Monthly Archives: July 2008

Would you believe it?

You won’t believe it, I didn’t, until I saw the evidence and I’m still not 100% sure I can believe my eyes even now. If I said to you ‘sausage dogs’ you would all know what I meant, small long … Continue reading

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Hellboy II: The Golden Army

Forget what you think about fantasy films, forget what you think about monster films and forget what you know about superhero films and just go and see Hellboy for the sheer visual spectacle that it is. Director Del Toro on … Continue reading

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The Dark Knight

The dark hype So much has been said on the latest instalment of the revitalised Batman franchise, dead stars, posthumous Oscars, arrests at premiers, will it lead to a rise in knife crime? Etc. but the only relevant question is … Continue reading

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you can call me al but i cant call you chav.

Apparently we are not allowed to use the word ‘chav’ anymore as it’s derogatory to those tracksuit wearing scumbags who hang around town centres causing trouble. Isn’t that a bit like saying we can’t call Hitler a tyrant because it … Continue reading

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Primal Scream- Beautiful Future

Nine albums in and Primal Scream are still not sure who they are, one minute they are the new wave of indie darlings the next they become the second coming of the stones all dirty blues and rock and roll … Continue reading

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Simp-wii the best.

I’m so tired and my arm hurts today and the reason I was ten pin bowling until about 3am in my lounge. That’s right folks in my lounge thanks to the excellent power of the wii. Now I’ve always been … Continue reading

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Female Agents

Whereas a lot of films and television over the years has made war seem a very one-sided affair and concentrated on things from a very male point of view, very few have dealt with the roles that women had played. … Continue reading

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Black Kids- Partie Traumatic

When I used to flop around the floor like a disco fish it was to ‘Where’s me jumper’ by the Sultans of Ping or something by Pop Will Eat Itself, these days the kids will be bounding around to the … Continue reading

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White Denim @ The Social 07/07/08

With hype being smeared all over them, ‘best album of the year’ Artrocker, ‘earning a place among 2008s essential acts’ NME, ‘a party record for thinking people’ Uncut, ‘one of the most exciting new bands of the year’ Dazed & … Continue reading

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What next for the man who brought the doctor mincing into the 21st century?

After successfully completing his work on the new Doctor Who, apparently the only idea he didn’t get through was to have the Tardis painted bright pink; Russell T Davis will start work on another old classic The A-Team. Again he … Continue reading

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