Day: September 13, 2015

  • Star Trek: Renegades

    Finally watched Star Trek: Renegades and I loved it! Pluses: the sheer love of Trek seeps out of the whole film. I loved playing ‘spot-the-actor’ particularly when it was actors who’d been in Trek but not as the same character as they portray in ST:R. Also, the CGI for the space scenes is absolutely glorious. Kind…

  • We Love The Monkees

    And I thought I’d be okay, that it’d be a standard-issue ‘origin/clip/weren’t they great’ cheesy doc. In some ways it is. But the last part of the show, where they show the post-Monkees careers and then talk about Davy passing away… man, that killed me. I think it’s because I don’t remember a time not knowing…

  • Head – Long Title: Do I Have To Do This All Over Again?

    Yet another clip from Head and also some groundbreaking visuals for 1968. I particularly love the solarised and coloured sequences where they freeze-frame it on beat with the guitar break. I have tried so many times to rip-off the style of this sequence and never managed it yet: the editing is exquisite. It’s also a wonderful…