Film Review: Godzilla – Economies Of Scales, Or Lizards At Large

Film Review: Godzilla – Economies Of Scales, Or Lizards At Large

By BRUCE DENNILL   Godzilla / Directed by Gareth Edwards / PG13    But why?   Yes, I know that it is the 60th Anniversary of Godzilla’s first appearance, but why not re-release a cleaned-up digital print of Toho Studio’s Gojira?  Oh, they are.  I see.   So...
Film Review: Filth, Or Merry Cream Of Scots

Film Review: Filth, Or Merry Cream Of Scots

By BRUCE DENNILL   Filth / Directed by Job Baird / 16SNDLV   Irvine Welsh is a writer of no mean ability, though most of his novels have proven to be strong meat and too much for the screen to handle.  Indeed, he has been called a cult, often to his face,...
Music Review: Pearl Jam – Lightning Bolt

Music Review: Pearl Jam – Lightning Bolt

By BRUCE DENNILL   The fact that it feels like a lot longer than just four years since Pearl Jam released their previous album, Backspacer, speaks to the success of their campaign to remain the anti-heroes in their own legend, hugely influential and successful,...