Shallow Grave (1994) Review

It’s surprising that the same director who delivered an amazing, uplifting and inspirational opening ceremony for the London 2012 Olympics, would also be responsible for a film as dark and bleak as Shallow Grave. It shouldn’t be too much of a surprise though because nobody seems to be able to do dark and depressing like British filmmakers. It must be the dreary, rain-soaked environment that fits any morbid scenario perfectly. Whether it’s a hitman in London, a film centered round domestic violence or, in the case of Shallow Grave, a dead body and a whole heap of cash and mistrust between friends, … Continue reading Shallow Grave (1994) Review

Doctor Who (Season 7 Part 1) TV Review

Because I review a whole tv series rather than individual episodes, there is a chance of spoilers, so if you haven’t watched the whole series yet, stop reading now! For my first ever TV review, I thought it best to start with my favourite ever television series. I’ve been a fan of Doctor Who since I was a kid, watching the “classic” series on UK Gold whenever I could get to my Gran’s house (she was the only person in my family with Sky.) When it returned to our screens in 2005, I was slightly concerned that it was going to … Continue reading Doctor Who (Season 7 Part 1) TV Review