Realm of the Damned – Tenebris Deos

Mention Cradle of Filth to me and the only thing I can conjure from my metal loving memory was a group of lads from up north (it’s all up north to us Londoners) with a cool black metal gimmick, and many a blurred out T-Shirt dubbed in mail order catalogues as the, “Vestal Masturbation” shirt that got many a school …

David Brent: Life on the Road

In 2003 we said goodbye to the employees of Wernham Hogg for the last time. The paper merchants in the lively town of Slough, home to the largest industrial estate in the whole of Europe, had for the previous two years been the subject of a hit BBC documentary called “the Office”. From Tim the 30 something frustrated sales rep …

Blog Series: A Year for Animation V.3- Spring Glee for Ghibli

By Daniel Reif March is near its end! America’s outdated tradition of “saving” the day light is our call to rise the blinders, crack open the windows, pour in the sun, and sing the bird-lead lullabies of springtime. Now, this imagery will never reflect the true dread of hyper-allergic environments and South Florida’s sandy dump-truck of obnoxious intoxicators… but it …

“I Don’t Feel at Home in This World Anymore” Review: Feel This Flick

By Daniel Reif The human experience is all consuming. Not simply a consumption of everything (love, loss, success, peace, war, you know name it). Everything we encounter, can be all consuming. In Macon Blair’s debut action-dramedy, I don’t feel at home in this world anymore, loneliness feasts on an introverted alcoholic (indie marvel, Melanie Lynskey). Violence soon takes suit when she meets …