ALFIE (1966)


1966 DIRECTOR: Lewis Gilbert NOT A PART OF OUR COLLECTION May Contain Spoilers! Will we be adding this to our collection? MAYBE Probably regarded as Michael Caine's breakthrough role, the 'Jack the lad' characterisation has stuck with him throughout his long and prolific career. The charisma of both Caine and his character are undeniable, as he … Continue reading ALFIE (1966)

IMMORTALS 3D


2011 DIRECTOR: Tarsem Singh Dhandwar  May Contain Spoilers! When I first saw the trailers and hype for Immortals, it was strikingly obvious that Zack Snyder's 300 (2006) was the 'inspiration' at the very least. So, after putting this off for a while, even though I love 300, I have not liked the other "homages" to the … Continue reading IMMORTALS 3D

STAR WARS 3D MOVIES POSTPONED


 News is breaking that the planned re-releases of Basterisation of the Star Wars franchise in three dimensions (3D) has been put on hold, so that Lucasfilm, now under the control of Disney rather than the cynical George Lucas, can focus 100% on the 2015 Star Wars sequel, working under the title of Episode VII. This is good news but … Continue reading STAR WARS 3D MOVIES POSTPONED

MAD MAX


1979 DIRECTOR: George Miller May Contain Spoilers! This is where Mel Gibson cut his teeth. Right here, at the heart of the low-budget Australian film industries most famous road movie, Mad Max. Gibson, as the titular character is a cop in a strange and slightly futuristic world in which a gang of bikers cause deadly … Continue reading MAD MAX

J.J.ABRAMS TO DIRECT STAR WARS: EPISODE VII


"That's not true, THAT'S IMPOSSIBLE!" The breaking news of last night was that J.J. Abrams, who is responsible for rebooting Star Trek, and the upcoming Star Trek Into Darkness is apparently  now set to direct Episode VII. What has happened to Hollywood over the past few years? Abrams is a decent enough director, with Super 8 (2011) under … Continue reading J.J.ABRAMS TO DIRECT STAR WARS: EPISODE VII

HOOK


1991 DIRECTOR: Steven Spielberg NOT A PART OF OUR COLLECTION May Contain Spoilers! Will we be adding this to our collection? NO Spielberg is one of my favourite directors, so this review is going to be tough. Where did he go wrong? Spielberg is not a man who likes to take the easy road and … Continue reading HOOK

HIGHLIGHTS OF 2012 ~ PART 2


Part 2 of this summation of 2012 on nEoFILM. 30 DAYS OF WRITE September saw the first unbroken month of posts, beginning in mid-August but concluding in October. After this point I went to the Monday, Wednesday, Friday post structure which I still operate today and plan to continue for as long as possible. There should always be a … Continue reading HIGHLIGHTS OF 2012 ~ PART 2

LADY AND THE TRAMP


1955 DIRECTORS: Clyde Geronimi, Wilfred Jackson &  Hamilton Luske May Contain Spoilers! The 15th Walt Disney film and one of the few filmed in CinemaScope, Lady And The Tramp is surly considered to be one of the most endearing of the studio's classics. Disney has always played it's hand right when dealing with animals. This time, it's dogs. Lady … Continue reading LADY AND THE TRAMP

HIGHLIGHTS OF 2012 ~ PART 1


In the style of Memento (2000) (backwards), I will be taking a look at nEoFILM throughout 2012, listing the highlights of the year as the blog reviewed or commented on the year's events. THE HOBBIT: AN UNEXPECTED JOURNEY 9/10 The last review of 2012 and rating an almost excellent  9/10, the review for opening chapters … Continue reading HIGHLIGHTS OF 2012 ~ PART 1

ARMAGEDDON (DIRECTOR’S CUT)


1998 DIRECTOR: Michael Bay May Contain Spoilers! Deep Impact (1998) and Armageddon Both fought each other for the crown of Best Asteroid Movie of 1998, but neither really triumphed on the whole. Deep Impact offered a more realistic and emotive take on the end of then world, with Morgan Freeman speaking from the Oval Office to reassure the nation … Continue reading ARMAGEDDON (DIRECTOR’S CUT)