Joker

This is one of my few film reviews that is actually topical, so it's worth noting here that this contains major spoilers for Joker and I would recommend watching that film before reading this.  Ok, so this is an interesting one. It’s worth prefacing a few things. The first is that in terms of comic books, …

Eyes Wide Shut

This post contains spoilers for Eyes Wide Shut, and I would recommend watching that before reading.  In my last two posts on film, I’ve looked at films centred around romance, and their differing takes on it. Pale Flower and Phantom Thread both square their aim onto troubled relationships and aim to try and find the beauty …

Professor Layton vs. Phoenix Wright: Ace Attorney

This is the seventh in a series of Ace Attorney reviews and I recommend reading the others before this. This post will contain spoilers for Professor Layton vs. Phoenix Wright: Ace Attorney and all the games preceding it. It will also contain spoilers for Professor Layton and the Curious Village, Lost Future and Spectre's Call. Thanks for reading! I remember seeing the first …

Ace Attorney Investigations 2: Prosecutor’s Path

This is the sixth in a series of Ace Attorney reviews and I recommend reading the others before this. This post will contain spoilers for Ace Attorney Investigations 2: Prosecutor's Path and all the games preceding it. Thanks for reading! Let’s get something out of the way before we start this, because I think it’s important: I don’t really like Prosecutor’s Path. …

Phantom Thread

This is one of those posts that I’ve been slightly dreading writing. Whenever I have to write about something I don’t particularly like, or something that I’ve only recently seen or played, the words and ideas flow pretty reasonably. But when it’s a piece of media like this, that I have such a strong affection …