Five for Friday | 五日(星期五) | 금요일에 다섯 가지

Reading Time: 1 minute Peepy and Mother Lee take influence to the next level Yet another way of landing the same Burger King message: Burger King’s flame-grilled glasses are too hot to handle | Creativepool  This Adobe marketing gimmick was going around a lot of the people that I know – Creative Types  Great economic analysis on China from … Read moreFive for Friday | 五日(星期五) | 금요일에 다섯 가지

Five for Friday | 五日(星期五) | 금요일에 다섯 가지

Reading Time: 2 minutes Record Store Day 2019 redux. For various reasons I didn’t do any any vinyl shopping but used The Vinyl Store to compile a list of what I would have liked to buy. A few things: Madonna’s True Blue single was one of her classic 12 inch singles. I am less convinced by the fake ‘obi’ … Read moreFive for Friday | 五日(星期五) | 금요일에 다섯 가지

Out and about: Dragged Across Concrete

Reading Time: 1 minute In sharp contrast to the wall-to-wall kinetic-driven nature of action films in general; Dragged Across Concrete is a well-paced crime film. The role of smartphone shot video dragged it kicking and screaming into the modern day via Rodney King. The film reminded me of a number of others: The Usual Suspects and Magnolia for its … Read moreOut and about: Dragged Across Concrete

Hellboy reboot and flawed superhero films

Reading Time: 2 minutes I got to see the Hellboy reboot. Make no mistake it’s flawed. It doesn’t have the synchronicity with the source material of Guillermo del Toro’s adaptations. It was great to see Daniel Dae Kim on film, but his English accent wasn’t great. It was right up there with Dick Van Dyk. There was an ensemble … Read moreHellboy reboot and flawed superhero films

Five for Friday | 五日(星期五) | 금요일에 다섯 가지

Reading Time: 3 minutes Easter Week has mean’t that I’ve been exceptionally busy closing things before taking the long weekend break. Happy Easter and Passover. Kerri Chandler went through one of his Dad’s record boxes, that he hadn’t previously opened. His Dad had been a DJ and inspired Chandler to get behind the turntables himself. Chandler Senior’s box is … Read moreFive for Friday | 五日(星期五) | 금요일에 다섯 가지