Antony Beevor – Crete: The Battle and The Resistance / Neil Gaiman – The Sandman: Overture / Charles Bukowski – Ham on Rye / Bernard Cornwell – Fools and Mortals
Parasite / Black Mass / Hotel Artemis / Kingsman: The Golden Circle / Dead in a Week (Or Your Money Back)
A messy roundup for the tail-end of 2020 including some movies, comedy TV, books and a thumb-killing game.
Redcoat is set in the year 1777 in war-torn Philadelphia. It’s a bit like a Sharpe book but with less battles and more intrigue and romance. Spoilers ahoy!
Wolfwalkers / Ava / Apocalypse Now: Final Cut / Mary Queen of Scots / The Nutcracker and the Four Realms / Slaughterhouse Rulez / Man of Tai Chi / 1984
In 2014 Disney laid waste to the existing canon of Star Wars spin-off novels, comics and games. Tartakovsky’s 2003 Star Wars: Clone Wars micro-series was one of the casualties – relegated to the status of a ‘Star Wars Legend’…
My top five TV shows this year, that weren’t comedy. Spoilers ahoy!
A partially reheated ramble about some of the best TV comedy shows I’ve seen in 2020.
My four favourites from the books I have read this year.
In this post (which, be warned, will contain some spoilers) I write about some of the best movies I’ve seen in 2020.