Storytelling – Form vs. Content – Why don’t we have both?

So I’m going to delve into the argument of form vs content. If it must be a matter of ‘versus’, then my answer will be content every time. If someone has a great story to tell then I’m going to enjoy it regardless of its form – music, novel, poem, film, video game, doesn’t matter. … [Read more…]

Frank (2014) – a kind of long review

From the opening scene of Frank (2014), directed by Lenny Abrahamson, it’s quite clear that a great deal of its humour is going to be built on quirkiness, as Jon (Domhnaal Gleeson) hopelessly walks through his small seaside hometown looking for inspiration for lyrics. Sources of inspiration come from a ‘lady in the red dress’ and … [Read more…]