Hard Knock Life of Pi

Once upon a time I might have stayed up to watch the Oscars live. Living in the UK as I do, however, my clocks are set to GMT and I'm afraid 1:30AM is way past my bedtime. Still, these gong-shows are always a bit ridiculous, so I'm happy simply to wake up to the news … Continue reading Hard Knock Life of Pi

On Prometheus

Most people who like cinema have a movie that shines like a beacon in their memory, brighter than all the rest. Mine is Alien. I was there for its first release in 1979, sneaking past the warning signs in the theatre foyer even though I was too young for the movie's X-certificate. 'This film contains … Continue reading On Prometheus