Category Archives: Movies and Films

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I met perhaps the most famous tree in the world at Sycamore Gap

If you think of how many trees are famous; there are quite a few of them but compared to the countless billions of trees on the planet they are really few and far between.  Some famous trees are no longer … Continue reading

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Black Panther Movie Review

Earlier this week I went to see the Black Panther movie.  Some of you may know that I despise comicbook based movies.  Just going from the trailers they seem very generic, derivative and not very deep; I like science-fiction but … Continue reading

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3 billboards outside Ebbing, Missouri

I’m on quite a good run of films recently.  I wasn’t planning to write another mini-review so quickly after the last one for All The Money In The World but my trip to The Pictures yesterday almost made me feel it … Continue reading

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All The Money In The World – Review

This is the second film of 2018 that I’ve seen at the Pictures and bizarrely, both have featured Michelle Williams, the other being The Greatest Showman. All The Money In The World is a dramatisation of a real life kidnap … Continue reading

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My Top 12 movies of 2017

As half the planet is in the midst of not doing very much of anything but eat and watch films, here is my lowdown of my favourite 12 films of 2017 or one per month for those who want to … Continue reading

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My thoughts on Star Wars: The Last Jedi (No Spoilers)

I’ve always been a Star Wars fan, it was the first film I saw at the Pictures in 1977 when I was just 3.5 years old.  I loved it then and I love it now. You can see my old … Continue reading

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The Death of Stalin – Movie Review

Dear Comrades, it gives me great pleasure, indeed it is behoven on me to introduce to you one of the great cinematic treasures of 2017, The Death of Stalin. As the Presdium is no doubt aware (for they have eyes … Continue reading

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