At the start of this year I stupidly vowed on Twitter that I would complete three short films by mid July. I’ve always taken personal promises very seriously. Every pledge I’ve ever made has been fulfilled. Every sworn oath bellowed … Continue reading
(Unlike my normal reviews, which get pretty spoiler heavy, I shall restrain myself. This is a film I really want people to see. Being a tiny film, it’s all too easy for it to fly under people’s radar. I’ll not … Continue reading
WARNING: Thar be spoliers! Guillermo del Toro has been one of my favourite filmmakers for a long time. He brings a wide range of influences into his work, drawing deep from culture high and low. Well versed in art, mythology, history, … Continue reading
Yes, time does indeed fly. The same cannot be said about my writing, which (productivity wise) has been blessed with all the aeronautical grace of a slab of lead. Surrounded by bastard grade, extra heavy concrete… So it’s March and … Continue reading
Long before I settled on Strange Tea, I kept a list of potential monikers for my production company. A very long list. I remember it used to be blu-tac’d to my wall, a constant reminder of my lack of inertia … Continue reading
Recently, I’ve shot, edited and delivered my first narrative short film, a sci-fi comedy called KERNEL PANIC. Overall, the response has been positive. Most people found it rather funny and (for a low budget short) well executed. It’s enjoyed a … Continue reading
Earlier this year, myself and my friend Adam Brown completed work on a short film called KERNEL PANIC. The film was made as an intended entrant for a sci fi themed 48 hour film challenge. Adam, who produced, has entered … Continue reading
Well, I’m beyond being unfashionably late to the party. By rights, I have offended the hosts, embarrassed myself and potentially brought a downer on the whole soirée. So let me make immediate reparations for being terribly overdue by loudly proclaiming … Continue reading
Well, this is nice! Wired.com have posted a feature on Kernel Panic.
Although I wished I came up with a more inspiring answer for my influences. I don’t know what’s the matter with me, but every time someone asks me what my favourite films are my mind excuses itself and checks into The Blank Slate motel in Voidsville.
Maybe I should post something more illuminating than the duff answer I gave the Wired feature…
It’s two for two in 2012 for the geek ubermensch, Joss Whedon. Obviously, his take on the AVENGERS has dominated this summers blockbusters. Now, a week after his superhero gigantosaur has been unleashed in DVD form, comes this years second … Continue reading