Author: musehick


Why do you want them to continue old TV shows that you used to love? For me it is not so I can see the same old story rehashed with actors who look like beef jerky versions of their younger Read more…


I like the pace at which this story unpacks. There have been points in the main movies where I have felt that too many disparate threads have led to parts of the story being truncated. I’m not a massive fan Read more…


I am on something of a nostalgia trip with this one. I remember it being for me, one of the first things outside of Only Fools & Horses where I began to see David Jason’s genius. I loved him in Open Read more…


Fred Durst directing John Travolta in a creepy horror movie about a superfan that call to mind a whole host of creepy superfan movies? Sure, I can dig that. No point aping the Guardian article I read about this in, Read more…


When a story starts to run against the internal logic of a system that it has set up, the narrative really should be a believable account of the success of the dismantling of that system, or of the failure of Read more…


Daniel Blake

Ken Loach shines a light into the hearts and minds of the working class in England. The struggle highlighted here is one with the doublethink system of Job Seeker’s Allowance and Benefits – something familiar with anyone that has lived Read more…


Daredevil Season 3

It is a real shame that this series is not continuing. It was interesting to see the opposition of motion versus stillness in this season as an indicator of who was winning. When Kingpin is on top he is calm, Read more…


001. Sorry To Bother You 002. Black Panther 003. A Quiet Place 004. Hereditary 005. Blindspotting 006. Eighth Grade 007. Mandy 008. Blackkklansman 009. Isle Of Dogs 010. The Other Side Of The Wind 011. The Ballad Of Buster Scruggs Read more…


There are bits of this movie that I liked more, watching it again, and other bits which really just seem to be Oliver Stone mythologising. I like Doors songs, and I like Morrison’s poetry, but who out there that writes Read more…


I was late to the show with Jim Carrey. The Truman Show, Eternal Sunshine Of The Spotless Mind, and Man On The Moon really were the first things of his that I watched and appreciated. The elastic faced comedy movies Read more…