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I grew up holding a place in my heart for many films. Films like Jaws, ET, Raiders of the Lost Ark, The Fog, Die Hard, Predator…it’s a long list. Amongst many things, one of the reasons I’m drawn to these movies is their aesthetic. For a while it was a strange, mythical ingredient that made up this aesthetic but when I got into a career in filmaking / VFX I realised that these ingredients aren’t mythical but practical.
Whenever I work, I tend to have on some kind of noise – silence reminds me too much of an assembly hall during exam time. But I’ve found I keep drifting towards walkthroughs of old console games and soundtracks from familiar movies. For the most part I listen music and it’s usually the soundtracks that have come […]
I live in retro-land most of the time. I’ve come to this conclusion lately after realising that whenever I’m working I mostly listen to NewRetroWave stuff or old console walkthroughs on Youtube. I’m thinking about why this is (most of the time I reckon it’s likely a desperate attempt to cling to the past) but I […]
Forget Christmas, tomorrow is the big one! And since it falls on a Saturday this year, Halloween can last all weekend! This means that you have all weekend to binge on horror movies, comics, games or whatever you fancy – however you fancy getting your fix. For me, it’ll be movies. I’ll be watching some […]
It won’t have escaped the attention of many parties that there’s increasing likelihood that a re-boot of Indiana Jones is on the cards – a reboot starring Chris Pratt and directed by Beard Spielberg himself. The idea of such a sacred franchise being remade without Harrison Ford would, in any other universe, have caused pandemonium. […]
I’ve chosen Frank Darabont’s 2007 film as it appears to be strangely underrated yet it’s one of the best horror movies to come from the states in many years.Based on a Stephen King novella of the same name and not to be aligned with the other horror-movie-weather-phenomenon, The Fog, The Mist isn’t a grandstanding showcase of set pieces. […]