You’re only given a little spark of madness, don’t lose it

Actor and comedian Robin Williams, who died at the age of 63 yesterday, lived first and foremost for happiness. No doubt he derived a great deal of joy from bringing it out in other people.

“No matter what people tell you, words and ideas can change the world.”

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Check Out “The World Turned Upside Down” on Norwich Film Festival

UPDATE: After a long hiatus, I have written a new article for the Norwich Film Festival – which you can check out by clicking the link below at the end of the sample text. Just in case you were wondering – there will be new articles written for this very page in the next few weeks, as well as updates regarding the next Hollywood Hegemony documentary we’re producing, Witches and Bitches – for which filming begins next week – so watch this space… -JB

Malcolm was distracted at a pivotal moment by an irresistible Hollywood Hegemony update.

Rupert Wyatt (Rise of The Planet of The Apes) and Matthew Vaughn (X-Men: First Class) are similar in a number of ways. The British film-makers both directed fine films in 2011. Both used clever threads of social commentary to grant two of Hollywood’s biggest sagas a new lease of life – after poor cinematic outings seemed to have driven the franchises to the brink of oblivion. Both were unceremoniously binned by 20th Century Fox for their efforts… [Read more here…]