Day: January 19, 2018

Podcasts: And the growth of “pocket media”

Podcasts: And the growth of “pocket media”

In a week when the Guardian left the FT and Telegraph as the only publications flying the flag for broadsheet the message from the media industry in 2018 is clear; size really does matter. The media market is undoubtedly shrinking, with a demand for content that fits in your pocket ...

Forgotten Film Friday: River’s Edge (1986)

Forgotten Film Friday: River’s Edge (1986)

Tim Hunter has, over the past 30 odd years, worked predominantly in television, directing episodes for stand out shows including Mad Men, Scream, and everything in between.  However, in the 1980s he directed several feature films, one of which was none other than the eerily dark, nihilistic teen drama, River’s ...

Spurs would be the most unpopular Premier League winners in history, hands down

The Fantasy Football Blog week 20 – business as usual

Miles Reucroft is undertaking a different way of playing the ever popular Fantasy Football this season. To understand his methodology, read part one here. The Week 1 review is here, Week 2 transfers & preview here, Week 3 preview here, Week 4 preview here, Week 5 preview here, Week 6 preview here, Week 7 preview here, Week 8 preview here, Week ...

Film Review: My Life Story

Film Review: My Life Story

My Life Story, directed by Julien Temple, is a soaring success.  It is the filmed stage show of Graham “Suggs” McPherson, frontman for the iconic 80s’ Ska-Pop band, Madness. Coming in the form of a one man show that expertly blends archival footage, animation and dramatized re-enactment, the show is ...