Omen...I could go on and on.  Great horror films don't just provide jump scares, blood and monsters they also induce a sense of genuine fear, have something to say about the world, sex, families, religion and so much more.   [...]