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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?

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nEoFILM HARDCOPY – ISSUE 2


Issue 1.2 is available for download now! The Hardcopy is just that, a PDF or print version of the output from the nEoFILM blog, which is hosted by WordPress. Not everyone likes reading blogs, or material from PC, Laptop or Tablet screens so it only seemed fair and logical to provide an old school version… Continue reading nEoFILM HARDCOPY – ISSUE 2

2000's, 9 Candles, Adventure, Animation, Comedy, Fantasy, Musical, Romance, Walt Disney

THE PRINCESS AND THE FROG


2009 DIRECTOR(S): Ron Clements & John Musker May Contain Spoilers! Line-drawn animation is dead. Or is it? 2009 saw Disney's return to their roots as they drew by hand (though be it heavily assisted by computers), their first traditionally animated feature in over a decade. Now since Toy Story was the first Disney film that I actually… Continue reading THE PRINCESS AND THE FROG

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A TONY SCOTT RETROSPECTIVE


Last Sunday, 19th August 2012, Director/Producer Tony Scott, younger brother to Sir Ridley Scott and the director of such classics as Top Gun, Crimson Tide and Beverly Hills Cop II, passed away after taking his own life. I've always liked his work, finding that even though his older brother has gained so much notoriety, and certainly… Continue reading A TONY SCOTT RETROSPECTIVE

1990's, 6 Candles, Action, Drama, Horror, Science Fiction

THE X FILES: FIGHT THE FUTURE (aka THE X FILES: THE MOVIE)


1998 DIRECTOR: Rob Bowman May Contain Spoilers! Season Five of the phenomena which was The X Files concluded with and episode entitled "The End". Season Six would open with "The Beginning" but somewhere in the middle and for some reason, money presumably, it was considered to be a good idea to make a franchise movie during… Continue reading THE X FILES: FIGHT THE FUTURE (aka THE X FILES: THE MOVIE)

1990's, 8 Candles, Action, James Bond

GOLDENEYE


1995 DIRECTOR: Martin Campbell May Contain Spoilers! Licence To Kill spelt the end of Timothy Dalton's short-lived stint as James Bond, and left the franchise is limbo. It was Martin Campbell who revived Bond in 1995, as he would do again in 2006 with Casino Royale, but Goldeneye was the first of one of the best… Continue reading GOLDENEYE

1990's, 8 Candles, Action, Batman, Comic Book, DC Comics, Tim Burton

BATMAN RETURNS


1992 DIRECTOR: Tim Burton May Contain Spoilers! It's 1992. Tim Burton is now a major player in Hollywood, having re-imagined Batman as the Dark Knight and followed it up with the iconic Edward Scossorhands. But it wasn't just going to be a straight up sequel for Batman, this was going to be a furtherance of the… Continue reading BATMAN RETURNS

2000's, 8 Candles, Action, Adventure, Comedy, Comic Book, Fantasy, Hellboy

HELLBOY


2004 DIRECTOR: Guillermo del Toro May Contain Spoilers! 2004 was at the height of the superhero revolution. From 2000 with X-Men, there was a string of successful films, with Marvel leading the way, taking the genre to stratospheric levels. X-Men 2 raised they bar again, proving that the genre appealed to more than just a… Continue reading HELLBOY

1990's, 7 Candles, Action, Drama, Science Fiction

DEEP IMPACT


1998 DIRECTOR: Mimi Leder May Contain Spoilers! Up until 1998, the most notable asteroid movie to make an impact was the 1979 Sean Connery disaster flick, Meteor, which got off to a dubious start by being misnamed Meteor rather than Asteroid, as a meteor is just a  small piece of debris, rather than the E.L.E (Extinction Level… Continue reading DEEP IMPACT

10 Candles, 1990's, Adventure, Animation, Comedy, Pixar, Uncategorized, Walt Disney

TOY STORY


1995 DIRECTOR: John Lassiter May Contain Spoilers! Pixar had never done anything like this. Tron back in 1982 had experimented but effectively failed in trying to create a CGI feature. But after a few shorts, Toy Story was ready to revolutionise the Animation industry and change the cinematic experience forever, ushering in the art form… Continue reading TOY STORY