300: RISE OF AN EMPIRE (3D)


2014 DIRECTOR: Noam Murro NOT A PART OF OUR COLLECTION May Contain Spoilers! Will we be adding this to our collection? YES Being a huge fan of the surprising engaging 300 (2007), after taking my then fiancée to see it as a date movie no less, expectations where mixed for this long awaited sequel. With … Continue reading 300: RISE OF AN EMPIRE (3D)

HERCULES (2014) (3D)


2014 DIRECTOR: Brett Ratner NOT A PART OF OUR COLLECTION May Contain Spoilers! Will we be adding this to our collection? YES Brett Ratner: You have finally redeemed yourself for the whole X-Men: The Last Stand fiasco. Hercules, a crass, vulgar and outrageous take on the mythical demigod, taking cues from almost every major action … Continue reading HERCULES (2014) (3D)

BY DAWN’S EARLY LIGHT (HBO TV MOVIE)


1990 DIRECTOR: Jack Sholder May Contain Spoilers! By Dawn's Early Light premiered on the May 19th 1990, 25 years ago last week. I can remember first watching this late on Saturday night in the early 1990's and was taken aback then, as a teenager by the chilling tone, the seemingly realistic take of these scenarios in … Continue reading BY DAWN’S EARLY LIGHT (HBO TV MOVIE)

THE HAUNTED CASTLE (U.S.) (aka – THE DEVIL’S CASTLE (U.K.)


1896 DIRECTOR: Georges Méliès Well, to start with, as of today, this is the oldest film that I have reviewed, having being released 119 years ago. Made six years before Méliès made his masterpiece Le Voyage Dune La Lune (1902), This is a simple tale of a haunted castle. By today's standards this is nothing more than a … Continue reading THE HAUNTED CASTLE (U.S.) (aka – THE DEVIL’S CASTLE (U.K.)

LE VOYAGE DANS LA LUNE (A TRIP TO THE MOON) ~ B&W & COLOUR VERSIONS


1902 DIRECTOR: Georges Méliès Georges Méliès was one of cinemas earliest and greatest innovators, once you get past those who developed the most basic principles along side him. But like all great innovators, Méliès push this novel new creation further and faster than his contemporaries, creating some of the simplest on screen effects, whether it be … Continue reading LE VOYAGE DANS LA LUNE (A TRIP TO THE MOON) ~ B&W & COLOUR VERSIONS

RED TAILS


2012 DIRECTOR: Anthony Hemingway May Contain Spoilers! What can I say. George Lucas, just prior to selling Lucasfilm to Disney in 2013 used the true story of the Tuskegee Airmen to contrive a bunch of Star Wars style dogfight sequences, a mirror of his dogfight inspired scenes from Star Wars in 1977. That is what I … Continue reading RED TAILS

IN THE PICTURE (CINERAMA) (SHORT)


2012 DIRECTOR: David Strohmaier May Contain Spoilers! Cinerama premiered in New York on September 30th 1952 with the aptly named "This Is Cinerama". This Is Cinerama was basically a show-reel demonstrating the new technological marvel that was the three-panel widescreen system, which along with its seven channel surround sound and curved screen, would kick-start the wide-screen … Continue reading IN THE PICTURE (CINERAMA) (SHORT)

LOONEY TUNES: BACK IN ACTION


2003 DIRECTOR: Joe Dante May Contain Spoilers and Mild Language In 2003, I wasn't impressed with the very idea of this movie. Already established as a fan of the original shorts from the 1930's to the 1960's, this crazy and childish spoof was too immature for me. Lucky, in the twelve years which have passed, … Continue reading LOONEY TUNES: BACK IN ACTION

AVENGERS: AGE OF ULTRON (3D)


2015 DIRECTOR: Joss Whedon Contains Spoilers CINEMA REVIEW The Marvel Universe comes together again for the second mash-up of this decade, with Avengers: Age Of Ultron. The Marvel Cinematic Universe, or MCU as it known, is now a fully functioning, diverse universe with TV shows and movies working in tandem, driving, as well as hindering each … Continue reading AVENGERS: AGE OF ULTRON (3D)