Category: reviews

  • Great Food Online

    Great Food Online

    I haven’t been out to a restaurant in a long while, over a year – the simple reason being that until the middle of last month I remained unvaccinated and Covid is still a risk. What I have been doing is ordering food online either cooked or raw. If feeling lazy or just too busy…

  • Noir Crime Movie Review: Silk Road

    Noir Crime Movie Review: Silk Road

    [cs_content][cs_element_section _id=”1″ ][cs_element_layout_row _id=”2″ ][cs_element_layout_column _id=”3″ ][cs_element_text _id=”4″ ][cs_content_seo]From an excellent article in The New Yorker, noir novel writing; is defined by Otto Penzler as “Most mystery fiction focusses on the detective, and noir fiction focusses on the villain. The people in noir fiction are dark and doomed—they are losers, they are pessimistic, they are…

  • Noir Crime Movie Review: Everybody Has A Plan 2012

    Noir Crime Movie Review: Everybody Has A Plan 2012

    [cs_content][cs_element_section _id=”1″ ][cs_element_layout_row _id=”2″ ][cs_element_layout_column _id=”3″ ][cs_element_text _id=”4″ ][cs_content_seo]Viggo does a nifty double act here, and neither character could be called heroic; just about everyone is a villain, and if not they’re either cops or victims. The setting is river marshland, as much a character as the actors. The acting is solid throughout and the…