THERE WILL BE BLOOD


2007 DIRECTOR: Paul Thomas Anderson May Contain Spoilers! I'm glad I've waited a few hours before reviewing this one, as it's still soaking in. My initial response was that this was an 8/10 film but on reflection, 9/10 seems to be more accurate. It's hard summarise this tale of an oil man and his relationship … Continue reading THERE WILL BE BLOOD

PACIFIC RIM


2013 DIRECTOR: Guillermo del Toro May Contain Spoilers! The moment that our heroic Jaeger, Gypsy Danger, picks up a cargo ship and begins to beat the invading alien creature, known as the Kaiju, over the head with it, then this is the moment that Pacific Rim has reached whole new level of outrageous and yet entertaining action. … Continue reading PACIFIC RIM

IN THE LOOP


2009 DIRECTOR: Armando Iannucci NOT A PART OF MY COLLECTION May Contain Spoilers! Will I be adding this to my collection? YES Released in 2009, In The Loop looked like a strange, rather silly English comedy, which made little sense. But if you dig just a little deeper you'll discover that it was in fact … Continue reading IN THE LOOP

SUPERMAN: THE MOVIE @ 35


THEATRICAL VERSION - 1978 EXTENDED VERSION - 1978/2000 DIRECTOR: Richard Donner May Contain Spoilers! It's been 35 years to the day that Superman: The Movie was premiered in the U.S. and it was released here in the U.K.  four days later. Mario Puzo had already established himself as a Hollywood big-shot in screen-writing terms with his … Continue reading SUPERMAN: THE MOVIE @ 35

FILM OF THE MONTH ~ NOVEMBER 2013


Well, nEoFILM has been on what could be loosely referred to as a hiatus, but we will be back and sooner than you might think. But in the mean time, this months only film review is well deservedly this months film  of the months and not just by default. The second entry in the The … Continue reading FILM OF THE MONTH ~ NOVEMBER 2013

THE HUNGER GAMES: CATCHING FIRE


2013 DIRECTOR: Francis Lawrence May Contain Spoilers! CINEMA REVIEW Will I be adding this to my collection? YES Catching Fire is the second entry in what will in movie terms, be a quadrilogy of what originally a trilogy of novels. But what was originally a relatively small, Spring movie back in 2012, has quite rightly and … Continue reading THE HUNGER GAMES: CATCHING FIRE

ARGO (EXTENDED CUT)


2012 DIRECTOR: Ben Afleck May Contain Spoilers! This years Academy Award winning Best Film takes us back on a nostalgic trip back to 1980, and let's not kid ourselves, this is half of the charm. Argo is the true story, though through obvious theatrical licence, of the CIA's attempt to rescue six embassy staff members from … Continue reading ARGO (EXTENDED CUT)

MINORITY REPORT


2002 DIRECTOR: Steven Spielberg May Contain Spoilers! In 2002, Speilberg gave us two movies. The first was Catch Me If You Can (2002) and the other was this. Both were good but one gets better with age. The clue is that is isn't Catch Me If You Can. Minority Report is based on the Philip K. … Continue reading MINORITY REPORT

FILM OF THE MONTH ~ JUNE 2013


It's been a good month for quality films, beginning with the 550th review, Glory (1989) 9/10, John Wayne classic, The Quiet man (1951) 9/10, Michael Bay's second feature, Top Rated The Rock (1996) 10/10. But talking about 10 Candle movies, Star Trek II: The Wrath Of Khan (1982) 10/10 was also published this month to coincide … Continue reading FILM OF THE MONTH ~ JUNE 2013

MAN OF STEEL (3D)


2013 DIRECTOR: Zack Snyder Contains MAJOR Spoilers! CINEMA REVIEW Will we be adding this to our collection? YES The wait is over. After seven years, the second Superman reboot is here. Like it or not and I did, Superman Returns (2006) failed to ignite the box office of 2006 as DC's revolution against the rise of … Continue reading MAN OF STEEL (3D)