There was a time not so long ago when the world was infected with zombie madness. I’m thinking between the mid-noughties to the early tens, starting roughly with Zack Snyder's Dawn of the Dead remake and Shaun of the Dead in 2004 all the way to World War Z in 2013 (which also saw the… Continue reading Night of the Living Dead
Category: Film & TV
Classically Lacking is a series of reviews where I tackle some so-called-classics which have passed me by and make an argument either for or against going back and taking them on if you've missed them too, because who has time these days? You know how many shows Netflix has? And I don't mean Friends I… Continue reading Suspiria (1977)
Children of Men
L.A. Confidential – Classically Lacking #10
Adapted from the James Elroy novel of the same name, LA Confidential uses a typically twisted and layered plot of deception, lies, and vice, to study its central cast of characters and their relationship to justice in a city riddled with racial tension and inequality, which means that although set in the 50’s and made in the 90’s, it still speaks to contemporary issues.