The Corman Spirit

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Roger_Corman

Roger Corman has definitely made a name for himself. Although he may not be the most talented filmmaker out there, his charisma and charm have managed to sway the thoughts of many and allowed him to stand out as one of the infamous if not distinguishable presence on the film scene today. For those who are unfamiliar with Roger’s film … Read More

Communi-Cannes

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Cannes film festival is upon us and thousands of enthusiastic filmmakers are already gathering along a stretch of a mile or so with the aim to pitch, prattle, pontificate, and seduce some of the top honchos in the film business with the hope of leaving no blemishes. It’s that once a year experience that ushers us dream weavers onto the Sunny … Read More

A Simple Creative Ritual

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They say that to be a constant creative in any field of endeavour you need to stick to a regimented daily ritual – doing the same thing over and over again – to allow your subconscious mind to form the habit – a routine. Alas, we tend to incorporate more bad habits than good ones, one of those being a … Read More

The Rebellious Jack

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Jack, apparently is back. If you haven’t heard it looks more than likely that he’s making a comeback and this time with an english language remake of the Oscar nominated German comedy Toni Erdmann.  About to become an octogenarian Jack Nicholson doesn’t want to give up. Hollywood seemed to have crossed him off the list but you can’t take out a … Read More

Cold Shower Creatives

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Still, it’s the winter of our discontent for those who live in the northern part of our planets hemisphere. And since we tend to complain about the bitter cold or inclement weather during the winter season I thought it would be befitting to inject some positivity and perhaps some courage into some of you creatives out there. So grab your galoshes, … Read More

Behold the Whedonverse

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For those who aren’t familiar with Joss Whedon, he’s the bloke who’s partially responsible for getting the Avengers made – Yes, both movies. He’s also a talented geek who comes from a family of writers and managed to mould himself a writing career, to begin with, working on such shows such as Roseanne and Parenthood and swiftly moving on to … Read More

Film Rebel Readers

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Lets talk about reading. A topic well worth paying attention to. It may sound silly but I get the feeling that nowadays most people who commute to work via public transport waste their time either listening to music on their mobile phones, reading newspapers, which has nothing good to say, or just stare plainly into space. For example, I was … Read More

Twenty Seventeen is…

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All about: REKINDLING youthful learning and create a ‘no limits’ mindset. NOT being motivated by avoidance and instead concentrating on what you DO want. EMBRACING those feelings of anxiousness and adrenalising them. FEAR – False Evidence Appearing Real and grabbing it by the balls anyway. REACHING into yourself for that little more punch. ABC – Always being CONSISTENT with your … Read More

A Film Stoic

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What is stoicism I hear you say? Stoicism takes us back to ancient Greece where the scholars of that time taught themselves to endure pain and adversity with perseverance and resilience. The popularity of Stoicism became more prevalent in Roman times when a chap by the name of Marcus Aurelius, who just happened to be the emperor of the Roman … Read More

The Rebels In Film

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When you look at past films which have succeeded at the box office and made a splash and an indelible impact on us, you will surely recognise one of the many reasons the films caused such a stir is perhaps to do with the antagonist of the film – the baddie. In real life bad people tend to get a … Read More