Monthly Archives: October 2018

2018 Film Challenge: 42. The Rules of Attraction

I’d previously watched about half of this film, as I fell asleep during it and had to be filled-in as to what I’d missed. My memory of it was therefore unsurprisingly hazy. It’s one of those films that I think … Continue reading

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Novel update

It’s been 3 months since this post, where I mentioned that I’d started writing a novel. I therefore felt like it was time for an update on my progress – maybe I’ll try and make it a quarterly thing. Progress … Continue reading

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2018 Film Challenge: 41. Mao’s Last Dancer

This is a film I’d had downloaded for years but never fancied watching quite enough to get around to it, so pleased I finally have. I mostly got hold of itĀ for the Twin Peaks double-whammy of Kyle MacLachlan and Joan … Continue reading

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2018 Film Challenge: 40. Live Flesh

From my favourite Almodovar film to what was definitely my least favourite. The title and the DVD artwork made it sound like it was going to be both raunchy and exciting, but I found it to be neither, sadly. It … Continue reading

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2018 Film Challenge: 39. The Skin I Live In

Easily my favourite Almodovar film. I saw it at the cinema but hadn’t seen it since, despite having bought it on Blu Ray a little while ago, so it was great to finally get round to a re-watch. It’s a … Continue reading

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2018 Film Challenge: 38. 10 Cloverfield Lane

I haven’t seen any of the other Cloverfield films, though I know they’re only loosely related to each other anyway, so I don’t thinkĀ that’s a disadvantage. It might even be an advantage. A work colleague recommended this one to me. … Continue reading

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