Tag: Movies

Cinemas Greatest Scenes: The Death of Sergeant Elias.

When I first saw the movie poster for Platoon in 1986, with Sgt. Elias’ arms raised in the air, I was […]

Cinemas Greatest Scenes: Cinema Paradiso’s Kissing Montage.

Cinema Paradiso to my mind is one of the most heartwarming and nostalgic foreign language films ever produced. It begins […]

A selected film-by-film history of Warner Bros. Pictures: The Jazz Singer (1927).

It was in the early days of cinema that four brothers, Harry, Albert, Sam and Jack Warner arrived in Hollywood […]

Film Review: Molly’s Game.

I managed to catch Molly’s Game late in its release last weekend, and as usual I was blown away by […]

Star Wars: The Last Jedi in-depth fan review: ‘From being underwhelmed to truly embracing a film with heart.’

SPOILER WARNING: There is a general discussion of the film’s content in the following review. Sometimes I wish the original […]

Underrated Movies of the 1990’s: Romper Stomper (1992)

Whether you agree with me or not, the 1990’s were an amazing decade of titanic hit and sinking duds at […]

Goodbye Mister Funny Bones!

The French love him, I love him and those in his own country love to hate him. Many people consider […]

Underrated Movies of the 1990’s: The Fisher King (1991).

Whether you agree with me or not, the 1990’s were an amazing decade of titanic hit and sinking duds at […]

Underrated Movies of the 1990’s: State of Grace (1990).

Whether you agree with me or not, the 1990’s were an amazing decade of titanic hit and sinking duds at […]

Three amazing female characters that have reawakened my excitement and love for Star Wars.

The new custodians of the Lucasfilm Empire have chosen to celebrate Star Wars (of recent years) with interesting, strong and […]