Tag Archives: Billie Piper

Review in Brief: Rare Beasts (2019/21)

Billie Piper’s directorial debut RARE BEASTS is one of the funniest and most profound, but also perhaps the most uncomfortable of films to watch this year. From an opening dinner date scene incorporating discussion of “gummy blowjobs”, Piper is completely … Continue reading

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Penny Dreadful’s Frankenstein: Faithful and Thoughtful

The following article contains spoilers for Episodes 1 and 2 of Showtime’s new television series PENNY DREADFUL, and for a 196-year-old novel. I’ll admit I’m a sucker for slightly trashy pseudo-historical romps on TV – THE TUDORS, DRACULA and now … Continue reading

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Time of the Timelord

I know this is a film blog, but I couldn’t resist marking this occasion. Today’s the day (as if you’d managed to miss it), the 50th anniversary of the debut of DOCTOR WHO. I haven’t always been a diehard fan … Continue reading

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