Spoiler red alert: this is an assessment, not a review, of Interstellar. A film in which: Michael Cain is revealed as cinema’s least convincing science-genius. Retire already! Matthew McConaughey pushes his grufflo-whistly-voice into the red zone. McConaughey’s character, Cooper, also undergoes total consistency fail to make sure we get to Act V.
What do the public intellectual Clive Hamilton’s best-selling Earthmasters (a scathing critique of geoengineering) and a run-of-the-mill film, The Colony, (released to absolutely no acclaim in 2013) have in common? […]
This post reflects on a few recentish post-apocalyptic films, but in particular on the role of animals therein… As a great, great many people have noted, apocalyptic imagery, narrative and […]
I have always been obsessed with zoos. Like many obsessions, I think this one goes back to childhood. I loved family trips to ‘Old’ Belfast Zoo, even though really it […]