RED


2010 DIRECTOR: Robert Schwentke NOT A PART OF OUR COLLECTION May Contain Spoilers! Will we be adding this to our collection? NO Retired and Extremely Dangerous. Bruce Willis, Helen Mirren, Brian Cox, John Malkovich and Morgan Freeman are all retired from their respected agencies are called up to fight an evil conspiracy from within heart of the … Continue reading RED

8 MILE


2002 DIRECTOR: Curtis Hanson May Contain Spoilers! Curtis Hanson is responsible for my all time favourite movie, L.A. Confidential (1997) and in 2002, he turned his hand away from 1950's noir, to naughties Hip-pop. Eminem was riding high at time and the combination of a diverse film maker and one of the worlds most notorious … Continue reading 8 MILE

STRIPES


1981 DIRECTOR: Ivan Reitman NOT A PART OF OUR COLLECTION May Contain Spoilers! Will we be adding this to our collection? NO I first came across this early Bill Murray/Harold Ramis comedy back in the early 1990's. This is a collection of artists from Saturday Night Live, which is hardly unusual, joining the army and … Continue reading STRIPES

ISSUES OF THE MODERN CINEMA EXPERIENCE…


Last Wednesday, myself and my family sat down in the Odeon, Trafford Centre in Manchester to watch Man Of Steel. This is surely one of the biggest movies of the year, promoted as a "3D experience", IMAX being the format of choice etc... But we chose to see it on a traditional screen, though be it, … Continue reading ISSUES OF THE MODERN CINEMA EXPERIENCE…

THE DEVIL AT 4 O’CLOCK


1961 DIRECTOR: Mervyn LeRoy NOT A PART OF OUR COLLECTION May Contain Spoilers! Will we be adding this to our collection? NO So, you cast an ageing Spencer Tracy and Frank Sinatra in a volcanic disaster flick and that's makes it okay? Well, no. Tracy overacts, Sinatra just phones it in, though in 1961 in the … Continue reading THE DEVIL AT 4 O’CLOCK

AMERICAN REUNION


2012 DIRECTORS: Jon Hurwitz & Hayden Schlossberg May Contain Spoilers! Being 21 when I first saw American Pie back in 2000, I am one of those people who was and is the perfect age to fully appreciate both American Pie (1999) and this very literal reunion, 13 years on. The original, which would spawn three sequels … Continue reading AMERICAN REUNION

MAN OF STEEL (3D)


2013 DIRECTOR: Zack Snyder Contains MAJOR Spoilers! CINEMA REVIEW Will we be adding this to our collection? YES The wait is over. After seven years, the second Superman reboot is here. Like it or not and I did, Superman Returns (2006) failed to ignite the box office of 2006 as DC's revolution against the rise of … Continue reading MAN OF STEEL (3D)

“THE STINKERS” LOWEST RATED


It's about time and long over due. After 66 movies have received 10 Candles or 10/10, the third film to receive 1 Candle, Free Willy 2 was posted today. I feel that there's enough movie now to justify a Lowest Rated page, now that there's a grand total of three! There's already a page dedicated … Continue reading “THE STINKERS” LOWEST RATED

FREE WILLY 2: THE ADVENTURE HOME


1995 DIRECTOR: Dwight H. Little NOT A PART OF OUR COLLECTION May Contain Spoilers! Will we be adding this to our collection?  NO Granted, I'm not a fan of "family", animal movies but Free Willy 2 just takes it all to a new level. I can accept that the first one was at least highlighting a very real … Continue reading FREE WILLY 2: THE ADVENTURE HOME

TRAILER ROUND-UP FOR 2013


Now that Star Trek Into Darkness (2013) and Man Of Steel (2013) are out of the way, it's time to take a brief look at what is up and coming in theatres over the next 12 months. 2013 Of movies due for release this year, there are fourteen no less which have caught my attention, … Continue reading TRAILER ROUND-UP FOR 2013