CATCH ME IF YOU CAN


2002 DIRECTOR: Steven Spielberg May Contain Spoilers! Catch Me If You Can embodies everything that was Spielberg of the early 2000's. He was past the flippancy of Indiana Jones and Jurassic Park (1993), and was now bathing in his post Saving Private Ryan (1998) and Schindler's List (1993) aura. He was an Oscar-winning director and was here to tell … Continue reading CATCH ME IF YOU CAN

WESTWORLD


1973 DIRECTOR: Michael Crichton NOT A PART OF OUR COLLECTION May Contain Spoilers! Will we be adding this to our collection? NO The late Michael Crichton may be best known for his novel and subsequent Spielberg adaptation of Jurassic Park (1993), but his work on films goes back along way. He directed and wrote sci-fi classics such as the … Continue reading WESTWORLD

CLOSE ENCOUNTERS OF THE THIRD KIND (450th REVIEW!)


1977 - Theatrical Version 1977/1980 - Special Edition 1977/1998 - Definitive Director's Cut DIRECTOR: Steven Spielberg Contains Spoilers! Will the real Close Encounters Of The Third Kind, please stand up? The summer of 1977 saw the  introduction of Darth Vader, as well as Steven Spielberg's follow-up his 1975 blockbuster, Jaws with another iconic work. Close Encounters Of The Third … Continue reading CLOSE ENCOUNTERS OF THE THIRD KIND (450th REVIEW!)

THE TWILIGHT SAGA: BREAKING DAWN PART 2


2012 DIRECTOR: Bill Condon Absolutely Contains Spoilers! CINEMA REVIEW Will we be adding this to our collection? YES Where to start with this, the final chapter of one of cinemas most hyped and overly influential franchises. It all started back in 2008 with Twilight (2008), an adaptation of Stephenie Meyer's novel, following Bella Swan, a withdrawn teenage girl and … Continue reading THE TWILIGHT SAGA: BREAKING DAWN PART 2

nEoFILM @ THREE


Where did nEoFILM begin? November 2009, when I finally began working on this project, the aim was to create a virtual outlet for my interest in movies and to record my personal views on film. It was not meant to be a publicised film blog to rival other more prolific publications. But in the three years since … Continue reading nEoFILM @ THREE

FANTASTIC 4 (2005)


2005 DIRECTOR: Tim Story May Contain Spoilers! 2005 finally saw the release of the Fantastic Four, "Marvels' first family" as they has been dubbed. But after the Marvel movies of the first half of the decade, which began with X-Men (2000), and would later see X2 (2003), Spider-man (2002), Spider-man 2 (2004), Hulk (2003) and … Continue reading FANTASTIC 4 (2005)

THE FANTASTIC FOUR (1994) (UNRELEASED)


1994 DIRECTOR: Oley Sassone NOT A PART OF OUR COLLECTION Contains Spoilers! NEVER RELEASED Will we be adding this to our collection? Thanks to Avi Arad, we will NEVER get the chance!  The first official live-action outing for The Fantastic Four was in 2005, at the peak of the first foray in to the Marvel Universe. We had seen Hulk (2003), two X-Men … Continue reading THE FANTASTIC FOUR (1994) (UNRELEASED)

CHARLIE AND THE CHOCOLATE FACTORY


2005 DIRECTOR: Tim Burton May Contain Spoilers! For me, the definitive version of Roald Dahl's classic children's novel, has to be the Mel Stuart's 1971 version, Willy Wonka & The Chocolate Factory. But can we blame Tim Burton for trying to remake this classic? No, not at all. Charlie And The Chocolate Factory is a decent and … Continue reading CHARLIE AND THE CHOCOLATE FACTORY

ODEON’S TOP 100 FILMS ~ TRY HARDER!


CLICK HERE for the Odeon's Facebook Top 100 Just to clarify, I am a loyal and regular customer of the Odeon chain. So, when I read their latest feature on the Odeon Facebook page, I felt the need to comment. Disappointment and even shock are adjectives which I would use to describe my feelings on the hap … Continue reading ODEON’S TOP 100 FILMS ~ TRY HARDER!

PRETTY WOMAN


1990 DIRECTOR: Garry Marshall NOT A PART OF OUR COLLECTION May Contain Spoilers! Will we be adding this to our collection? MAYBE The smash hit of 1990, and the first collaboration between Richard Gere, an established romantic lead by this time and Julia Roberts, as she was to hit the big time. Roberts is the … Continue reading PRETTY WOMAN