34 Thoughts We Had While Watching “The Lord of the Rings” Trilogy (Extended Edition)

Last Saturday, 14 years after everyone else, I finally watched the Lord of the Rings films. It was a friend’s birthday, and because we don’t do things by halves, we watched all the extended editions back to back, for a total of 11 hours (someone suggested we start with the Hobbit trilogy too, but they … Continue reading 34 Thoughts We Had While Watching “The Lord of the Rings” Trilogy (Extended Edition)

In Defence of Indiana Jones and the Kingdom of the Crystal Skull

Wait! Don’t turn away just yet. Let me explain. Last week I was not very well. Again. Something about two bouts of tonsillitis since moving to London makes me think that the air here doesn’t quite agree with me. I’ve been confined to house rest in an effort to beat the illness properly this time. … Continue reading In Defence of Indiana Jones and the Kingdom of the Crystal Skull

40 Thoughts We Had While Watching Disney’s “Aladdin” (with apologies to Buzzfeed)

Last night I watched the classic Disney film Aladdin with a few mates, R, J and C (not always credited below to create an air of mystery). Here is a record of some of the things we felt arose from the film. (And, as I say, apologies to Buzzfeed for nicking their article format idea.) … Continue reading 40 Thoughts We Had While Watching Disney’s “Aladdin” (with apologies to Buzzfeed)