2000's, 6 Candles, Comedy

NATIVITY!


2009 DIRECTOR: Debbie Isitt NOT A PART OF OUR COLLECTION May Contain Spoilers! Will we be adding this to our collection? NO Moving at times, this is Martin Freeman's gentle comedy, with a dose of romance. Paul Maddens (Freeman) is a grumpy teacher, who is on a mission to put on the best Nativity in order… Continue reading NATIVITY!

1990's, 6 Candles

THE SIEGE


1998 DIRECTOR: Edward Zwick May Contain Spoilers! Edwards Zwick's "New York under siege" terrorist movie, pre-dates the tragic and world-changing events of 9/11 by three years. It was back in 1998 that the ever-growing issue of Islamic Terrorism on the U.S. mainland was tackled by the director of such movies and Glory (1989) and The… Continue reading THE SIEGE

2000's, 6 Candles, Horror, Thriller

DAYBREAKERS


2009 DIRECTORS: Michael Spierig & Peter Spierig NOT A PART OF OUR COLLECTION May Contain Spoilers! Will we be adding this to our collection? NO To start with, there's a lot of interesting ideas at work here. The concept that vampires have effectively taken over the world and that their food supply, humans, is running out fast, is an intriguing one. Ethan… Continue reading DAYBREAKERS

1980's, 6 Candles, Thriller

FATAL ATTRACTION


1987 DIRECTOR: Adrian Lyne NOT A PART OF OUR COLLECTION May Contain Spoilers! Responsible for the modern use of the term Bunny Boiler after the infamous scene, this thriller revolving around infidelity is a classic and a warning to all who would wish to cheat on their wives. Michael Douglas has a one night stand… Continue reading FATAL ATTRACTION

2010's, 6 Candles

UNKNOWN (2011)


2011 DIRECTOR: Jaume Collet-Serra NOT A PART OF OUR COLLECTION May Contain Spoilers! Will we be adding this to our collection? NO With a poster selling itself as the next instalment of the Taken franchise, this supposedly owes more to Harrison Ford's 80's thriller Frantic (1988) than Taken (2008). Unknown follows Doctor Martin Harris as… Continue reading UNKNOWN (2011)

1990's, 2010's, 3D, 8 Candles, 9 Candles, Action, Adventure, Animation, Article, Comedy, Drama, Epic, Fantasy, Horror, Lord Of The Rings, Musical

FILM OF THE MONTH ~ JULY 2013


July has been a quiet month, with me contracting Chicken Pox (at 34!) and other family commitments, but the best of the bunch and the most surprising movie was The Three Musketeers (3D) (2011). Other interesting films but ultimately disappointing included the Orsen Welles' classic, The Magnificent Ambersons (1942), The Wild Bunch (1969) and Teeth… Continue reading FILM OF THE MONTH ~ JULY 2013

1990's, 6 Candles, Action

POINT BREAK


1991 DIRECTOR: Kathryn Bigelow NOT A PART OF OUR COLLECTION May Contain Spoilers! Will we be adding this to our collection?  NO As a band of bank robbers, wearing president's masks, rampage across L.A., undercover cop Keanu Reeves is assigned to infiltrate the gang which is led by the late Patrick Swayze. The gang are all… Continue reading POINT BREAK

2010's, 6 Candles

CHARLIE ST. CLOUD (aka THE DEATH AND LIFE OF CHARLIE ST. CLOUD)


2010 DIRECTOR: Burr Steers NOT A PART OF OUR COLLECTION May Contain Spoilers! Will we be adding this to our collection?  NO Zac Efron is well on his way to shake off the High School Musical rap, as he takes on the role of an brother who was driving his car when they were involved… Continue reading CHARLIE ST. CLOUD (aka THE DEATH AND LIFE OF CHARLIE ST. CLOUD)

2000's, 6 Candles, Adventure, Animation, Pixar, Walt Disney

FINDING NEMO


2003 DIRECTORS: Andrew Stanton & Lee Unkrich May Contain Spoilers! Finding Nemo has never had the same impact on me as it has on others. Kids seem to love it and many consider this to be Pixar at its very best and I can see why, but to me, it falls far below Toy Story (1995), Up… Continue reading FINDING NEMO

1980's, 6 Candles, Action, Adventure, Comic Book, Fantasy, Science Fiction, Superman

SUPERMAN IV: THE QUEST FOR PEACE


1987 DIRECTOR: Sidney J. Furie May Contain Spoilers! Was Superman IV the Batman & Robin (1998) of the Superman franchise? Absolutely not! Was Superman IV a franchise killer? Afraid so, but what it isn't is a terrible movie, as many would claim. In 1978, Richard Donner brought us a comic book movie which blended comic book extravagance with… Continue reading SUPERMAN IV: THE QUEST FOR PEACE