Films that changed my life: ‘Cloud Atlas’ and why I got it tattooed on my arm

You knew this was coming. It's long overdue. Every hardcore movie nerd has a tattoo of their favourite film, and they wear it with pride. Unlike most white opinionated male movie nerds between the ages of 30 to 40 however, my tattoos are not Star Wars related. No, my tattoo is one of those ones that people see and think 'wow, that's so detailed and interesting, and pretentious...', and they are absolutely right. I do have a pretentious movie tattoo, and I absolutely love it. Sorry.

Films that changed my life: ‘V for Vendetta’ and why I shaved my head

OK, dear readers. I'm on my balcony drinking wine again, so naturally it's time for more of that personal word vomit. So, this feels like an age ago now. Before I was influenced by Aronofsky, Polanski, Tarkovsky, and other directors whose surnames end in 'ski', I was teenager obsessed with V for Vendetta.