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 …

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 …

Ace Attorney Investigations: Miles Edgeworth

This is the fifth in a series of Ace Attorney reviews and I recommend reading the others before this. This post will contain spoilers for Ace Attorney Investigations and all the games preceding it. Thanks for reading! Ace Attorney Investigations: Miles Edgeworth was the first spin-off game the Ace Attorney series would receive. Initially conceived of as starring Ema Skye …

Pale Flower

I'd suggest watching Pale Flower before reading this. The film was released on the Criterion Collection, but you might be able to find it elsewhere.  So, admittedly this one is a bit odd. I tend to write about a set number of subjects on this blog that I don’t really deviate from; JRPGs, Ace Attorney and …