AVATAR 2, 3, 4 & 5 -WHY THE DELAY?


After watching Avatar in 3-D for the first time since theatres in 2009, I began to think about the long delay in the production of the sequels. I remembered how long it took to bring the original to the screen, a decade to be precise, with talk of "developing something new and innovative". It was … Continue reading AVATAR 2, 3, 4 & 5 -WHY THE DELAY?

CALIGULA (1979) – REVIEW


1979 ORIGINAL UNCUT VERSION DIRECTORS: Tinto Brass (Principle) & Bob Guccione & Glo Luiiancar (Additional Footage) May contain spoilers! I was left literally speechless after watching this. What is it? Is it a porn film? Is it a period drama? Is it an art house extravaganza? Well, for certain, it is the one of the most obscene … Continue reading CALIGULA (1979) – REVIEW

A COMMENT ON …FILM TO DIGITAL: THE DEMISE OF THE PROJECTIONIST


We are standing at a bleak crossroads of film history where Film in its purest form, that which is dubbed "Celluloid", even though it has not been Celluloid for decades, with polyester and other materials taking it's place, has all but lost it's battle with DLP  or Digital Light Projection. And with this technical revolution has … Continue reading A COMMENT ON …FILM TO DIGITAL: THE DEMISE OF THE PROJECTIONIST

STAR TREK BEYOND TEASER TRAILER #1


As this is the sequel to two of J.J.Abrams Star Trek movies, as well as one which he is producing and given the fact this is the most prominent trailer promised to run before Star Wars: Episode VII: The Force Awakens from Thursday, this Star Trek news has every right to break into nEoFILM's none stop … Continue reading STAR TREK BEYOND TEASER TRAILER #1

BATMAN VS. SUPERMAN: DAWN OF JUSTICE TRAILER #3


As the latest trailer for Zack Snyder's second foray into the new DC Universe hits the internet yesterday, I can not help but feel a little disappointment. This is the first real example of why this summer blockbuster has been moved to the March release slot, one reserved for films that may of may not … Continue reading BATMAN VS. SUPERMAN: DAWN OF JUSTICE TRAILER #3

THE HUNGER GAMES: MOCKINGJAY PARTS 1 & 2


Parts 1 & 2 - 2014 & 2015 (3D) DIRECTOR: Francis Lawrence May contain spoilers! The Hunger Games (2012) and Catching Fire (2013) were both bold, ambitious and genre warping movies, both proving that you can make a genre film within a genre, rather than just a  simple box ticking exercise. The tone of the … Continue reading THE HUNGER GAMES: MOCKINGJAY PARTS 1 & 2

CINERAMA HOLIDAY (CINERAMA)


1955 DIRECTOR: Robert L. Bendick, Philippe De Lacy May Contain Spoilers! Today is the 60th Anniversary of Cinerama Holiday's New York premier, which The Troller's and The Marsh's are "supposed" to have attended during the film's premier... But more on that intriguing twist later... The second of only five "True" Cinerama Travelogues, as well as one … Continue reading CINERAMA HOLIDAY (CINERAMA)

SOUTH SEAS ADVENTURE (CINERAMA)


1958 DIRECTORS: Carl Dudley, Richard Goldstone, Francis D. Lyon, Walter Thompson & Basil Wrangell May Contain Spoilers! The Orson Welles narrated South Seas Adventure is the fifth and final entry of the three-strip Cinerama Travelogues, though Orson is the not the only voice to appear on this soundtrack, with his credit overshadowing the word of several others. Opening without the customary 1.37:1 segment, originally … Continue reading SOUTH SEAS ADVENTURE (CINERAMA)

RENAULT DAUPHINE (SHORT) (CINERAMA)


   1959 DIRECTOR: Unknown May Contain Spoilers! This Cinerama promotional short is, to my knowledge, one of only TWO such shorts that exist and to be photographed in the three-strip process. The second, In The Picture (2012) would be shot in 2012, using a vintage Cinerama camera in honour of the format's 60th Anniversary in September of … Continue reading RENAULT DAUPHINE (SHORT) (CINERAMA)