Month: March 2016


High-Rise : Inner City Problems

One of the recurring images I remember from GCSE Geography was a silhouette of a lonely looking elderly person staring glumly from out of their window of their high-rise apartment. The image was from an old VHS video of a taped BBC documentary belonging to our teacher who was adamant about scorching this particular image into our retinas so that… Read more →


Trumbo – Life is unfair…

Oscar season naturally bring us the inspirational true story about how one person or a small collection of people overcame great hardship and ridicule to achieve a great victory of the human spirit. This year, we’ve already had this with Steven Spielberg’s Bridge of Spies and to a lesser extent Alejandro Inarritu’s The Revenant. Trumbo is another example and has… Read more →