This is more of a "for future reference" post, so that I don't have to keep re-typing this for reviews where I'm going to rate a film's wokeness. Since I decided to cover how "woke" certain shows, movies, and games are, I should define what is meant by "woke", and measure how woke on a … Continue reading How I measure wokeness.
So for those of you who thought I was going to review some classic horror film for the Halloween season, something like John Carpenter's Halloween, or Invasion of the Body Snatchers, or Friday the 13th, Nightmare on Elm Street, The Puppet Master, etc, think again. That's too typical, and you've likely seen those films already … Continue reading Sonic, and Zombies, and Sexhogs, oh my!
Alright, who's up for a game where you find out how biased the search engines are? It's easy, as you'll see. For this entry, you just need to do 2 different searches. Image searches. Type in "white couple", and see how many images pop up of a white couple. Then type in "black couple", and … Continue reading Let’s Play the Google Bias Game! (1)
No review for now. Just wanna mention why I'm not currently making a blog post about a movie. It's because my buttfucking computer decided not to boot one day, and had me go through countermeasure after countermeasure trying to get the computer back up to speed. For anyone who's not interested in half-assed computer tech … Continue reading Computer Crash and Recovery
I’m always interested in films that have been banned for unjust reasons.
Dir: Lesley Manning, 1992
Okay, I know it’s not “technically” a film but the furore and controversy surrounding the showing and the subsequent refusal to ever broadcast the show again, meant that, I felt, it warranted inclusion.
And has been shown several times at the British Film Institute.
Stephen Volk’s television drama is one of, if not THE, most controversial programmes ever broadcast.
Ghostwatch was a one off live broadcast about an investigation into a supposedly haunted house.
Michael Parkinson and Mike Smith were in the studio taking phone calls and messages while his wife Sarah Greene and Craig Charles were on location at the house.
The occupants of the house was a mother and her two teenage daughters.
They reported instances of unexplained banging, chills and other, usual, activity associated with poltergeists.
Throughout the broadcast, the supernatural occurences got worse and threatened the lives of all involved.
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