I’ve had a very Promethean weekend. I saw Prometheus and also an encore screening of the NT Live Production of Frankenstein: A Modern Prometheus starring Benedict Cumberbatch as Frankenstein and Johnny Lee Miller as the Creature. Firstly, the film: I badly wanted to love it. And there are bits I did. Michael Fassbender as a … Continue reading Devolution of Promethean Proportions
So I saw this film. Suffice it to say it left an impression. If this is too in-depthy, my apologies. As storyteller Joss Whedon is oft concerned to explore the less than wonderful consequences of doing bad things for the greater good. This is especially clear in the film Serenity and most recently in Cabin in … Continue reading The Greater Good – More on Cabin in the Woods
So I saw Cabin in the Woods. I was duly horrified. Not as horrified as the woman who kept screaming in the row behind me, but I left the cinema with mouth agape, slightly deaf from the screaming, but also thinking THAT is how you do it. Appalled. You know how Revenge feels like a … Continue reading Springes to Catch Woodcocks: first ideas about Cabin in the Woods
I was in a car crash. A couple of years ago I was in a car accident. It was a close call. My very first car Bertha, was a write off. As was the light pole on the freeway my car took out before turning on its side and skidding along the grass verge before … Continue reading Crash. Words on the Effect.