REFORM DOVES

Have you heard the rumours? No, us neither. We've heard hints of Doves in Jimi Goodwin's solo work and the Williams' twins Black Rivers album, both fine records in their own right. But when you fuse them together it gives us something unique. Is it h...

TEN MINUTES OF UP

Jesus Christ the Lord, Mary & Joseph. That is blasphemy ladies and gentlemen and I apologise if I offended you, but fuck me this is difficult to write about never mind to watch it. It's beautiful first and foremost. 10 minutes of animation tel...

TOP 30 SONGS OF 2017

2017 hit lofty heights and delivered some devastating blows as once again music was at the centre of everything that happened, both good and bad. The tradition here at The Journalix towers, is for Joni, Una and Alix to give you 10 songs each. Nobody ...

CLASSIC SIMPSONS – SEASONS 2 TO 8

How can we possibly have a website about pop culture without talking about The Simpsons. Arguably they had an impact on the 90's like The Beatles did on the 60's. A mark of their success could be measured on marketing, for you couldn't move in a supe...

JULIA LENNON

John Lennon was just 17 years old when his mother died. He had suffered a difficult childhood, and was raised predominantly by his Aunt Mimi, as his mother Julia struggled with the responsibility of being a single parent (his father was away a...

THE EIGHTH STORY. NINETEEN YEARS LATER…

I was a very good boy last year. I was duly rewarded for my good behaviour at Christmas time when I found, at the very bottom of my stocking, Santa Claus had left me a copy of Harry Potter and the Cursed Child Part One and Two (released in 2015). Unl

BRAD PITT EATS

Brad Pitt (born 18 Dec 1963) is a fine actor, with particularly good taste when it comes to movie projects; 12 Monkeys, Fight Club, The Curious Case of Benjamin Button, Inglorious Basterds, The Departed, 12 Years a Slave, we could go on. But what of ...

FILM SCENES THAT AFFECTED ME AS A CHILD AND STILL DO

There are many films that we have shared as an audience but go on to stick with us on a personal level throughout our lives. Something that when you see it parodied, intentionally or unintentionally, you instantly think of the original and you can pr...

ALTERNATIVE CHRISTMAS SONGS

Ho, ho, ho Merry Christmas! Yes like it or lump it, it's Christmas time and Una has come up with her very favourite alternative Christmas songs! Some people might call it a playlist, others might be so impressed with what they hear, that they'll make...

PIXAR EASTER EGGS

One thing we love here at The Journalix is a sense that whatever form of art you are experiencing, there is a level of depth to it. It gives you a feeling that whoever put it together knows what they are doing. It might have been spontaneous in its e...

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