1970's, 1980's, 1990's, 2000's, 2010's, Action, Adventure, Animation, Epic, Fantasy, J.J. ABRAMS, Science Fiction, Star Wars, War

STAR WARS SEQUEL TRILOGY: TIME TO HATE THE HATE


In recent years, as in Star Wars since The Force Awakens, we, as in myself, my better half and my teenage stepson have made the trip on opening night to see the latest addition to the galaxy far, far away. We also go with my parents, who I have been with to see every one… Continue reading STAR WARS SEQUEL TRILOGY: TIME TO HATE THE HATE

2010's, TV, War

WAR MACHINE (2017) – QUICK REVIEW


2017 DIRECTOR: David Michod 58/100 Brad Pitt delivers a slightly odd performance as an idealistic U.S., Glen McMahon, seemingly channelling his turn as Aldo Reine from Inglorious Basterds (2008), but with a more sincere edge. I must admit that the exploits General McMahon were a complete mystery to me being from the UK so I… Continue reading WAR MACHINE (2017) – QUICK REVIEW

1990's, 2000's, 2010's, Action, Adventure, Drama, Epic, Fantasy, J.J. ABRAMS, Science Fiction, Star Wars, War

STAR WARS: PREQUELS Vs SEQUELS…


After watching this video from the rather dubious movie rating site Rotten Tomatoes, a site who's impartiality has been called in to question in recent years, I felt the need to compose a short response... https://youtu.be/FzNZS7-Hsdc "It's a tough one. Whilst would I concur with his choices generally, I also agree that the Prequel's crowd… Continue reading STAR WARS: PREQUELS Vs SEQUELS…

2010's, Drama, Thriller, War

THE COLDEST GAME (2019) – REVIEW


2019 DIRECTOR: Lucasz Kosmicki 29/100 Netflix may have had unprecedented success at this this year's award season, but films like this certainly are not the way forward... Contrived? This is the best word to describe this so called Cold War thiller. At face value it is an intriguing concept. Whist East and West are embroiled… Continue reading THE COLDEST GAME (2019) – REVIEW

1960's, 2010's, 7 Candles, Action, Adventure, Comedy, Comic Book, Historical, Marvel Comics, Science Fiction, Thriller, War

QUICK REVIEWS – WEEK ENDING 7/7/18


...and the films which I have seen this week are... This week was a very light week for me, the sun shining, the World Cup and Wimbledon taking me away from the big screen, but here are the 2 film which I can honestly say that I sat down to watch properly... BLACK PANTHER (2017)… Continue reading QUICK REVIEWS – WEEK ENDING 7/7/18

2010's, 9 Candles, Drama, War

AMERICAN SNIPER


2014 DIRECTOR: Clint Eastwood May contain spoilers! Clint Eastwood is a strange one for me. His popularity as a director is strong, seemingly with older film fans, those who grew with him from his early acting roles in TV series such as Rawhide, to his legendary Spaghetti Western era, his mainstream movies such as Dirty Harry (1971),… Continue reading AMERICAN SNIPER

10 Candles, 1950's, 1960's, Article, Documentary, Science Fiction, War

FILM OF THE MONTH ~ SEPTEMBER 2015


The FOTM for September is none other than Val Guest's British sci-fi classic, The Day The Earth Caught Fire (1961). This was covered in detail this month with a week dedicated to reviews from the latest BFI Blu-ray edition, which also included three nuclear themed documentaries from 1950's/60's. This ran here on nEoFILM between 14th -… Continue reading FILM OF THE MONTH ~ SEPTEMBER 2015

2010's, 4 Candles, War

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