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Bruce Lee with lightsabers

Bruce Lee with lightsabers

I remember when this video did the rounds about a year ago, but I only remember seeing the shorter version. I’d never seen the longer version until now. I loved it again so much that I just had to post about it here. But let…

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My thoughts on Captain Marvel

My thoughts on Captain Marvel

I saw Captain Marvel a few days ago and I just wanted to get my thoughts down on the blog while they were still fresh. Overall, I thoroughly enjoyed it. I thought it had tonnes of charm, was extremely well made, great characters, great time…

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Seeing five retro tribute bands in three months

Seeing five retro tribute bands in three months

I do love a good tribute band. First of all I love their clever, often amusing, names, such as Red Not Chili Peppers, Noasis, Oasish, U3, Faux Fighters, Bon Giovi, etc. But often you come across a tribute band who are not only a really…

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What makes a good Christmas movie? My thoughts on Die Hard and others

What makes a good Christmas movie? My thoughts on Die Hard and others

A pretty big ongoing online debate round about Christmas time is whether or not Die Hard is a Christmas film. For me personally, it just depends on your definition of ‘Christmas film’. If you classify ‘Christmas film’ as any film that is set at Christmas,…

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My thoughts on Bohemian Rhapsody viewed on Screen X technology

My thoughts on Bohemian Rhapsody viewed on Screen X technology

Queen were a big part of my childhood. I’m going to be doing a Top Ten list of my most nostalgic songs soon and I can reveal that Radio Ga Ga is very high up on that list. I had that song on vinyl single…

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6 Ways Our Computer Habits Looked Different Two Decades Ago

6 Ways Our Computer Habits Looked Different Two Decades Ago

The rise of technology is playing an important role in our lives these days. It seems that no one can function without computers, smartphones, or tablets. From today’s point of view, it is unimaginable how everyone managed to survive and any work was completed 20…

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The Evolution of Pac-Man Games

The Evolution of Pac-Man Games

Planned and designed by Toru Iwatani, Pac-Man is without doubt one of the most iconic video games of all time. Obviously, Mario and Sonic are universally known to gamers and non-gamers alike, but I would argue that the aliens from Space Invaders and the Pac-Man…

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Top Ten Chess Scenes in Movies

Top Ten Chess Scenes in Movies

I’m a little bit obsessed with chess right now. I’ve always liked chess and I learnt how to play when I was about six years old, but I never really got the bug when I was younger, or had other friends who liked it, or…

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When modems were sexy

When modems were sexy

Perhaps not actually ‘sexy’, but there was a time when modems were pretty goddam exciting. I had seen WarGames and fallen in love with the idea of computers talking to each other. David Lightman had that modem where you actually put the phone handset into…

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The Video Shop – A Short Film

The Video Shop – A Short Film

I’m sure many of us have extremely fond memories of visiting our old video store. The excitement of not knowing what to rent. Browsing the aisles looking for some great box art. Reading the blurb to see what the hell a film was about. I’m…

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