Other Writing

It seemed best to have a separate page to collect together features, exterior texts, etc. just to make it easier to navigate (both for myself and anybody curious to see them).

Arranged by newest first, for ease!

18th October 2021 – Post-Mortem: The Suicide Squad (2021) for the Edge SUSU.

17th October 2021 – A Letter to Humanity, a short essay for SoulCraft.

17th October 2021 – Review: The Alchemist – This Thing of Ours for the Edge SUSU.

17th October 2021 – Eroded, a poem for Scuzzbucket.

17th October 2021 – Living in Hope, a poem for SoulCraft.

16th October 2021 – Hidden Gems: Archy Marshall’s A New Place 2 Drown for the Edge SUSU.

15th October 2021 – Just Say No, a poem for CRY Magazine.

14th October 2021 – Upset Stomach, a poem for Scuzzbucket inspired by Injury Reserve’s ‘Knees’

13th October 2021 – Just Another Commute, self published poem on Medium. (Graphic Content)

12th October 2021 – Down the Drain Again, a poem for CRY Magazine.

12th October 2021 – Panicked Familiarity, a poem for SoulCraft.

12th October 2021 – Bloody Nose, Empty Pockets, a poem for Scuzzbucket.

11th October 2021 – On Edge – Anticipating Venom: Let There Be Carnage for the Edge SUSU.

11th October 2021 – Water/The Flood, a poem for Scuzzbucket.

9th October 2021 – Soulful Hieroglyphics, a poem for Scuzzbucket.

9th October 2021 – Borrowed Time, a poem for Put it to Rest on Medium.

8th October 2021 – In Summary, a short poem self-published on Medium.

6th October 2021 – The Importance of Controversial Books for The Edge. (Also printed in their Hot Takes edition, 2021)

6th October 2021 – Cemented Ground, a poem for Scuzzbucket.

5th October 2021 – Review: Squid @ the 1865 4/10/21 for the Edge SUSU.

4th October 2021 – Review: Wiki – Half God for the Edge SUSU.

1st October 2021 – Elusive Me, a poem for Scuzzbucket.

30th September 2021 – Collab: Favourite School and College films for the Edge SUSU.

29th September 2021 – Take the Pain, a poem for Scuzzbucket and inspired by Kae Tempest.

28th September 2021 – Review: Prisoners of the Ghostland – Pure Craziness for The Edge SUSU.

26th September 2021 – Captive, a poem for SoulCraft.

26th September 2021 – Another Night, a poem for Scuzzbucket.

24th September 2021 – Like Clockwork, a poem for Scuzzbucket.

24th September 2021 – Wanting to Die, a poem for Soulcraft (inspired by Anne Sexton).

22nd September 2021 – ‘A leap forward in hip-hop history’: A Review of Injury Reserve’s By The Time I Get To Phoenix for the Edge SUSU.

21st September 2021 – Review: Malignant for the Edge SUSU.

19th September 2021 – With The Fossils, a poem, for Scuzzbucket.

19th September 2021 – The Burdening City, a poem, for SoulCraft.

19th September 2021 – Review: People Just Do Nothing: Big In Japan for the Edge SUSU.

19th September 2021 – ‘Never Slumping in Energy’: A Review of King Krule’s You Heat Me Up, You Cool Me Down for the Edge SUSU.

18th September 2021 – Review: Candyman (2021) for the Edge SUSU.

18th September 2021 – Collab: Great Films We Love to Hate for the Edge SUSU.

18th September 2021 – Hands Clasped in Hope, a poem in three parts for Scuzzbucket.

15th September 2021 – In The Wrong Class, a poem for Scuzzbucket.

13th September 2021 – He Walks Alone., a poem for Scuzzbucket.

13th September 2021 – Anxiety and Agoraphobia when starting University for the Student Minds Charity blog.

12th September 2021 – Sisyphus’ Shoulders, a poem for Scuzzbucket.

10th September 2021 – ‘Something of an Odyssey’: A Review of Little Simz’ Sometimes I Might Be Introvert for the Edge SUSU.

9th September 2021 – Review: Boldy James, The Alchemist – Bo Jackson for the Edge SUSU

7th September 2021 – The Best Days, a poem for Scuzzbucket.

7th September 2021 – Diary Entry 407, a poem for Soul Craft

3rd September 2021 – Review: Kurupt FM – The Greatest Hits (Part 1) for the Edge SUSU.

2nd September 2021 – Searching, a poem for Scuzzbucket.

1st September 2021 – A Messy Celebration of Music and Creativity: A Review of Kanye West’s Donda for the Edge SUSU.

25th August 2021 – Industrial, a poem for Soul Craft.

18th August 2021 – The Mark of a Wordsmith: A Review of Nas’ King’s Disease II for the Edge SUSU

Nas: King's Disease II Album Review | Pitchfork
Nas’ King’s Disease II record cover.

