The worrying modern trend people have of caring about spoilers, especially for Game of Thrones, which is poorly-written television anyway, annoys me to no end. Continue reading
What do Alexis Zorba and Haruhi Suzumiya have in common? Continue reading
‘My word’s but a whisper, your deafness a shout’.
To what extent can you ‘understand’ an author through their work? Continue reading
“Yes, never play to the gallery. I think. But you never learn that until much later on. But never work for other people at what you do. Continue reading
There’s a common complaint that modern film quality is tanking compared to the quality of films released in the past few decades. The cinemas are awash with sequels, universes, prequels, remakes, missing links, and excessive exercises in pandering for the sake of money grubbing. This is, of course, a major generalisation. Continue reading
Was Tolstoy justified in making Anna Karenina and War and Peace as long as they are? Continue reading