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World-Building: Fleshing out the World of the Screenplay
Creating a world for a story is just as integral to the creation of a story as characters and plot. Having a world that feels plausible, lived-in and realistic brings your audience in and helps cement them in the reality you are trying to create.
Josstice Vs. Justice: The Long Road to Unity
Never, in a million years, did I think I would be here, writing a review for 'The Snyder Cut'. Even more so, did I think that review would be largely positive.
'WandaVision': Colour Me Intrigued
As a self-professed Marvel fanatic I've been cautiously optimistic about the arrival of the studios first foray into large-scale television production.
'The Karate Kid' - A First Time Watch
'The Karate Kid' is one of those movies that I've always been told I'd love but, for one reason or another, I've never gotten around to watching. In fact, the franchise as a whole has completely passed me by, but, with the recent premiere of the new season of Cobra Kai on Netflix, the world seems to be riding high on Karate Kid Fever, so I figured now was the best time to jump in and do a full retrospective on the Karate Kid franchise.
'Lupin: Part 1' - A Fanboy Reviews
I'm an absolute sucker for a gentleman thief story. A slick and fast heist dripping with style, plenty of double crosses, and a grand reveal at the end; all taking place within a temple to the finer things of life? Sign me up, I'm in.
What I'm watching: January 2021
So it's safe to say that starting this new year carries a certain... bittersweet feeling. But we're going to breeze over that and instead stick our heads in the sand of pop-culture offerings coming out this year.
'The Camera Does Not Matter': Creating Movies with a Phone
You’d be surprised how capable that piece of technology you have in your hand actually is. Phone cameras have come on leaps and bounds in the last few years to the point where it’s relatively commonplace to see films entirely shot on phone’s making their way into film festivals, and even theatrical releases. Whilst you will never get the same level of control and detail that you would get with a DSLR or cinema camera, you can get incredibly close.
'Wonder Woman: 1984' - A Fanboy Reviews
‘Wonder Woman: 1984’ was directed by Patty Jenkins and stars Gal Gadot as the titular heroine as she journeys through 80’s Washington D.C. to thwart the plans of Maxwell Lord (played by the Mandalorian himself, Pedro Pascal) when he comes into possession of a stone that grants wishes, but takes something in return.