With my summing up of the year done, I think it’s probably time I start my annual ranking. Before we get into it, there will be omissions due to me not having seen every film released this year. It should be pointed out that I am also very easily scared, so haven’t yet braved horror … Continue reading The Best and Worst of 2019 in Film
Looking Back at 2019 in Film
What a year for film 2019 has been; record breaking box-office successes, terrible Disney remakes, fist-pumping musicals, exciting action, emotional dramas, shocking plot-twists and whatever the hell 'Men In Black: International' tried to be. With that, let’s reminisce about 2019 in film.
My Top 20 Films (Special 200th Blog Post!)
SO, just like that, my blog has hit the major milestone of 200 posts! To celebrate this, I thought I’d write about my 200 favourite films. Then, like any sane person, I immediately decided I’d divide that number by 10 and stick to my top 20 instead. This, as always, is an ever-changing list, but … Continue reading My Top 20 Films (Special 200th Blog Post!)
Trailer Thoughts – The Lion King
With the full trailer for The Lion King remake being released yesterday, I thought I’d take the time to look through what I think are the positives and negatives of the film from what we know so far. THE POSITIVES The Special Effects Okay, so for computer animation, I have to admit that it does … Continue reading Trailer Thoughts – The Lion King
The 2019 Oscar Nominations (and first thoughts)
So…the Oscar nominations have been released, and boy are they a mixed bag. Stan & Ollie has been completely ignored, while Bohemian Rhapsody has led in several categories. Here, I’ll run through the main list of nominations, while offering my thoughts on potential winners and definite snubs.
The Best and Worst of 2018 in Film
Well, 2018 was pretty good! There were some absolute corkers in the cinema this year, as well as some total stinkers. Overall, the blockbuster has seen a continued success with Disney and Marvel continuing to dominate the box office. As the year draws to a close, it’s time to reflect on this year’s best films, as well as revealing my personal Top 10.
The Most Memorable Movie Moments of 2018
The films of 2018 have had some hugely memorable moments in them. From exciting action to heartbreaking dialogue, they have shown that the cinema is still the best place to get a huge range of emotional entertainment. Here, I’m going to reflect on twenty of the most memorable things that have happened in 2018 films. … Continue reading The Most Memorable Movie Moments of 2018
What’s the score with 2018? (Top 25 Film Tracks of the Year)
2018’s Movie Music scene has been fantastic, with all sorts of genres being covered. Whether you want an original musical, a classical piece or a mix of electronics and bongo’s, 2018 has it. It’s broken new ground with percussion work, as well as releasing the first score album with a parental advisory warning. In this post, I’ll be recounting some of the best pieces of movie music from the last year, and I’ve even collated a playlist so you can listen along with my picks. You lucky devils!
A Sinister First Look at ‘Joker’ (2019)
Plans (and desires) for a standalone Joker movie have been rife for many years. Those plans will finally be coming to fruition in October of next year when Todd Phillips takes the directing and co-writing job on ‘Joker’ (catchy title). With Joaquin Phoenix’s first make-up test being released, I thought I’d look into what we know about what is already one of the most anticipated films of 2019.
The Problem with Trailers (and why I rarely watch them)
The new Infinity War trailer came out today, and already I’ve been asked by several people If I’ve seen it. The simple answer the people who ask is no I haven’t, and I don’t plan on. Here’s why.