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  • Ranking the James Bond films

    Over the past few months I’ve been watching all of the James Bond films in order – many for the first time in years – and writing about their individual merits as well as how they impact the legacy of the James Bond franchise. Now my Bond Retrospective series...
  • The Ten Best Television Episodes of 2018

    Possible spoilers for multiple shows inbound. Read at your own risk. Last week I posted my top ten films of 2018 and, if I’m honest, that was a very easy list to compile. This week I’m looking back over my favourite episodes of television and I found this one...
  • The Ten Best Films of 2018

    Everybody with their own piece of the Internet to shout vacuously into are posting their lists of their favourite films of the year and, just like last year, I’m doing it too. The best film I saw at the cinema all year was a 20th anniversary screening of The...
  • Yearly Review – Alex (2018)

    It’s that time of the year again where we look back and arbitrarily assign a value to things we did over the last twelve months. 2018 has been an amazing year again for our hobbies, it has given us the opportunity to experience some spectacular games, astonishing movies, and...
  • Revisiting Star Trek Discovery Season 1 Part 2

    I conclude my rewatch of Discovery's first season in preparation for season 2...
  • Yearly Review – Adam (2018)

    2018, it’s been one of those years. I’ve moved twice– wait a minute, this sounds familiar… “2017, it’s been one of those years. I’ve moved house twice, helped my Dad move, took a break from Out of Lives to sort things out, struggled with some other stuff, done some...
  • Detonation Imminent

    Since Elite: Dangerous launched 4 years ago so many things have changed. Frontier Developments have been tirelessly working on adding and improving this Space Sim MMO of theirs. But until recently one aspect of the game that hadn’t really seen any of that is mining. I wrote in a...
  • A Bond Retrospective: Never Say Never Again

    As a kid, Never Say Never Again was just another Bond film. While I had some official VHS copies of a few of the films, most in my collection were recorded off the TV, adverts included. The order of the films and the actors playing the famous super spy...
  • Making Me Smile

    It’s okay to not be okay. It is. Everyone gets sad, angry or upset. It’s part of life. To get the highs you have to take the lows, the rough with the smooth and any other cliches that come to mind. – A rock and a– no, not that...