Although you may dismiss these posts on a new DVD format war you do so at your own peril, for you will be affected by them. Whatever new format comes out will be applied to games consoles, DVD players, recorders, TV-DVD combo units, handheld DVD recorders, and if you don’t … [Read More]
Title=The League of Gentlemen’s Apocalypse
Summary=Unfortunately, whilst double entendre knob gags work in a sketch show, stretching them out for the full hour and a half is a nightmare…Really disjointed feel to the film.
Has there been any worse curse inflicted on movie fans than the “technique”of the Shaking Camera?!?! I can’t really put my finger on when the trend started… but I can tell you when I first really noticed it. The abomination that was “Battlefield Earth”. In Battlefield Earth the “director” (if … [Read More]
There’s quite a few polls around just now, and I’ll follow up a few other posts at the weekend about top lists of films, however this one is quite interesting and I’m sure will spark some debate. The BBC are carrying the story from Empire Magazine of their latest poll. … [Read More]
I really hate it when movie critics or writers drop a spoiler into a story without warning, I hate it even more when they drop a spoiler into the start of a story, or even the beginning of a feed. For example, here I am reading through the news stories … [Read More]
The UK Film Council have joined with the Government and the UK Lottery to allow 209 UK Cinemas to be upgraded to brand new digital projection equipment, but at a price. In a cleverly aimed scheme any upgraded cinema will have to pledge to show British, classic and arthouse movies, … [Read More]
After writing an earlier post about Tesco offering Movie Downloads in the UK, and then the recent discussions about Home Cinema vs Theater, that perhaps there’s not the demand out there for downloading movies and that the perceived demand is mainly due in answer to the high prices of tickets … [Read More]
Summary=The camera work, editing, restrained writing and likewise performances bring it all across wonderfully. With a little more on some of the actors more action performances and effects you would never have realised it wasn’t a full budget Hollywood short.
You know what I hate? No… I mean really really HATE! This is a movie fan site. We talk about movies here. I talk about what I like… and what I don’t like. And the best part is that we all have different opinions and get to shares those opinions … [Read More]
Well we’ve reviewed Star Wars: Episode III – Revenge of the Sith… …John’s review… …I really enjoyed watching Revenge of the Sith. And yes, it is quite a good film. However, the scenes with Padmé alone are enough to give you flashbacks of the worst parts of the first 2 … [Read More]
There has been some good discussion going on here lately about the pros and cons of watching a movie at an actual movie theater, or at home on a decent TV and sound system. Some people on here have talked about how they much prefer to wait for films to … [Read More]
I know you could probably break theater types into 5 or 6 categories, but for the sake of silmplicity let me generalize it into 2 types. 1) The MEGAPlex Theater You know the ones I’m talking about. They’re new. They have big cushioned seats and more leg room. They have … [Read More]