1990's, 2000's, 9 Candles, Drama, Historical

NIXON


1995 - Theatrical Cut 1995/2008 - Expanded Version DIRECTOR: Oliver Stone May contain spoilers! When I first watched this film on VHS back in early 1996, I was nothing short of disappointed. Already being a huge fan of Stones work with JFK (1991), Born On The Fourth Of July (1989) and Platoon (1986), I was… Continue reading NIXON

2010's, 2014, 2015, 3D, Uncategorized

THE HUNGER GAMES: MOCKINGJAY PARTS 1 & 2


Parts 1 & 2 - 2014 & 2015 (3D) DIRECTOR: Francis Lawrence May contain spoilers! The Hunger Games (2012) and Catching Fire (2013) were both bold, ambitious and genre warping movies, both proving that you can make a genre film within a genre, rather than just a  simple box ticking exercise. The tone of the… Continue reading THE HUNGER GAMES: MOCKINGJAY PARTS 1 & 2

1 Candle, 1970's

STAR WARS HOLIDAY SPECIAL


1978 STINKER! DIRECTOR: Steve Binder CONTAINS SPOILERS! Where to start with this, one of Cinema's most infamous television tie-ins and one which has continually re-surfaced after over 30 years of trying to bury it. In 1978, just over a year since the phenomenon that was Star Wars had taken cinemas and the world by storm,… Continue reading STAR WARS HOLIDAY SPECIAL

1970's, 5 Candles, Action, Drama

DEATH WISH


1974 DIRECTOR: Michael Winner May contain spoilers! The film that Charles Bronson is probably best known for, Death Wish is an undisputed classic from the 1970's. Spawning three sequels, we follow mild-mannered middle-class architect, Paul Kersey (Bronson) as he turns into a vigilante after the rape of his daughter (Kathleen Tolan) and the murder of… Continue reading DEATH WISH