Category Archives: Culture

The Top 10 Mistakes Comics Make

Comics can be a fantastic doorway into another world, they can be a tool for telling compelling visual stories, and they can be a plodding pedestrian mess, of less interest than a documentary about beige paint drying. Once you’ve read a few of these text-laden

Classic Film Kid: A Series Of Unfortunate Events (Season 2)

CONTAINS SPOILERS Misery and despair comes knocking for the Baudelaires once again. Oh boy. Hi, wonderful people of the Internet! Today I will be continuing my reviews of the adaptations of A Series Of Unfortunate Events. I’ve already discussed the first season of Netflix’s version,

Myrkas of the World Unite: Is Doctor Who Posh? (Part 1)

Once more, Doctor Who fans look forward to a historic event set to change everything about their favourite show. For the first time, the Doctor will have a Yorkshire accent. And also be female, but let’s focus on what matters. Joking aside, Jodie Whittaker’s decision

Classic Film Kid: 12 Angry Men

SPOILER WARNING Hi once again people, it’s the Classic Film Kid here with another film review. Today we are looking at one of the true classics, and that is Sidney Lumet’s 12 Angry Men. This film stars Henry Fonda, Lee J. Cobb, Ed Begley, and

A Series Of Unfortunate Events Season 1: Classic Film Kid

CONTAINS SPOILERS “A Series Of Unfortunate Events: one of the most miserable and dour collections of children’s books ever written. So please someone tell me why this is so incredibly entertaining”? Hey guys, and I’m back with another review. This time, I’m doing a review

Two Woodfall films and an American equivalent

Yes, I am yoking three reviews and three films together, but bear with me, and we can ride on this makeshift oxcart together. It’s not just that two of them are from the BFI’s Woodfall collection, a recent boxed set of British New Wave classics;

The Joy of Bad Films

You might think to enjoy bad films, and deliberately seeking them out is a bit strange. After all, no-one sits down to what they know will be a sub-standard meal when the more tantalising fare is available. But think of it in a different way,

Skyrim (A.K.A. the many deaths of Hrun the Barbarian)

Video games, especially of the fantasy RPG variety, have their own internal logic. This doesn’t often make a great deal of sense. Eating or sleeping can somehow heal first degree burns or gaping chest wounds. Your character can carry up to 300lbs of equipment and