Best Episode of Star Trek Ever

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Space is the final frontier and for a mere three seasons, Captain James T. Kirk and his crew explored that frontier. Created by Gene Rodenberry, Star Trek represented an idea that someday the… Continue reading

Disney Marathon: ‘The Wild’

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The last time we looked at Sleeping Beauty, one of the best known and most recognisable movies in the Disney canon. Now it’s time for one of the most forgotten and buried Disney… Continue reading

Predicting the Future of Cinema

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Throughout this pandemic have frequently heard the phrase “return to normal”, but with something which impacted the world at this level there is no going back to the original normal. I could go… Continue reading

Disney Marathon: ‘Sleeping Beauty’

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We’re on holiday, and that means we’re going to smash out some more Disney reviews! For someone who’s a bit of a Disney nerd you’d be surprised to hear that I’ve never seen… Continue reading

Classic Scene: Ferris Wheel

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Ferris Wheel The Third Man (1949) Directed by Carol Reed The Scene: The belief that his friend Harry Lime (Orson Welles) was dead is what has had Holly Martins (Joseph Cotten) navigating the… Continue reading

Retro Review: ‘Tammy and the T-Rex’

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In 1994, Stewart Raffill who wrote and directed the legendarily terrible 1988 film Mac and Me was approached by a man with an animatronic Tyrannosaurus Rex. This man was taking the mechanical dinosaur… Continue reading

Movie Review: ‘The Room’ (2019)

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An English language French thriller about getting everything you want at no cost.

Disney Marathon: ‘The Lion King’

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We can never have enough big cats. Last week we had a tiger, now we have a whole pride of lions! And a meerkat! For those just joining us, this is a movie… Continue reading

Retro Review: ‘The Undertaker and His Pals’

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Anyone who has read many of my Retro Reviews know that I have a love for sleazy, cheap, exploitative, grindhouse flicks. While these movies are fun, there is a common complaint that many… Continue reading

Retro Review: ‘Poltergeist’

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Horror is often used as a mirror for the dark side of our society. In Reagans’ America the rich got richer and the nuclear family headed in record numbers to the suburbs to… Continue reading