Finally Discovering The Beauty of Life is Strange (Part 1/5)

The Thanksgiving Steam sale was a wonderful opportunity for me to hurt my wallet as much as possible and also to go for some games that previously didn’t catch my attention as much as they should. Life is Strange is one of those, a game that I’m surprised I haven’t played before since I love the concept of deeper story-telling in gaming.…
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Why I’m Attempting to Make a Film

Today I quit my job. Why? To chase my dream of making a feature film and I’m terrified. With no funding, no industry contacts and a lack of a proper plan many people would say that I’m stupid and you know what, they’re probably right. But then again maybe they’re wrong… maybe I can do it.…
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A Sound of Thunder (2005) – Film-a-day 161

A film that many consider one of the worst films ever made A Sound of Thunder was not as bad as I expected. Although it does contain some of the most shockingly bad visual effects and a plot filled with loopholes; it remains fun to watch and is reasonably thought-provoking. I am a huge fan of watching ‘good-bad’ films, films that are so bad that they are enjoyably good.…
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The Final Countdown (1980) – Film-a-Day 158

In 1980 if you said the ‘The Final Countdown’ to someone, they wouldn’t instantly start singing Europes song (because it wasn’t released for another six years), instead, they’d probably assume you were referring to the Kirk Douglas starring Time Travel film and tell you that they quite liked it. ‘Quite liked it’ being the phrase that sums up the film, which is a strange one because whilst it is thought provoking cinema with an intriguing story there is nothing for an audience to really connect with and it feels a bit pointless.…
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Project Almanac (2014) – Film-a-Day 123

Project Almanac is a strange sort of time-travel film that takes inspirations from all sorts of places. Unfortunately it isn’t as entertaining as Back to the Future (1985), edgy as Chronicle (2012) or as clever as Primer (2004). It spends the whole film trying to be something else and ultimately misses its point because of that.…
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Happy Accidents (2000) – 2016 Film-A-Day 63

  A strange combination of science-fiction and romance make for an intriguing and original film which uses cliché to its advantage. Happy Accident is essentially a standard time-travel movie. A man, Sam Deed (Vincent D’Onfrio) travels back from the distant future in order to save the life of a Ruby (Marisa Tomei) and, ultimately the future of mankind.…
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