Category Archives: Film

Prometheus

Ok – just seen Prometheus. Question: What was Mr Scott Smoking? That made NO sense at all. Children tell better stories. It was wonderfully made. But still wonderfully made rubbish is still rubbish. Did he get pissed off with people … Continue reading

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X Men

I’ve just seen the new X Men film… My main problen with it is that it seems to hve been written from some¬† perspective other than making a film. Having many characters, with multiple related story strands works in a … Continue reading

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Harry Brown

Kind of a cross between Grand Torino and Death wish in a modern british style. I think the female inspector character was a bit weak. I don’t think people that lacking in confidence make it very far in the police. … Continue reading

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The Book Of Eli

Ok.. I had to think about this one. If it had been a complete fantasy, with some abstract holy book I might have gone for it. But god protecting a man for the last King James Bible? That doesn’t really … Continue reading

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101

Dalmatians that is. Watched the original cartoon last night. I had forgotten how stylish the artwork was, the ink like backgrounds are lovely. Really enjoyed seeing it again.

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One Million Years BC

Wow. I vaguely remembered this from seeing it as a kid on TV (in Black and White). It’s very silly. Raquel Welch in a caveman spectacular. It’s an embarrassing guilty treat. It is kitsch, and very, very silly, and yet … Continue reading

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Stalingrad

Watched the film (Stalingrad 1994, Directed by Joseph Vilsmaier)¬†last night. I have to say that I was a bit disappointed, given some reviews I have read. Admittedly, it wasn’t helped by the dubbing into english (!), but there was something … Continue reading

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