April 22, 2016

 

In The Extended Mind thesis, Andy Clark and David Chalmers draw attention to the idea that the mind isn’t ‘(all) in the head’ and that it also extends outside of the body (1998: p.2). Chalmers and Clark argue ‘beliefs can be constituted partly by features of the envir...

April 11, 2016

From October 2013 to November 2014, I attended the Met Film School based at Ealing Studios, London for a Masters in filmmaking, specifically Directing. Since leaving film school, I’m constantly asked by people whether or not it was worth going and whether they themselv...

March 27, 2016

 

‘The greatest gladiator match in the history of the world’, Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice has finally ‘superhero landed’ onto silver screens after three years of patience since its dramatic announcement at San Diego’s Comic Con 2013. For many comic book readers,...

January 6, 2014

 

In Film Comedy, Geoff King wrote ‘race is another arena in which comedy can function as a safety net, permitting the use of material that might otherwise be controversial or impossible to include in mainstream film’ (King 2002: p.149). While King talks about race and...

October 14, 2013

 

Watching a film is like having a daydream. It operates on portions of your mind that are only reached by our dreams or dramas, and there you can explore things without any responsibility of conscious ego or conscience’ – Stanley Kubrick (1971)

 

To put it frankly, I am...

May 22, 2013

 

“I could have easily made a much safer choice, a formula that had easily worked before. To avoid doing that, I had to go away and explode” – Nicholas Winding Refn

 

Only God Forgives is an ambitious, atomic explosion. A blast so overwhelming it has left critics and audi...

September 15, 2012

 

‘We cannot make our eyes better than they have been made, but the movie camera we can perfect forever’ - Dziga Vertov (1923)

 

With IMAX, everything literally seems to be bigger. Walking into an IMAX theatre, the first thing you’ll notice is that the screen is twice as...

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