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THE PASSING OF THE IRON LADY


Today see's the end of an era for British people. She was decisive, some would say cruel, unfeeling and many much darker expressions of ill feeling. Others would say that she was a necessary reformer, who helped shape the political landscape for generations and even spreading her influence around the world, playing her part in… Continue reading THE PASSING OF THE IRON LADY

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FLIGHT OF THE NAVIGATOR


1986 DIRECTOR: Randal Kleiser NOT A PART OF MY COLLECTION Will we be adding this to our collection? NO Contains Spoilers! An 80's classic through and through. Flight Of the Navigator follows a 12-year-old boy, who in 1978 was last seen chasing after his dog in the woods. After falling into a ravine, he awakes eight… Continue reading FLIGHT OF THE NAVIGATOR

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(500) DAYS OF SUMMER


2009 DIRECTOR(s): Marc Webb NOT A PART OF MY COLLECTION Will we be adding this to our collection? Maybe May Contain Spoilers! "This is not a love story" was the opening quote from the narrator of this off beat indie rom-com, if that's the best term for it. It charts the 500 day changing relationship between… Continue reading (500) DAYS OF SUMMER

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A COMMENT ON: THE IRON LADY


Meryl Streep's latest Oscar bid, sorry, Biopic, The Iron Lady arrived in U.K. cinema's last Friday.  Although I have yet to see this film I still, as many will in the U.K., have a strong opinion about this subject. I was born just eight months before Margret Thatcher, "The Grocer's Daughter", "The Iron Lady" came to… Continue reading A COMMENT ON: THE IRON LADY

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TAMARA DREWE


2010 DIRECTOR: Steven Frears NOT A PART OF MY COLLECTION Will we be adding this to our collection? NO May Contain Spoilers! This is your typical Guardian reader middle class tosh, filled with intellectual cyphers and recognisable caricatures, though it's still light and amusing. I still don't se the appeal of Gemma Arterton as she simple can't act… Continue reading TAMARA DREWE

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RESERVOIR DOGS


1992 DIRECTOR: Quentin Tarantino Now just over 19 years old, Reservoir Dogs has made a quite a name for itself as a film that everyone should have seen, but I hadn't. Firstly I was too young for it on its initial release, then I  didn't really fancy it and finally I saw bits and thought I… Continue reading RESERVOIR DOGS

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BUGSY MALONE


1976 DIRECTOR: Alan Parker NOT A PART OF MY COLLECTION Will we be adding this to our collection? NO There's not much to say about Bugsy Malone, apart from I DON'T GET IT! I didn't really see it much as a child which may explain why I seem to be the only person of my… Continue reading BUGSY MALONE

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TOMBSTONE: THE TOWN TOO TOUGH TO DIE


1942 DIRECTOR: William C. McGann NOT A PART OF MY COLLECTION Will we be adding this to our collection? NO May Contain Spoilers! Tombstone has often been the location of choice in the Western genre, as the legendary yet rather dull Gunfight at the O.K. Coral put the town and Wyatt Earp on the map. This 1942… Continue reading TOMBSTONE: THE TOWN TOO TOUGH TO DIE