Somewhere else in super hero films. Because the world is not America. Batman vs Superman, is a battle between Metropolis and Gotham. It's like a haughty hipster New York vs a brooding, damaged Jersey, kinda. Until the main characters realise they're on the same side, it's like Great Gatsby, but with capes and more money. But the real somewhere … Continue reading Heroes here & there
Since completing my studies I've got a lil bit more time for recreational reading. Thus, I've made a start on my precarious pile of unread novels. It's largish as there are several handy places to pick up second-hand books near where I live. A while back I started on Cloud Atlas but couldn't get into it. … Continue reading Some thoughts on American Gods: a review
So the big news, other than news is Nicole Kidman has admitted to using Botox. I think my response is big whoop. Which is semi-polite Australian for 'who cares'? It's like my electrician admitting to liking hip hop instead of pub rock. I don't care as long as it doesn't affect the job he does when uncrossing wires or … Continue reading Botox Rouge!
Sad can equal Beautiful. I'm in a bit of a bleak patch. A bit blah. At first just because, and then because of a few events this week. But I take hope in the Rota Fortunae of Boethius (and Tony Wilson). I know it can't be all rolling in kittens and daisies sunshine when you … Continue reading Sad & Beautiful