Wow, two in 24 hours. They’re like buses. Nothing for weeks and then two come at once. It looks like, hot on the heels of last night’s unveiling of Oscar Isaac as Duke Leto, we now have a big tick next to Chani’s name. The daughter of planetologist Liet Kynes and mother of the God […]Read more "Casting Dune- Zendaya initial reactions"
Last year I did a post about the scary film I was watching for Halloween. As it happened it was the TV version of Nigel Kneale’s The Stone Tape, which is probably one of my favourite spooky stories ever. I’ve been holding on and holding on to watch this year’s film, which was a Christmas present […]Read more "Halloween Special – In the Mouth of Madness"
OK, so this is different. One of my rare forays to the cinema; in fact the first time I’ve been since Infinity War. I had relatively low expectations. I knew that Shane Black, writer of the original Predator film (which would probably make it into my Top 30 films) was involved and that gave me […]Read more "Tonight’s Viewing – The Predator (spoiler-free)"
Here’s the link to my new Taste of Cinema article: http://www.tasteofcinema.com/2018/the-30-tensest-movie-scenes-of-all-time/ Don’t know where my editor found the images but they have little to do with the actual scenes mentioned in most cases. Before you go there, though, I’d like to take a second to acknowledge two scenes and three actors that I couldn’t mention in […]Read more "The 30 tensest moments in cinema history"
I wrote an article a while back about Cameron Cloutier at the Obnoxious and Anonymous Channel. He’s been trying to raise money through a crowdfunding project to make a Twin Peaks Fan Film. You can see all the details and donate at the link below. I’ve already written about it and there are links to […]Read more "#SAVEANNIE"
I grew up watching films like Valley of Gwangi and The 7th Voyage of Sinbad. The standout feature of films like these were not the acting or the script but the wonderful monsters that terrorised the protagonists. These monsters were almost all created by master animator, Ray Harryhausen. There were no computers back then. It […]Read more "Top 10 Ray Harryhausen monsters"