10 Hours With… Pokémon Scarlet

As I mentioned in my last post, I'm currently playing Pokémon Scarlet, one of the two new mainline Pokémon games - you may have heard of them, haha! They feature the new, open-world region of Paldea and plenty other new innovations to the series, so there's a lot to discuss. However, with the game naturally … Continue reading 10 Hours With… Pokémon Scarlet

6 Reasons You Should Watch BBC’s The English

Hey there! I recently stumbled across the new period drama The English on the BBC, a fictional western set mostly in the late 1800s and featuring an incredible cast headlined by the magnificent Emily Blunt (who's also an Executive Producer on the series). After enjoying the first episode immensely, I soon finished the 6-episode series … Continue reading 6 Reasons You Should Watch BBC’s The English

The Witcher Journals #1 – Beginning the Adventure!

Hey there! As mentioned in my previous post, I've just started playing through the three The Witcher games from CD Projekt Red, beginning with The Witcher: Enhanced Edition. Before I talk more about that, a bit of context. I've previously played a few hours of The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt on PlayStation 4, but that … Continue reading The Witcher Journals #1 – Beginning the Adventure!

Lessons from Gaming Burnout

Over the last few months, I've found myself playing video games way less than usual - basically, I've felt burned out by gaming and the relentless news cycle around it. Subsequently, I've been looking elsewhere for my day-to-day entertainment, hence how my posts on this site have recently leaned heavily towards films. The last new … Continue reading Lessons from Gaming Burnout

Film in 500: No Time to Die Review

Certificate: 12A Director: Cary Joji Fukunaga Writers: Neal Purvis, Robert Wade, Cary Joji Fukunaga, Phoebe Waller-Bridge Production: Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer (MGM), Universal Pictures, Eon Productions, B25, Cinesite, Danjaq Distributor: Universal Pictures International (UPI) Platforms: Theatrical Release (Reviewed) Release Date: Out Now! Here it is, the final Daniel Craig James Bond film. Now I've seen it twice, I'm … Continue reading Film in 500: No Time to Die Review

Film in 500: Promising Young Woman Review

Certificate: 15 Writer/Director: Emerald Fennell Production: FilmNation Entertainment, Focus Features, LuckyChap Entertainment Distributor: Universal Pictures International (UPI) Platforms: Blu-ray (Reviewed), DVD, Streaming Release Date: Out Now! Some films you really need to see - and this is one of them. Promising Young Woman mixes important themes of relationships, sexual abuse, and their lasting effects with … Continue reading Film in 500: Promising Young Woman Review

Film in 500: Violet Evergarden: Eternity and the Auto Memory Doll Review

Certificate: UDirectors: Haruka Fujita, Taichi IshidateProduction: ABC Animation, Animation DO, Bandai Namco Arts, Kyoto Animation, Pony Canyon, RakuonshaDistributor: Netflix, All the AnimePlatform: Viewed on Blu-ray with Japanese Audio and English SubtitlesRelease Date: Out Now! Recently, I caught up - and greatly enjoyed - the beautiful, thought-provoking anime Violet Evergarden, so I was excited to follow … Continue reading Film in 500: Violet Evergarden: Eternity and the Auto Memory Doll Review

Film in 500: The Suicide Squad Review

Certificate: 15 Writer/Director: James Gunn Production: Atlas Entertainment, DC Comics, DC Entertainment, The Safran Company, Warner Bros. Distributor: Warner Bros. Pictures Platforms: Theatrical Release (Reviewed) Release Date: Out Now! My emotions were conflicted entering The Suicide Squad. On one hand, I'm always excited for a new DC film, but on the other, I haven't enjoyed … Continue reading Film in 500: The Suicide Squad Review

My Top Ten Films of 2020: #5-#1

Time for Part 2 of my Top Ten Films List for the last year! As I said in the last post covering my picks for #10-#6 in 2020, I am publishing this on 4th January. That is right, I am gonna stick to a schedule for once! As always for these posts, I shall reiterate … Continue reading My Top Ten Films of 2020: #5-#1

My Top Ten Films of 2020: #10-#6

2020 is over, and now it is time for my annual Top Ten Films list! As with the past three years of these articles, I am splitting the list into two, starting with my picks for #10-#6 in this post! Gotta keep it consistent, y'know. When making this list, I bear in mind the film … Continue reading My Top Ten Films of 2020: #10-#6