16th August 2021 – Review: Pig – Daring and Unexpected for the Edge SUSU

10th August 2021 – Lil Ugly Mane and His Many Alter Egos for the Edge SUSU.

7th August 2021 – Hidden Gems: The Roots – And Then You Shoot Your Cousin… for the Edge SUSU.

3rd August 2021 – Musical Minimalism from a Maturing Artist: A Review of Dave’s We’re All Alone In This Together for the Edge SUSU.

2nd August 2021 – Review: Skepta – All In for the Edge SUSU.

1st August 2021 – 3 poems (The Lonely Path, The Black Water Laughed, Falling) for Impspired Issue 12.

30th July 2021 – Hidden Gems: The Immigrant (James Gray, 2013) for the Edge SUSU.

28th July 2021 – Uprising Review: Steve McQueen’s Emotional Documentary is Masterful for the Black British Cinema Blog.

16th July 2021 – Review: Navy Blue – Navy’s Reprise for the Edge SUSU.

4th July 2021 – Review: Nobody for the Edge SUSU.

29th May 2021 – Review: First Cow – Reichardt’s Latest Is Minimal But Entertaining for the Edge SUSU.

28th May 2021 – The Best of Horrorcore Hip-Hop: clipping.’s There Existed An Addiction to Blood for the Edge SUSU.

25th May 2021 – Hidden Gems: Anne Sexton’s Live or Die for the Edge SUSU.

Capone Review: Tom Hardy Rots to Death in Josh Trank's Soiled Biopic |  IndieWire
Capone (2020)

25th May 2021 – In Defence of: Capone for the Edge SUSU.

14th May 2021 – Steve McQueen’s Most Underrated Work: All Day/I Feel Like That for the Black British Cinema Blog.

2nd May 2021 – Hidden Gems: James Baldwin’s Another Country for the Edge SUSU.

1st May 2021 – Actor In Focus: Adam Sandler for the Edge SUSU.

28th April 2021 – Our Favourite Underappreciated Films for the Edge SUSU.

27th April 2021 – Clouds, a poem for Paper Poetry.

24th April 2021 – My First Vinyl: Earl Sweatshirt’s I Don’t Like Shit, I Don’t Go Outside for the Edge SUSU.

22nd April 2021 – Review: Undine – Fantasy and Realism but With Ferocious Emotion for the Edge SUSU.

21st April 2021 – Hidden Gems: Manonmars – Manonmars for the Edge SUSU.

5th April 2021 – Nostalgic News: Billy Madison was released 25 years ago for The Edge SUSU.

28th March 2021 – Tread Lightly, a poem for Soul Craft.

25th March 2021 – A Beautiful Blend of Funk, Rap and Soul: A Review of Genesis Owusu’s Smiling With No Teeth (2021) for the Edge SUSU.

24th March 2021 – Haze of Interference, a poem for Soul Craft.

24th March 2021 – Nostalgic News: The Comfort of Strangers Released 25 Years Ago for the Edge SUSU.

20th March 2021 – Review: Sound of Metal – Drama About Hearing Loss With Thunderous Performances for the Edge SUSU.

11th March 2021 – My Favourite Story Album: King Krule’s The OOZ for the Edge SUSU.

11th March 2021 – Made Man, a poem for Soul Craft.

10th March 2021 – Review: Biggie: I Got A Story to Tell – An Insight on the Influential Rapper Minus the Music for the Edge SUSU.

8th March 2021 – ‘Showering in Sin”, a poem printed in Batine Acids Volume 3

Avantdale Bowling Club | Avantdale Bowling Club
Avantdale Bowling Club‘s self titled record cover

28th February 2021 – Hidden Gems: Avantdale Bowling Club – Self Titled for the Edge SUSU.

25th February 2021 – Experimental and Promising; A Review of Black Country, New Road’s ‘For The First Time’ for the Edge SUSU.

15th February 2021 – Cult Classics: Crash for the Edge SUSU.

14th February 2021 – Kanye West’s The Life of Pablo Was Released Five Years Ago for the Edge SUSU.

