C.R.I.T-ical assessment: an interview with Broke ‘N’ Heartless

C.R.I.T is an exciting project from local film making funsters Broke ‘N’ Heartless. Taking inspiration from cheesey, sleazy horror films and a significant sprinkling of nerd it’s a short that certainly grabs your attention.

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Music Videos- Dos and (mainly) Don’ts

Here are some top tips for you, the independent musician, looking to create your own piece of visual art for your fans to feast upon. Take this as absolute gospel, and you will be on the road to music video success. YACK! are never wrong. DO- Keep it simple The sign of a really great…

Film Review: ‘Cobain:Montage Of Heck’

Being an avid (borderline obsessive) Kurt Cobain & Nirvana fan I had high hopes for this documentary. The life of Kurt Cobain has fascinated me for as long as I have liked music, the general topic of musicians who’s lives were cut short has always had a certain grip on me, and Kurt Cobain’s especially…

Yack Movie Monday: Jurassic World

20 years after the original Jurassic Park went horribly wrong we return to the island to be introduced to the all new dinosaur theme park Jurassic World… which goes horribly wrong. After you’ve recovered from the groaning and sighing brought on by yet another prequel/sequel/remake/adaptation blockbuster hitting your every newsfeed, it’s likely out of loyalty…

Movie Mash Monday: Unfriended

 It’s been a year since the death of their friend Laura Barns who committed suicide in public after an embarrassing video of her appeared online. Whilst online, five friends learn some hard truths and secrets as a mysterious stranger enters their skype group.  https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Q72LWqCx3pc On paper, Unfriended looks like it would be another teen slasher…

Movie Mash Monday: John Wick

 Ex-Hitman John Wick (Keanu Reeves) has retired and left his brutal past behind, but when a gang of Russian yobs break into his house, steal his car and murder his dog, the last present from his deceased wife. His quest for vengeance will stop at nothing. The good or bad news depending on your opinion…

Movie Mash Monday: Focus

Veteran con artist Nikky Spurgeon (Will Smith) takes on intern Jess (Margot Robbie) to learn the tricks of the con trade but soon the pair become too close and part ways. Several years later Jess reappears in Buenos Aires just as Nikky is close to pulling off his biggest con and can’t afford to lose…

Movie Mash Monday- ‘Birdman’

In the 90s actor Riggan Thomson (Micheal Keaton) was a huge star in the successful comic book adaptations of Birdman. Now attempting to restart his career with an ambitious Broadway production he struggles with his own demons, his family, critics and volatile actor Mike Shiner (Edward Norton) all before opening night. With the current trend…

Who Ya Gonna Call? Right Now I’m Not Sure…

“Human Sacrifice, dogs and cats living together, mass hysteria…”  As a long standing super fan of the Ghostbusters series (yes including GB2), the last week has been a mixture of excitement and disappointment and from trawling through news article comments, for other fans it seems the same. For months news of the third film finally taking…