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

2000's, 9 Candles, Action, Adventure, Animation, Fantasy, Science Fiction, Star Wars, TV

STAR WARS: CLONE WARS (CARTOON NETWORK MICRO SERIES)


2003 ~ 2005 Seasons 1 ~ 3 DIRECTOR: Genndy Tartakovsky May contain spoilers! Could this be Star Wars at its best? In many ways, I would say yes. Beginning with a 20 chapter, three minutes each serial on Cartoon Network in 2003/2004 and then concluding with five, 15 minute episodes leading directly to the start of… Continue reading STAR WARS: CLONE WARS (CARTOON NETWORK MICRO SERIES)

6 Candles, Star Wars, TV

STAR WARS: DROIDS (TV) EPISODE #1″THE WHITE WITCH”


1985 DIRECTOR: Ken Stephenson May contain spoilers! Premièring on the same day as Ewoks in the U.S. on the 7th Sepetmber 1985, Droids was a prequel Saturday morning cartoon series following the exploits of R2-D2 and his counterpart, C-3PO (Anthony Daniels) in the period between Episode III: Revenge Of The Sith and IV (A New Hope).… Continue reading STAR WARS: DROIDS (TV) EPISODE #1″THE WHITE WITCH”

2000's, 7 Candles, Adventure, Fantasy, Science Fiction, Star Wars, TV

STAR WARS: THE CLONE WARS


2008 DIRECTOR: Dave Filoni May contain spoilers! Coming just three years after Episode III (2005), yet set between Episodes II (2002) and III, The Clone Wars (2008) serves a feature length pilot for what would become the successful Cartoon Network series of the same name. But this would in fact be the second series to bear the… Continue reading STAR WARS: THE CLONE WARS

1960's, 7 Candles, James Cameron, TV

THE OUTER LIMITS: SOLDIER


1964 To start with, it is very rare for us to review a TV show or film, but doubly so to take on just a single episode. But this is a special case. The Outer Limits episode "Soldier" is closely tied into to The Terminator (1984) and along with the later episode, A Demon With… Continue reading THE OUTER LIMITS: SOLDIER

10 Candles, 1990's, TV

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)

1960's, Adventure, Article, Science Fiction, TV

DOCTOR WHO @ 50


The day after one of the 20th Century's most notorious events, the assassination John F. Kennedy on 22nd November 1963, a new BBC television series begin to air. Starring William Hartnell as "The Doctor", the low-budget children's series became one of the BBC's biggest and longest running successes. As a plot contrivance to keep the… Continue reading DOCTOR WHO @ 50

4 Candles, TV

THE KENNEDYS (TV MINI-SERIES)


2011 DIRECTOR: Jon Cassar NOT A PART OF OUR COLLECTION May Contain Spoilers! TV REVIEW Will we be adding this to our collection? NO This 8 Part, though here in the U.K. sown as 4 feature-length episodes, was meant to be a definitive, new interpretation of the fabled Kennedys, the U.S. political dynasty, most famous… Continue reading THE KENNEDYS (TV MINI-SERIES)

1980's, 1990's, 2000's, 2010's, Article, Comedy, Science Fiction, TV

RED DWARF: THE MOVIE THAT NEVER WAS


Running from February 1988 until April 1999 on the BBC, Red Dwarf was one of best and most ambitious Sit-coms to find its way on to TV. Clearly owing a lot to Douglas Adams' Television adaptation of The Hitchhiker's Guide To The Galaxy (1981), the iconic Sci-fi series followed the exploits of the last human, Dave Lister… Continue reading RED DWARF: THE MOVIE THAT NEVER WAS