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Binge watching: Bluestone 42

BBC shows have such short seasons that I often feel as though I blink and miss shows entirely. I had never so much as heard of Bluestone 42 when I stumbled across it on Netflix. What’s this? A military sitcom ...

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Nostalgic Impulse: Battle Royale

This cult classic courted controversy when it was first released for its ‘vulgar violence’. It was rated R in its home country of Japan and was either banned or found only limited releases in other countries. Watching it now, I ...

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Warren Zevon: In Memoriam

‘And if California slides into the ocean Like the mystics and statistics say it will I predict this motel will be standing Until I’ve paid my bill’ – ‘Desperados Under The Eaves’ (1976) At the time of his death, ten ...

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