THE PIRATES! AN ADVENTURE WITH SCIENTISTS (aka A BAND OF MISFITS) (3D)


2012 Ardman Animation returned to the big screen in 2012 with this adaptation of the Children novel series, The Pirates!. After building model sets in order to plan out a CGI animation similar to their 2011 Arthur Christmas, they quickly decided to return to their roots and this 3-D adventure was filmed as a stop-motion … Continue reading THE PIRATES! AN ADVENTURE WITH SCIENTISTS (aka A BAND OF MISFITS) (3D)

JUDGMENT AT NUREMBERG


1961 DIRECTOR: Stanley Kramer “He that is without sin among you, let him cast the first stone at her.” It has been over 20 years since I first saw this as teenager, but watching it again with little memory of the specifics, I was both a little disappointed but also very impressed. With a title like "Judgement at Nuremberg," you can be forgiven for expecting a film about the … Continue reading JUDGMENT AT NUREMBERG

MGM’s “TARZAN” SERIES (Johnny Weissmuller & Maureen O’Sullivan)


1932 - 1942 OVERALL RATING TARZAN THE APE MAN 1932 With this classic, Johnny Weissmuller is introduced to the world as Tarzan. Already well known as an Olympic swimming star by 1932, whilst Johnny was not the first on screen Tarzan, his has become the most famous. Playing the role as a naive childlike action … Continue reading MGM’s “TARZAN” SERIES (Johnny Weissmuller & Maureen O’Sullivan)