“It’s Quite Amazing To Walk Into A Magical World Everyday.”

Ever since I was five years old, I have been charmed by the work of Aardman Animations. I recall my fifth Christmas, watching Wallace & Gromit in the Wrong Trousers repeatedly, and laughing hysterically at the greatest silent actor the world has ever seen; not Keaton, not Chaplin…but Gromit. I remember falling in love with Chicken Run at the age of … Continue reading

Kate Winslet.

Her grace echoes through the lens and her commitment to her roles has resulted in a highly varied and substantial portfolio of work. The sense of certainty and dedication that she brings to her performances is what makes this delightful actress so enjoyable to witness on screen. Her past work stems from blockbuster hits for … Continue reading

A Grand Day Out.

A scene from Wallace & Gromit in the Wrong Trousers (1993): Displayed at the National Media Museum. Living in Leeds, there often seems to be a limit to the amount of picture houses and cinemas there are to visit. The Hyde Park Picture House, as I have previously mentioned, is one of my favourite hideaways … Continue reading

Letterboxd – My Response.

Several weeks ago I came across a website called Letterboxd thanks to a fellow blogger who complied an entry, advertising and explaining the website. Here is the original entry to which I am replying: Hello Letterboxd – thatDandyBoy  (Give it a follow, it’s a really interesting blog!) Letterboxd, in a nutshell, is an on-line diary where you  can log, … Continue reading