In case you were not aware of this, 2014 saw the 60th anniversary of the original Godzilla movie! It was only last year that our screens saw the new interpretation of this film, which is an icon of 20th century cinema. But there is much more to Godzilla than just photo-grams. Therefore, here is a … More GOJIRA! 60 Yeas Since Godzilla
Image credit: Starz Today I’ll be reviewing the mini-series The Pillars of the Earth, a Starz mini-series that premiered in 2010 which is based on the historical fiction novel of the same name by Ken Follet. First I will be starting with a brief (and with no spoilers) overview of the plot and a few … More Review: The Pillars of the Earth
Nelson Mandela and Francois Pienaar after South Africa won the Rugby World Cup 1995. Before I start this blog post as part of our culture month, I would just like to remember what a great man Nelson Mandela was. The man who sadly left us on 5th December 2013, was finally free. For many years … More The Rugby World Cup 1995- A win for South Africa and Mandela?
I would like to dedicate this particular blog post and my first review to my parents, who went out of their way to get me the subject of this review, despite its obscurity. I love you both. The film I am reviewing is called The Young Mr. Pitt, a 1942 biopic of William Pitt the … More The Young Mr. Pitt Review
The Teahouse of the August Moon satirises both American and Japanese culture, drawing upon stereotypes and using them to form the foundations of the film. For example, American actor Marlon Brando plays the leading role of the Okinawan Sakini, and throughout the film he is the point of reference for the audience and the other … More The Teahouse of the August Moon and American Perceptions of Okinawa
The Major- Karl Marx and to an extent Lenin After watching the film, Animal Farm recently, I decided to review it further and look to the links it has with real life events. The film Animal Farm is one based on the book by George Orwell and is written soon after the end of the … More My Review on Animal Farm- showing the communist party in its true colours?