Sherlock Holmes (2009)
Fantasy / Film

Sherlock Holmes (2009)

There’s something oddly reassuring about The Asylum. You know that anything they offer us isn’t going to be the best thing you’ll see this – or indeed any other – year yet there’s often something strangely endearing and often ridiculously entertaining about the ultra-low budget tat they serve up at an extraordinary rate. The home … Continue reading

Stainless Steel and the Star Spies (1981)
Science Fiction / Television

Stainless Steel and the Star Spies (1981)

In the late 1970s, future cartoonist and illustrator Gray Jolliffe was working for the London-based advertising agency BMP – Boase Massimi Pollitt – when they created a series of television commercials for the instant mashed potato product Smash featuring a race of amused aliens mystified by the human habit of peeling, boiling and smashing potatoes … Continue reading