10 Candles, 1970's, 2010's, Uncategorized

FILM OF THE MONTH ~ NOVEMBER 2015


What a month. Having been off work for 6 weeks since mid October, I've managed to get through over 40 movies from my must see list over the years, all detailed in yesterdays post (6 Weeks, 60 Years Of Movies...). But as I only use compiled review posts as a back up if I've not… Continue reading FILM OF THE MONTH ~ NOVEMBER 2015

10 Candles, 1980's, 1990's, 8 Candles, 9 Candles, Action, Comedy, Steven Spielberg

BACK TO THE FUTURE TRILOGY


 1985, 1989 & 1990 DIRECTOR: Robert Zemekis May contain spoilers! Whist last Wednesday, we celebrated what was dubbed Back To The Future Day on social media, the 21st of October 2015 was the day that Doc Brown (Christopher Lloyd) and Marty McFly (Michael J. Fox) travelled to when they went 30 years into the future… Continue reading BACK TO THE FUTURE TRILOGY

10 Candles, 2010's, Article, Star Wars

WHERE’S LUKE? ~ STAR WARS: THE FORCE AWAKENS TRAILER #3


Well, it is now less than two months until Star Wars Franchise returns to the big screen for the second time since 1977. Not including various re-releases of course. Not since 1999 when the ill-fated Prequel Trilogy premièred has the universal excitement for a single film been so palpable. After 38 years the Star Wars phenomenon is… Continue reading WHERE’S LUKE? ~ STAR WARS: THE FORCE AWAKENS TRAILER #3

10 Candles, 1970's, Drama

THE GODFATHER (REVISITED)


1972 DIRECTOR: Francis Ford Coppola May Contain Spoilers! I first watched The Godfather on VHS back in the late 90's, determined as a teenager, to see what all the fuss was about. I finally reviewed the film a couple of years ago but for some reason, which is still beyond me, underrated it. I have… Continue reading THE GODFATHER (REVISITED)

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

10 Candles, 1990's, Science Fiction, Star Trek

GALAXY QUEST


1999 DIRECTOR: Dean Parisot May contain spoilers! "Never give up, never surrender" Considered by many to be one of the best Star Trek films that was never was, even though J.J. Abrams had stated a love for this parody of the much beloved franchise, his two instalments are at least, a league below the quality… Continue reading GALAXY QUEST

10 Candles, 1950's, Animation

ANIMAL FARM (1954)


1954 DIRECTORS: John Halas & Joy Batchelor May contain spoilers! "All animals are equal though some animals are more equal than others" Louis de Rochemont, a producer I first became aware of with his 1958 Cinemiricle film Windjammer: The Voyage Of The Christian Radich, was given the task of producing this, the fist theatrical adaptation of George Orwell's communist… Continue reading ANIMAL FARM (1954)

10 Candles, 1990's, Action

FACE/OFF


1997 DIRECTOR: John Woo May Contain Spoilers! John Woo's Hollywood career has not been the most prolific, with more woes that highs, having made his name and continuing to do in the Hong Kong movie scene. Beginning with Broken Arrow in 1996, as well as relaunching John Travolta's career as the maniacal, often villain type, Woo had… Continue reading FACE/OFF