Pssst… The top 25 films that blew my mind

Continuing on from the previous blog, I thought I'd take a look at the films that literally blew my mind. This should give you a pretty good idea of the kind of films I want to make, until you realise that my ultimate goal is to make a children's anime series... A few interesting things … Continue reading Pssst… The top 25 films that blew my mind

Five performances that should have won oscars

Laura Dern "Inland Empire" It is Laura Dern's singular performance that holds this incoherent, yet brilliant film together. Her performance defines the term "tour de force".   Jennifer Lopez and Marc Antony in "EL CANTANTE" What a shame this film didn't get the recognition it deserved. Incredible music, and the performance of a lifetime from … Continue reading Five performances that should have won oscars

Short Film Tuesday: Stephan Elliott

My favourite directors are Paul Leeming, Stephan Elliott, Ang Lee, and to a lesser extent David Lynch. This week's short film tuesday takes a look at the early short films of Stephan Elliott, The Agreement and The Fast. They are both a little left of centre, as you would expect, and you can definitely see … Continue reading Short Film Tuesday: Stephan Elliott

The 30 minutes of hell that changed my life

“Sometimes you can only find Heaven by slowly backing away from Hell.” ― Carrie Fisher, Wishful Drinking Life is lived forwards, but is only understood backwards. I present: A still life in forward motion I've long forgotten whether or not she said it in a personal email, a blog, or in an interview (a tribute to what a … Continue reading The 30 minutes of hell that changed my life