Tag Archives: Chris Robshaw

The Dirk Diggler Story – Review by Christian Robshaw

Today Christian Robshaw from Mediocre Batman joins us to talk about Anderson’s first, rarely discussed film… Paul Thomas Anderson’s Goodfellas-of-the-porn-world success, Boogie Nights, was years in the making: Anderson conceived of a biographical epic based on a fictionalised version of legendary porn star John Holmes – renaming him “Dirk Diggler” – in the late 1980s when he […]

P.T.A Blogathon Announcement

Look out for a series of posts this month celebrating Paul Thomas Anderson! In the lead up to the British release of Inherent Vice at the end of this month you will find a number of articles scattered amongst the more regular posts on this site concerning the career of director Paul Thomas Anderson. Bloggers […]

The Last Showing – Review

Christian presents his final FrightFest review, appropriately its of The Last Showing… If the horror genre were a person, you’d probably find their sense of humour smug and self-serving. Yes, when horror films include jokes, they’re usually one of two things. Either we get faux-B-movies where the central joke is the fact that the film […]