“It’s interesting to reflect on the fictional characters that have influenced my life, those that have been a consistent presence whose actions and narrative have shaped my morality and principles to some extent. Equally those that have faded as I have aged and grown. ” Continue reading 30 Day Challenge Day Eighteen: Which character would you like to meet in real life?
“Jack Ryan as portrayed by Harrison Ford was such an individual, showing you could use intellect over brawn, follow your convictions and triumph. What an empowering message to deliver to people.” Continue reading 30 Day Challenge Day Ten: Favourite movie (or movie series)?
“I’ve always held a certain penchant for science fiction, in whatever guise or form it presents itself. The allure of the future and progression, ever forward and upward into the cosmos or the realms of our imagination. I adore the ideas this genre presents, the infinite array of possibilities to explore and discuss, to break down and moralise over, one of which of course is the notion of time travel and the various quandaries and perspectives taken in such an event. Final Countdown is at its heart a narrative fixed around the morality of time travel and the impact of your actions on historical settings and your present day circumstance. ” Continue reading Guilty Pleasure – Final Countdown
If you have masochistic tendencies and want to waste what time you have left on this planet be my guest. Continue reading Lets (Not) Watch…Resident Evil: The Final Chapter (2016)
“The film satisfies in some areas but suffers from a great, many of the issues of its contemporary neighbour Tomb Raider, perhaps the worst being as with Miss Croft, a stylistic choice to abandon any shed of entertainment or merriment and focus on the dour and dystopian world of both the present and the grim violent world explored by the protagonist. Either way, until the final moments this is a very tonally and visually dark film desperate to be taken seriously by its peers and suffering all the same.” Continue reading Let’s Watch…Assassin’s Creed (2016)
“The final movie, taken at its entirety feels like a mixed event, the first half, tonaly a grounded origin story following the progression and growth of the heroine from her humble beginnings to a blossoming and certified action hero having experienced the anguish and suffering similar to her contemporaries. Unfortunately the film then decides to abandon any natural progression and to a degree abandons her” Continue reading Let’s Watch…Tomb Raider (2018)