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Stockholm, My Love

It’s not unknown for film directors to start their career as critics, but Mark Cousins is one of the rare breed who practice both disciplines at the same time. As such, it can be hard to avoid looking for connections, seeing the criticism and films

Doctor Who | Episode 6 Extremis

Written by Steven Moffat | Directed by Daniel Nettheim The Doctor, still blind from the last episode gets a visit from the Pope, who explains that there is a document called the ‘Veritas’ and anyone who reads it is for some reason compelled to kill

Doctor Who | Episode 5 Oxygen

Written by Jamie Mathieson | Directed by Charles Palmer Do you know what’s worse than zombies? Space zombies. Do you know what’s worse than space zombies? Capitalism. Creepy factor turned up to 11 folks. Hands down I loved this episode. First of all, I loved

Doctor Who | Episode 4 Knock Knock

Written by Mike Barlett – Directed by Bill Anderson Note to self: if a house seems to be too good to be true, especially for broke university students, it almost definitely is, therefore, go ask the student union for help. This episode starts with naive

Doctor Who | Episode 3 Thin Ice

Written by Sarah Dollard | Directed by Bill Anderson  The writers really aren’t pulling their punch this season. A social commentary on race relations, the death of children and a good ole fashioned evil human-dominated this episode.    Something is frozen beneath the Thames and

Doctor Who | Episode 2 Smile

Written by Frank Cottrell-Boyce | Directed by Lawrence Gough After the smash hit that was ‘The Pilot’, The Doctor and Bill go into the future for Bill’s first adventure on the TARDIS. And we thought the upcoming ‘Emoji Movie’ was terrifying enough.   This episode

Doctor Who | Episode 1 The Pilot

Written by Steven Moffat | Directed by Lawrence Gough  Yes, ladies and gentleman Doctor Who is back and I’m going to be reviewing in here and in writing every week. Also, spoilers if you haven’t seen the episode. It seems like the writers are aiming

King of Tokyo

Ah, Tokyo. How many times has it been destroyed on film, in manga, or in anime? How many fictional giant monsters have rampaged through its streets, tossing cars aside like toys, causing wanton property damage, and showing a casual disregard for the proper use of

Mulholland Drive

“Nah, you’re not thinkin’. You’re too busy being a smart-alec to be thinkin’” – The Cowboy If you’ve never seen David Lynch’s 2001 Cannes Best Director winner Mulholland Drive, it’s probably worth stopping reading and buying Studio Canal’s new Blu-Ray restoration right now. That’s normally