Nightcrawler (2014)

From one of the earliest scenes in the film we observe how Lou Bloom (Gyllenhaal) attains a analogue business watch and we understand straight away that Bloom is a driven individual yet he needs something to focus that drive and ambition to help him climb to success.  While driving on the highway he notices a … Continue reading Nightcrawler (2014)

Who’s your real friend?

You are invited to go out with a group of friends on a weekend evening with the hopes to catch up and you do, well in some form. Maybe you're eleven years old and you've won a special award and run home to tell your parents and try to communicate it but... have we lost … Continue reading Who’s your real friend?

The origin of laziness in the workplace

When you are asked at a job interview why you believe you are the best candidate for the position, what are they really asking? When they ask you where you see yourself in five years, what do you say? I'm willing to bet you that these questions can be linked to your own personal work … Continue reading The origin of laziness in the workplace

Gangnam Style! vs See you again

Psy held the throne for most watched video on YouTube but he is now dethroned. Gangnam Style  has 2,898,589,769 views currently as I write this post. Although I am not going to start a givealittle page for him, I am willing to watch his video a few more times so he can  reclaim top prize. … Continue reading Gangnam Style! vs See you again

How to watch Theatre and learn from it

  "Yes, I love theatre and Shakespeare. I just love what Kenneth Branagh and Emma Thompson do in those films", she said. But has she ever stepped inside a theatre and seen Shakespeare come to life? No. Has her boyfriend stepped away from Assassins's Creed console games and seen a live battle in front of … Continue reading How to watch Theatre and learn from it

Split (2017)

Dear Universal Studios, How's your week going? I hope it's been going well. I wanted to fire you a quick message about my new film treatment and screenplay  that I thought you would be interested. Using my fifteen years plus  experience in the industry, I'm the Hollywood Houdini director that can wow and capture an … Continue reading Split (2017)

DIY University Education

To teach or not to teach, that is the question.   In this modern age teenagers leave high school and enter their first year of University life with zeal and passion but by the end of the first semester, that same passion is dry as a bone.  Adult students are the same, the career changers … Continue reading DIY University Education

Trainspotting (1996)

" Living like this is a full time business", Renton explains. Watching Trainspotting again twenty years on is fresh, vibrant, and humourous. It's jam packed with one liners, and explores the underground life of hard drugs in underground Scotland. I was recently talking to a fifty year old mother who watched this for the first … Continue reading Trainspotting (1996)

Sully (2016)

A film about a a plane taking a nosedive into the Hudson River, here the plane takes this film into the river as well. Nothing new was seen on screen, the likeable Tom Hanks doing what he does best - being Tom Hanks. The film traces the true story of a US Airlines flight taking … Continue reading Sully (2016)

The Perks of Being a Wallflower (2012)

wallflower a high school student who knows everything, sees everything, has no friends and often a loner.  The year 1991. Meet first year student Charlie and hates that very fact, he's a first year high schooler. His English teacher notices Charlie's the smart kid but encouragement will do nothing for this wallflower. Three key performances … Continue reading The Perks of Being a Wallflower (2012)