2022 was a strong year in film, and this was rightfully reflected in this year’s Oscar’s lineup. From Baz Lurhmann’s instant camp-classic Elvis, to Martin McDonagh’s jet-black depression morality tale, The Banshee’s of Inisherin, to The Daniel’s insane ode to science-fiction/martial arts/the works of Wong Kar-wai; Everything Everywhere All at Once, it’s a refreshingly diverse line-up (at least in terms of genre, there’s still a depressing lack of representation for female filmmakers). Everything Everywhere All at Once ended up taking away the big awards which were rightly deserved.
However, while the line-up of films this year is surprisingly decent, I feel there have been some omissions. Here at mycreativeramblings.org, we wanted to rectify that.
Read More Mycreativeramblings’ Alternate Academy Awards 2023
The X-Files is one of most daring and unashamedly insane shows on mainstream TV of the last 50 years. I started watching it months ago and I am slowly but surely making my way through the entire thing.
So, as I finish the very excellent season 4, I thought I would take a look at what I think are the 5 best episodes (so far).
Read More The X-Files (Seasons 1-4) The 5 Best Episodes
These kinds of regeneration episodes are tricky. Ultimately, the audience is here for the last three minutes, so I appreciate that showrunner Chris Chibnall absolutely swung for the fences in a story that maybe threatened to collapse under its own weight, but was an enjoyable journey throughout.
Read More Doctor Who – ‘The Power of the Doctor’ Review
The V/H/S franchise combines two mainstays of the horror genre: found footage and the anthology format. The hook here is that every grainy segment is written and directed by different people – often the biggest names in horror.
And it’s a wild ride, with each film offering a mix of scares and gore.
Read More All V/H/S Segments Ranked – Worst to Best
For this Tolkien fan, there is a lot to like and a lot to dislike in Amazon’s lavish adaptation of the Appendices of The Lord of the Rings.
Read More The Lord of the Rings: The Rings of Power – First Impressions / Episodes 1 and 2 Review
In a similar vein to how ‘The Killing Joke’ redefined The Joker, this new series of one-shots aims to do that for other members of Batman’s rogues gallery. First up is The Riddler, from Tom King and Mitch Gerads.
Read More ‘Batman – One Bad Day: The Riddler’ – Review
Brian and Charles is a feature length adaptation of the 2017 short fil of the same name. Starring and written by David Earl and Chris Hayward and directed by Jim Archer, the film is a bittersweet and often hilarious look at lonliness and letting go.
Read More Brian and Charles (2022) Review
After the success of his 1984 film Vigil, director Vincent Ward followed it up in 1988 with The Navigator: A Medieval Odyssey; his underappreciated (but arguably better) science-fiction film.
Read More 100 words or less – The Navigator: A Medieval Odyssey (1988)
Richard Franklin’s hugely underrated thriller is a highpoint of Ozploitation cinema with a fantastic and funny central performance from Stacy Keach,
Read More 100 words or less – Road Games (1981)