Review: Transformers: The Last Knight (Michael Bay, 2017)

Transformers: The Last Knight makes no sense, but somehow still makes more sense than the previous film, Age Of Extinction. In almost only that sense, it is a success. There are glimmers of theoretically enjoyable daftness scattered throughout, but the trouble is there’s about ten different films crammed in: one about the hunt for an… Read More Review: Transformers: The Last Knight (Michael Bay, 2017)

Review: Daughters of the Dust (Julie Dash, 1991)

Recently given a theatrical re-release in the UK by the British Film Institute, Julie Dash’s 1991 film Daughters of the Dust has been lovingly restored for its 25th anniversary by the Cohen Film Collection in the States, the results of which are now available on Netflix UK. It’s a timely arrival in many ways, partially… Read More Review: Daughters of the Dust (Julie Dash, 1991)

TV review: American Gods (Episode 6)

Vulcan (Corbin Bernsen) is the first deity introduced in American Gods that doesn’t appear in Neil Gaiman’s novel, although was reportedly created by Gaiman himself, specifically for the series. Considering the skeleton of the book that needs to (mostly) be followed for the show’s main narrative, it’s not surprising that Vulcan ends up a one-episode-and-done… Read More TV review: American Gods (Episode 6)