Wonderland

How many times have we stepped into Wonderland? How many times will we visit Wonderland before each trip to the Mad Hatters tea party becomes as sterile as a tea break at work? And how many angles can you truly give the story without being too far removed from it all? From animation to freaky stop motion taxidermy, we’ve had it all, so how does this musical rendition of the classic story set itself apart from all the madness that has gone before?  Continue reading

The Curious Case of the Dog In the Night-Time – Salford Lowry

The Curious Case of the Dog in the Night-Time is certainly a curious tale, telling the story of an autistic boy trying to uncover the murder of his neighbours dog, a book which doesn’t condensate, doesn’t oversimplify, and has recently been transformed into a play so all the world can see for those who won’t read. Part awareness, largely entertainment, it’s helped manifest the feelings of autism through a performance and a stage which is akin to opening ones mind and letting those thoughts and sensations float around on the outside. Very curious. Continue reading

Channel Film’s Movies of 2016

Channel Film has been kicking about for nearly a year now, but this is the first post. Let’s enjoy the past year now.

10. Everybody Wants Some

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Director Richard Linklater has a real love for time, be it the past, present or future, and Everybody Wants Some is another return to the American college life, only this time we visit the 80’s. This film looks into the lighter side of college life, with rivalries, baseball, romance, mild drug use and beer pong (BBFC 15). Sometimes its simply something to watch a film which doesn’t turn dark on your ass, Rules of Attraction exists for that.

A film for those who want to party like it’s 1980. In America. With baseball bats. To play baseball, not beat small animals up.  Continue reading