13th February 2021 – Taxi Driver 45th Anniversary Celebration for the Edge SUSU – https://www.theedgesusu.co.uk/news/nostalgic-news/2021/02/13/nostalgic-news-taxi-driver-was-released-45-years-ago/

2nd February 2021 – (In print and via PDF) Poetry for Batine Acids Vol 2 – https://batineacids.bigcartel.com/product/pre-order-batine-acids-vol-2

1st February 2021 – Hidden Gem: Two Lovers for The Edge SUSU – https://www.theedgesusu.co.uk/film/2021/02/01/hidden-gem-two-lovers/

1st February 2021 – 4 Poems for Impspired Magazine Issue 9 – https://impspired.com/2021/02/01/reece-beckett-3/

25th January 2021 – 3 Poems for Impspired Issue 7, printed for Impspired Magazine Volume 4 – available via Amazon

14th January 2021 – The Disturbing Trend of COVID Films, via The Edge SUSU – https://www.theedgesusu.co.uk/film/2021/01/14/covid-films/?fbclid=IwAR26e7jC0Rtkjeq8I4Tf8DkICjOlp2sxnCuiAaPS5pJN_3N4MhBP4Vm-MjU

14th January 2021 – Voted in The Edge’s Best Films of 2020

Actress Vanessa Kirby packs a punch as 'Pieces of a Woman' shows grief at  its most raw | Arab News
Pieces of a Woman (2020)

9th January 2021 – Reviewed Pieces of A Woman for The Edge SUSU – https://www.theedgesusu.co.uk/film/cinema/2021/01/09/review-pieces-of-a-woman-promising-but-mediocre-drama-on-childbirth/

1st January 2021 – Voted in Cinematary’s Top 10 Films of 2020 – https://www.cinematary.com/writing/2021/1/4/best-movies-2020-netflix-hulu-cinematary

30th December 2020 – Voted in Film News UK’s Top 28 of 2020 – https://www.film-news.co.uk/review/UK/4324/Cinema/Film-News-Top-28-Films-of-2020?fbclid=IwAR2mJEtfWsesHA-gXzFRpMFPApXkxAejR8RzczhX3Pn0SEUWoGwkEDk4bP8

30th December 2020 – Voted in Music News UK’s Top 28 Albums of 2020 – https://www.music-news.com/review/UK/14448/Album/Music-News-Top-28-Albums-of-2020?fbclid=IwAR3KYIU1OJSOKx6TygQDv1oFDcnRM9j1nb1Qdv37qx45k9yswY3qUNIv_qg

28th November 2020 – Les Miserables (2019) review for Film News UK – https://www.film-news.co.uk/review/UK/4287/Home-Ent/Les-Mise%CC%81rables?fbclid=IwAR3MypuYEmsnNmgWDYdyE5Sr-CzTmF0ypTmmLMZtrB7KnVIfrBTKDcGaMJc

2nd November 2020 – My debut poetry collection, Portrait of a City on Fire, was published via Impspired Publishing – https://www.goodreads.com/book/show/54759248-portrait-of-a-city-on-fire

17th October 2020 – A poem featured in Pluviophile: A Mental Health Anthology, available here – https://www.darkpoets.club/product-page/pluviophile-mental-health-anthology

10th October 2020 – 10 Movie Masterpieces For An Introduction To Slow Cinema for Taste of Cinema

1st October 2020 – 3 Poems for Impspired Magazine Issue 7 – https://impspired.com/2020/10/01/reece-beckett-2/

25th September 2020 – 3 Poems for Impspired Magazine Issue 5, in print for Impspired Volume 3

24th August 2020 – 10 Underrated Movie Performances From Veteran Actors for Taste of Cinema

20th July 2020 – The Brown Bunny review for Cinematary – https://www.cinematary.com/writing/2020/7/19/the-brown-bunny-2003-by-vincent-gallo

The 10 Boldest Movies About Sexuality | Taste Of Cinema - Movie Reviews and  Classic Movie Lists
The Brown Bunny (Vincent Gallo, 2003)

18th June 2020 – 10 Great Cult Horror Movies You May Have Never Seen for Taste of Cinema

15th June 2020 – 10 Great Thriller Movies You May Not Have Seen for Taste of Cinema

5th June 2020 – 10 Great Recent Movies You May Have Never Seen for Taste of Cinema

1st June 2020 – 3 Poems for Impspired Magazine Issue 5 – https://impspired.com/2020/06/01/reece-beckett/

19th May 2020 – 10 Great Movie Classics You’ve Probably Never Seen for Taste of Cinema

5th May 2020 – 10 Movies That Are Better Than Their Reputations for Taste of Cinema

28th April 2020 – 10 Forgotten Movie Masterpieces of World Cinema for Taste of Cinema

23rd April 2020 – 10 Beautiful Movies You’ve Probably Never Seen for Taste of Cinema

2nd March 2020 – Sorry We Missed You review for Cinematary – https://www.cinematary.com/writing/2020/3/2/sorry-we-missed-you-2020-by-ken-loach

25th February 2020 – 10 Great Thriller Movies You’ve Probably Never Seen for Taste of Cinema

9th February 2020 – 8 Great 2019 Movies You Might Have Missed for Taste of Cinema

30th December 2019 – BlacKkKlansman review for Cinematary – https://www.cinematary.com/writing/2019/12/5/blackkklansman-2018-by-spike-lee

