Skeleton Tree (2016)

We were lucky enough to go see Nick Cave’s documentary ‘One More Time With Feeling’ on the 8th, as the album ‘Skeleton Tree‘ came out the next day.
It was a haunting movie. The album is tremendous.

If you want to read pretty things said about it go to the Guardian. If you want to read ugly things, go to the usual gutter at the end of the article where the sheep and the vultures always lie: the comments section.

Cuz I’m out of words.

Stranger Things [2016]

We’ve watched 5 out of the 8 episodes on Netflix and I think we’re pretty much sold. (Fingers crossed for the last 3 episodes.)

Winona Ryder does a very good job as the mother of a kid that goes missing and the acting in general is great.
It’s a series full of TV tropes from the 80s/90s but all seemingly done purposefully and with respect for the genre, if I can call it that.

Whimsical, mysterious, innocent, familiar but unexpected at times, the story is engaging and very well written. If you like thrillers with a little stirring of the most basic fears you might just like this one:

Side note, the intro is f*cking fenomenal: