The Ballad of Halo Jones: Vol. 3 (1986) – Elliot’s Review

The third and final book in the Halo Jones ballad is also the longest, both in the actual length of the story as well as the length of time that passes in Halo's life within the tale - the first book was just one day, the second took place over one year, this one covers…Read more The Ballad of Halo Jones: Vol. 3 (1986) – Elliot’s Review

The Ballad of Halo Jones: Vol. 2 (1986) – Elliot’s Review

So, after being introduced to Halo Jones and her futuristic world in book one, we move into deep space for book two as we join Halo on a long-haul cruise-ship floating across the void, and this one turns out a little more exciting than the type of cruise advertised in the National Trust magazine. We…Read more The Ballad of Halo Jones: Vol. 2 (1986) – Elliot’s Review

Arrival (2016) Review

Very, Very Slow and Boring - Might Be the Best Film of the Year. Yo, this be Reuben. 2016 hasn't been an incredible year for films, per say, as we've been graced with a selection of crappy films in Batman v Superman (although not as crappy), Zoolander 2 and Independence Day Resurgence, and that selection…Read more Arrival (2016) Review

Ex Machina (2015) Review

I missed this one in the cinema last year, and I'm glad I managed to watch it last night, because, well, I'll tell you as I write. Actually, no. I'll say it now. It's amazing. Ex Machina's small main cast showcases three superb performances, as none out of Oscar Isaac, Domhnall Greeson or Alicia Vikander's work…Read more Ex Machina (2015) Review

Akira (1988) – Review

As Speedy Reuben has reminded me, quite smugly, the last five posts have been all him! Well, how about that! Well done, Reuben! Well done indeed. Hopefully you and Reuben both recognized the sarcastic connotations of that sentence. Also, before I start doing some proper reviewing of proper things, I'd like to direct you to…Read more Akira (1988) – Review