Tag Archives: Films

Coronavirus Diary 17 – Social Distancing with Opera, Fräuleins and the low-skilled!

I was reading this morning that the social restrictions the government have put in place a month ago have been so successful that they are worried on how to convince people to come out again once it is safe to … Continue reading

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Colette – Film Review

It has been a few weeks since I had been to the Pictures and when I got up last Wednesday, I hadn’t planned to be going again on that particular day.  Christmas is a bad time to see anything good … 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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Star Wars: The Force Awakens Review (No blasters, no bla… I mean spoilers)

I distinctly remember going to see the very first Star Wars film all the way back in 1977.  It was the first time I had ever gone to The Pictures and I was  a little less than 3 and a … Continue reading

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James Bond – Spectre – Film Review 

I’ve been looking forward to Spectre for a long time. I’m a big James Bind fan, I like all the movies except for the Pierce Brosnan films which for some reason I really don’t like at all. I guess I … Continue reading

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Don’t Panic! Don’t Panic! New Dad’s Army film but are remakes worth the risk?

One of the things I find being an avid cinema and television fan is that remakes are often ultimately disappointing.   I’d much rather watch a brand new idea rather than revisit an old one which is likely to be … Continue reading

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My tribute to James Horner – Movie composer extraordinaire

I was sad to hear last night about the death of composer and musician James Horner who died as a result of the crash of solo plane he was flying.  Despite being only 61 years of age, James Horner has … Continue reading

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