Film Reviews

Gold (2016)

Starring: Matthew McConaughey, Edgar Ramirez, Bryce Dallas Howard, Corey Stoll Director: Stephen Gaghan Kenney Wells (McConaughey) is a man with ambition and determination. His father was a great business man who prospected gold, but he finds himself saddled with bills and no one who will work with him. That is, til he approaches Micheal Acosta… Continue reading Gold (2016)

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Horror Franchise: Evil Dead (80’s to 00’s)

Created by Sam Raimi in the early 80's, this franchise stars Bruce Campbell as Ash Williams, a young man who gets mixed up with a cabin in the woods and an ancient book which unleashes unspeakable evil. Campbells camp turn made him a B movie star, and the franchise has been a cult favourite for… Continue reading Horror Franchise: Evil Dead (80’s to 00’s)

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80’s Nostalgia at its Finest: An awesome action watchlist. 

A blogging friend and I were waxing nostalgic about the best 80s action movies. Click through below for the list they wrote, it's pretty awesome!  And it's a great blog, so while you're there, take a look around, and maybe follow.  https://raistlin0903.wordpress.com/2017/03/14/special-features-presents-action-movies-of-the-80s/

105 Must See Films

105 Must See Films: Wall Street (1987)

Starring: Michael Douglas, Charlie Sheen, Daryl Hannah Director: Oliver Stone Bud Fox (Sheen) is young, ambitious and idealistic, determined to make his way up the ladder in the world of stockbroking. At the top of that ladder is Gordon Gekko (Douglas), a man who personifies 80's ideals of business and wealth, and who is finally convinced… Continue reading 105 Must See Films: Wall Street (1987)

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105 Must See Films: Body Heat (1981)

Starring: William Hurt, Kathleen Turner, Richard Crenna Director: Lawrence Kasdan A wonderful piece of 80's neo-noir, set in Florida, sees Ned (Hurt) a sleazy lawyer meet a beautiful married woman, Matty (Turner). What starts as a hot affair turns to a plot to murder her wealthy husband, as the two fall deeper in love and… Continue reading 105 Must See Films: Body Heat (1981)

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105 Must Watch Films: The Natural (1984)

Starring: Robert Redford, Robert Duvall, Glenn Close, Kim Basinger Director: Barry Levinson This sweet film starring Robert Redford is a lovely, uplifting piece of nostalgia and romance. Roy Hobbs (Redford) is a man with a gift for baseball, and has big plans for the future with his girlfriend Iris (Close), all of which come crashing… Continue reading 105 Must Watch Films: The Natural (1984)

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105 Must Watch Films: Drugstore Cowboy (1989)

Starring: Matt Dillon, Kelly Lynch, Heather Graham, William Burroughs Director: Gus Van Sant They're very healthy looking for a drug addicted couple, aren't they? Matt Dillon plays Bob, the head of a dysfunctional group who consider themselves family. His wife (Lynch) and another couple are along for the ride, whilst Bob makes decisions about who… Continue reading 105 Must Watch Films: Drugstore Cowboy (1989)

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105 Must See Films: Videodrome (1983)

Starring: James Woods, Deborah Harry,Sonja Smits Director: David Cronenberg I found this one a bit of a hard watch, and I think that with Cronenberg films, that's kind of the point. Her certainly does shake you up, shock you and make you think. Though perhaps this isn't always a good thing. Known as the "body… Continue reading 105 Must See Films: Videodrome (1983)

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London Fright Fest: Beyond The Gates (2016)

Heading into the west half of London for some reason seems like a bit of an adventure. I rarely head over to Shepherd's Bush, but it always amuses me that it's full of Antipodeans. We head across and into the Vue, where at the top of the stairs we're surrounded by beer swilling Londoners, all… Continue reading London Fright Fest: Beyond The Gates (2016)

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Straight Outta Compton (2015)

Starring: O'Shea Jackson Jr, Corey Hawkins, Neil Brown Jr, Jason Mitchell, Aldis Hodge Director: F Gary Gray Energetic and powerful, this film tells the story of the hip hop group NWA, from their inception to huge fame, and on into their subsequent solo success. It's a passionate film, with excellent performances from all the leads, who… Continue reading Straight Outta Compton (2015)