30th December 2019 – The 10 Most Disturbing Movies of The 2010s for Taste of Cinema

17th December 2019 – 10 Great 2010s Movies You May Have Missed for Taste of Cinema

15th November 2019 – 10 Great Film Classics You’ve Probably Never Seen for Taste of Cinema

28th October 2019 – 10 Movies You Disliked Before You Saw Them for Taste of Cinema

Bad Lieutenant. 1992. Directed by Abel Ferrara | MoMA
Bad Lieutenant (Abel Ferrara, 1992)

8th October 2019 – The 10 Most Underrated Movies Made By Legendary Directors for Taste of Cinema

21st September 2019 – 10 Recent Divisive Films That Were Actually Brilliant for Taste of Cinema

3rd September 2019 – 10 Great Thriller Movies You’ve Probably Never Seen for Taste of Cinema

23rd August 2019 – 10 Great Recent Films You’ve Probably Never Seen for Taste of Cinema

31st July 2019 – 10 Great Movies To Watch When You Want Something Exciting for Taste of Cinema

15th July 2019 – 10 Great Horror Movies You’ve Probably Never Seen for Taste of Cinema

9th July 2019 – 10 Great Movies To Watch When You Feel Lonely for Taste of Cinema

13th June 2019 – 10 Great Comedy Movies You’ve Probably Never Seen for Taste of Cinema

10th June 2019 – 10 Documentary Masterpieces You’ve Probably Never Seen for Taste of Cinema

7th May 2019 – 10 Great Movies from Famous Directors You’ve Probably Never Seen for Taste of Cinema

19th April 2019 – 10 Great Movies To Watch When You Need a Good Laugh for Taste of Cinema

6th April 2019 – 10 Great Horror Movies You Should Never Watch Alone for Taste of Cinema

17th March 2019 – The 10 Best Heist Movies of All Time for Taste of Cinema

Bohica: Miami Vice (2006) * *
Miami Vice (2006)

13th March 2019 – 10 Short Film Masterpieces You Shouldn’t Miss for Taste of Cinema

24th February 2019 – 10 Great Movies That Will Traumatize You For Life for Taste of Cinema

10th February 2019 – 10 Great Movies Unfairly Hated By Many for Taste of Cinema

31st January 2019 – 10 Great Movies By Famous Directors You May Have Missed for Taste of Cinema

19th January 2019 – The 10 Most Awkward Movies To Watch With Your Parents for Taste of Cinema

12th January 2019 – 10 Great Movies You Should Watch While On Vacation for Taste of Cinema

5th January 2019 – 10 Great 2018 Movies That Should Be Nominated For Best Picture for Taste of Cinema

23rd December 2018 – 10 Movies From 2018 That Have The Potential To Be Future Cult Favorites for Taste of Cinema

3rd June 2018 – Obsessions: A Michael Mann Retrospective – https://tgrcinemablog.blogspot.com/2018/06/obsessions-michael-mann-retrospective.html?fbclid=IwAR2aUJpasipydGYNgpy2GqLdwUJQwQzEQu0UBDxa6Eaux4I_fEntZC936gs

26th May 2018 – Steve McQueen: The Big Three for The Gold Room Blog – http://tgrcinemablog.blogspot.com/2018/05/mcqueen-big-three.html?fbclid=IwAR3yLW2IUfBIofSB1d5w64RwcRW3YwtFDnEfQ92YQUy4QBBG0Lg5HEi1BX8

16th April 2018 – All That Jazz review for The Gold Room Blog – http://tgrcinemablog.blogspot.com/2018/04/all-that-jazz-1979.html?fbclid=IwAR3exn0-RGZpwWgb2UCvyf5i_8bqRyN7D5bOFKh8-s55tk5ercWOCLTeUyY

13 April 2018 – Meantime review for The Gold Room Blog – http://tgrcinemablog.blogspot.com/2018/04/meantime-1983.html?fbclid=IwAR0DMASsSSO4Fx1OjDbcEN3H5YX6Ea5V318LyeHIcxaD-IabPmoimMAFOw0

12 April 2018Kes review for The Gold Room Blog – http://tgrcinemablog.blogspot.com/2018/04/kes-1969_12.html?fbclid=IwAR1Aiqw1OVfL2k4OslLvti3-0_gPNeIZ1J6v8CLoxIkdNmGTWw3fX4iGmzk

2nd April 2018 – The Squid and the Whale review for The Gold Room Blog – https://tgrcinemablog.blogspot.com/2018/04/the-squid-and-whale-2005.html?fbclid=IwAR0u8IKTcoPZWMuMhivlLWCMfQAPPfHACirB7RldjzkJU4gKU_aVdnBXqxw

Behind the Performances in The Squid and the Whale | Current | The  Criterion Collection
The Squid and the Whale (2005)

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