The reason creativity and the arts are so important is that they lay the foundations for a personal support network and a fundamentally beautiful way of perceiving the world. Last night I wrote a poem (pictured below) about the reason I write, and the fact without doing so, I would struggle to emotionally survive as … Continue reading Seeking To Understand; Creating To Survive.
Whiplash has me exhausted, infuriated and conflicted in all kinds of wonderful ways.
I have been meaning to get round to watching Legend ever since it came out, and now I finally have, so naturally here's a review. Brian Helgeland, the films director and writer, brings us a new piece of entertainment based around the Kray twins in the form of the 2015 film. While I cannot speak … Continue reading Legend (2015) | A Film Review
I've said before that YouTube has meant a lot to me in a personal sense and a creative sense, so it shouldn't be too much of a surprise that I return once more with another post about it. The first article I wrote on the subject titled "YouTube: The Cultural Benefits of an Underestimated Platform" … Continue reading What Will 2017 Mean for YouTube?
Depending what circles you find yourself in, you would not be judged believing Art was dead. You may spark a long form debate which might ultimately lead to a fruitless and frustrating conclusion, but you wouldn’t be totally wrong. Art has long been under threat from governments, from overt industrialists and ignorant oppositionists who fight … Continue reading The Nerdwriter: Fighting To Keep Art Alive In A Sceptical World.
Continuing on my film week ( only 2 film reviews Liam, chill out) we have Denis Villeneuve' 2013 Crime Thriller 'Prisoners'. Despite Prisoners being released 3 years ago now, it is one of those films that is never too old to rave about. Villeneuve brings together a flawless ensemble cast made up of Jake Gyllenhaal, Hugh … Continue reading Prisoners (2013) | A Film Review
The new horror film Don't Breathe from director Fede Alvarez (Evil Dead, Panic Attack) was the first film I'd seen in the cinema since Christmas. I was excited to again feel the experience of the cinema and the thrill of being frightened. Don't Breathe, while occasionally indulging maybe a little too much in the tropes … Continue reading Don’t Breathe (2016) | A Film Review
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=O1YEYOTUxcg Every so often there comes along something so extraordinary that hits me on such a personal level that I can't stop obsessing over it. Currently that's Todrick Hall's musical Straight Outta Oz. First of all, I want to say I can't connect to everything mentioned in the 57 minute musical film. I'm straight and … Continue reading Straight Outta Oz – A Review
Hello all! Again another small post but a very exciting one!! Me and my friend Matthew Bayliss have made a Film Production Company and YouTube channel where we will regularly be posting updates about our filming adventures, and short films. We're a small independent company at the moment, but we hope to create quality content … Continue reading New Sight Media – A New Filmmaking Venture
In the grand scheme of my BA university degree, last Thursday - Sunday represented the true 'end', leaving only graduation left. That is why we (my friends and I) wanted to make sure we had the greatest time we could so that we could leave with a bang. Starting on Thursday (2nd May) I started my … Continue reading Make The Last Moments Count