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Neilan is a journalist, writer and critic for print and online media as well as a music composer hear some of his music at soundcloud.com/firethornband

Posts by Neilan Adams

Batman and Robin Eternal Vol. 1 Review

With the success of ‘Batman Eternal’, Scott Snyder and James Tynion IV add another series to their ‘Eternal’ franchise. This twelve issue collective flashbacks to Batman and Robin’s quest to capture Scarecrow while in the present Dick Grayson and friends’

Patterns of Evidence: The Exodus Review

While many, if not most scholars deny the biblical exodus occurred. The historical documentary, ‘Patterns of Evidence: The Exodus’, directed by Tim Mahoney claims that the biblical exodus is a veritable fact. Mahoney cites new discoveries in archaeology as evidence

Led Zeppelin – Physical Graffiti Reissue Review

When debating the greatest double album of all time Led Zeppelin’s sixth album ‘Physical Graffiti’ usually gets listed. This deluxe reissue is a powerful reminder why the band was great. After four decades, songs like ‘Kashmir’, ‘Trampled Underfoot’ and ‘In

Noel Gallagher – Chasing Yesterday Review

Former Oasis founder Noel Gallagher’s second album, ‘Chasing Yesterday’ is a steady collection of alternative and psychedelic tinged rock songs. Noel’s band, High Flying Birds accompanies him on the album. Opening track, ‘Riverman’ is a percussive, mid tempo acoustic and

Mad Max: Fury Road Review

‘Mad Max: Fury Road’ is the fourth instalment in the ‘Mad Max’ franchise. After thirty years, original creator George Miller returns to the directorial chair. It stars Tom Hardy as Max Rockatansky, Nicholas Hoult as Nux and Charlize Theron as

Ed Sheeran-X Review

After playing pubs, festivals, open mic nights, recording a few minor releases and becoming friends with Taylor Swift, Ed Sheeran catapulted to stardom with his breakthrough single, ‘A-Team’ in 2011. Moderate pop fans will perhaps recognize his voice from the

The Signal Review

‘The Signal’ is a 2014 science fiction film that stars Laurence Fishburne and Brenton Thwaites. It premiered at the 2014 Sundance Film Festival and was released theatrically in June of last year. Three students, Jonah, Nic and Haley are on

Foo Fighters Live In Cape Town 10 December 2014

Foo Fighters has been on my hit list to see live for a long time and when it was announced a few months ago that they would come to South Africa, I and many others were ecstatic. Our concert experience

Ain’t Them Bodies Saints Review

‘Ain’t Them Bodies Saints’ stars Casey Affleck as Texan outlaw, Bob Muldoon. Bob’s wife Ruth (Rooney Mara) is his partner in crime. Together they end up on the wrong side of the law. They have an incident involving the police

Once Chance Review

One Chance is an autobiographical comedy-drama about Britain’s Got Talent winner Paul Potts. Directed by David Frankel (director of The Devil Wears Prada), this sentimental tear jerker might be dismissed as a promotional tool considering it is produced by ‘Britain’s