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Category Archive: Movie Marathon!

Black Mirrothon Pt 5: ‘White Bear’

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After breaking our hearts it would appear that Brooker wants give us something more visceral with this Twilight Zone-esque tale of amnesia amid an urban dystopia. Title: ‘White Bear’ Director: Carl Tibbetts Writer: Charlie Brooker Cast: Lenora… Continue reading

Black Mirrothon Part 4 ‘Be Right Back’

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I’ll say one thing about British shows: it’s easy to burn through a season. Just like that we’re into the second season. And it starts with a cracker, the emotionally driven ‘Be Right Back’.… Continue reading

Black Mirrorthon Part 1: ‘The National Anthem’

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I love Black Mirror. Dropping into the show based on a recommendation with zero information was one hell of a trip. The premise behind the first episode was an eye-opener to say the very… Continue reading

Movie Marathon: ‘Creed’

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Kinda dropped the ball in the output there…rest assured I was watching Creed, the seventh film in the Rocky franchise. Quite the diversion this one, with the focus shifting onto Apollo Creed’s son Adonis. I expected… Continue reading

Movie Marathon: ‘Rocky Balboa’

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Oof, these movies are going downhill fast…I can’t imagine this final named instalment, one that defied established naming conventions is going to be up to much. Title: Rocky Balboa Released: 2006 Director: Sylvester Stallone… Continue reading

Movie Marathon: ‘Rocky V’

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The series seems to be getting a bit…silly. Surely things will level out a bit now that Rocky has brought the Cold War to a grinding halt. Title: Rocky V Released: 1991 Director: John… Continue reading

Movie Marathon: ‘Rocky IV’

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Of all the original Rocky movies this is the one I was most interested in seeing. It was the first one I was actually aware of as a kid and, as with many 80s… Continue reading

Movie Marathon: ‘Rocky III’

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After the rematch plot of the second film the one thing that we’re most looking forward to in this second sequel is a new challenger to step up to the plate. And who… Continue reading

Movie Marathon: ‘Rocky II’

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We found the first film in the series to be good but a touch over-rated. Time to see what happens next. Title: Rocky II Released: 1979 Director: Sylvester Stallone Cast: Sylvester Stallone, Talia Shire,… Continue reading

Movie Marathon: ‘Rocky’

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Every movie buff has their “Confession Movie” – the one they haven’t gotten around to. Maybe it’s Star Wars, or a Scorsese and DeNiro collaboration. Something that has shaped cinema and pop culture in… Continue reading