Phoebe Waller-Bridge has had a good week. Not only did she win a bunch of Emmy Awards for Fleabag, her universally acclaimed sitcom/drama, but she is the latest in a long line of creators to sign a humongously expensive first-look deal with a streaming service – $20m per year to exclusively develop content for Amazon…
Films, movies, cinema, and everything in between.
Spider-Man, Spider-Man, Does Whatever Disney Can’t
WOAH WHAT THE FUCK The above is vaguely reminiscent of my initial response to last night’s news that Sony and Disney’s deal to creatively share Spider-Man, enabling him to feature in the Marvel Cinematic Universe (operated by Disney/Marvel Studios) while still being owned by Sony, is dead. It was a landmark deal back in 2015:…
And Now My Watch Has Ended
So I’ve finally started watching GAME OF THRONES And I can’t stop watching I love it Asdfghjwerfghb Read the books. Hell no, they’re like 1000 pages each. -May 18th, 2013 Most of those words were written by a young boy, an unequivocal sweet summer child, who, little did he know, had just discovered a story…
VICES of Power
Spoilers for Vice. Vice is both brilliant and frustrating. As a big, big, big fan of The Big Short and Anchorman, I was ridiculously excited for Adam McKay’s next political docu-drama, Vice, focusing on George W. Bush’s Vice President Dick Cheney. The Big Short proved that McKay’s move from comedy to political filmmaking (or rather,…
From 8 to 18: The Journey to AVENGERS: INFINITY WAR
On the 10th anniversary of IRON MAN, I take a look back at the time which has passed in the journey to INFINITY WAR.
Just How DID Star Wars Conquer the Universe?
STAR WARS IS COOL
How James Mangold’s LOGAN Screenplay Embraces the Myth of Superheroes
An essay on LOGAN, written for Screenwriting class when I was at university, prior to LOGAN’S Best Adapted Screenplay nomination at the Academy Awards. It received a First, at 80/100 marks.
A Different Kind of Porn Video
Throughout the making of this, I kept referring to it as ‘Jason’s Porn Video.’ Oh, if only it were that exciting. No – this is tremendously exciting. New content! Good content! Well, I think it is…
Goodbye Twelve, Hello Thirteen
All my love, good luck, and goodbye 😦