Hi everyone, I wrote something for 25YL which you can find here. https://25yearslatersite.com/2020/09/14/alien-isolation-the-best-entry-in-the-franchise-since-aliens/ It’s a little piece about how much I love Alien: Isolation. Hope you enjoy it. RichardRead more "Alien: Isolation article published"
Hi everyone, I thought I’d let the dust settle before I wrote anything about this. The Facebook groups have been alive with discussion since it was released. I saw the premiere on Twitter on my phone (again, don’t tell David Lynch, he wouldn’t approve!) I don’t remember how many posts I’ve written about this film […]Read more "Casting Dune – Trailer Analysis"
Directed by – Christopher Nolan Starring – John David Washington, Robert Pattinson, Elizabeth Debicki, Kenneth Branagh This was my first trip to the cinema since they re-opened and I picked a great film. It has massive holes in it but if you put those aside and just enjoy the ride, it’s really a wonderful experience. […]Read more "Tonight’s Viewing – Tenet (2020) – spoiler free"
Directed by – Sidney Lumet Starring – Sean Connery, Trevor Howard, Vivien Merchant, Ian Bannen, Peter Bowles Story by – John Hopkins Happy 90th birthday to Sir Sean Connery. I had no idea about that until my brother told me a few hours ago. It’s strange that I suddenly had the urge to watch three […]Read more "Tonight’s Viewing – The Offence (1973)"
The Hill (1965) Directed by – Sidney Lumet Starring – Sean Connery, Harry Andrews, Ian Bannen, Ian Hendry, Roy Kinnear, Sir Michael Redgrave, Alfred Lynch, Ossie Davis, Jack Watson Director of Photography – Oswald Morris After the disappointment of my viewing of 1981’s Outland the other night, I decided to complete my Sean Connery double […]Read more "Tonight’s Viewing – The Hill (1965)"
…or is it the trailer? Is it a trailer for a trailer? Previews within previews within previews. So, I’m glad that I’ve finally managed to find this as everyone else in the world seems to have seen it before me. I saw it in a very low quality, shaky format someone shared on Twitter complete […]Read more "Casting Dune – Trailer Reaction"
Hi everyone, It’s been ages since we had any news on Dune so it’s been a real thrill to get so much new stuff over the course of a couple of days. It gives us our first look at the actors in role. Obviously, these are prepared shots as opposed to stills from the film […]Read more "Casting Dune – Vanity Fair First Look reaction"
Hi everyone, After several months, and with a few loose ends to be tied up once the COVID-19 pandemic has finished wreaking havoc on our world, filming of Queen of Hearts is almost complete. It must be an intense relief to Cameron Cloutier to be close to the finish line. Whilst the world has ground […]Read more "Queen of Hearts – Trailer Reaction"
Hi everyone, I capped off a day out in the capital with a visit to the Prince Charles Cinema for a screening of this Roger Corman effort which I had some fond childhood memories of. I say childhood memories because I don’t think I had seen this film since I was about 10 years old. […]Read more "Tonight’s Viewing – Battle Beyond the Stars (1980)"
Hi everyone, Looks like filming is nearly complete on the upcoming Twin Peaks fan film, “Queen of Hearts”, which tells the lost tale of Annie Blackburn. After a couple of years and so many setbacks, things are finally reaching the point where all the scenes are in the can and it becomes all about post-production. […]Read more "Queen of Hearts update – February 2020"