The 21st century needs an awakening

The 21st century needs an awakening Recently I watched the 1990 film Awakenings with Robin Williams and Robert De Niro. Robin Williams plays consultant Malcolm Sayer in a mental hospital, overseeing a bunch of patients in a catatonic state. The staff generally have a widely accepted belief the people are dead inside, which Sayer rejects … Continue reading The 21st century needs an awakening

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Frankly my dear I don’t give a damn

What's in a word? I don't like the use of needless profanity, despite research suggesting that those who swear are more intelligent, I have to disagree - it shows a lack of education, a control of temperament and class. Put it this way I worked in child protection and I met some people who were … Continue reading Frankly my dear I don’t give a damn

The Song of the Ungirt Runners

If you're looking for a really good underrated film, look up Clockwork Mice. It seems impossible to get hold of, the limited copies seem to be extortionately priced.  But if it's ever on TV, Netflix's, or whatever other less than legal methods to watch it - if you really like your running films it is … Continue reading The Song of the Ungirt Runners