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Podcast: Damien Riley and Beverly Hills Cop

Damien Riley of Talking Stars fame has started his own spin-off podcast. When he asked me to make a guest appearance, I suggested we talk about the Eddie Murphy classic franchise of films, Beverly Hills Cop. It's a fun and relaxed look at the three films that make up this trilogy of classic 80's action… Continue reading Podcast: Damien Riley and Beverly Hills Cop

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Film Reviews

Preview: The Secret Of Marrowbone (2017)

Starring: George MacKay, Anya Taylor-Joy, Charlie Heaton, Mia Goth, Matthew Stagg Director: Sergio G Sanchez When four siblings return home to America in the 60's with their ailing mother, they try to leave the past behind them. But following their mother's death, Jack, the eldest, has promised to wait to report her demise til his… Continue reading Preview: The Secret Of Marrowbone (2017)

Classic Movie Watchlist 2018

Classic Movie Of The Week: Dog Day Afternoon (1975)

Starring: Al Pacino, John Cazale, Penelope Allen Director: Sidney Lumet Sonny (Pacino) and Sal (Cazale) are two desperate men who have decided to rob a bank in the heat of a 70's Summer in Brooklyn, to pay for a sex change operation for Sonny's partner. But from the start, things go wrong: one of their… Continue reading Classic Movie Of The Week: Dog Day Afternoon (1975)

Film Reviews

Preview: Genesis (2018)

Starring: Olivia Grant, Chike Okonkwo, Ed Stoppard, Warren Brown, John Hannah Director: Freddie Hutton-Mills, Bart Ruspoli In a dystopian future, a red mist that corrodes everything in it's path, a result of a chemical weapon, leaves man to live underground to survive. The survivor's want to believe that they are not the last bunker that… Continue reading Preview: Genesis (2018)

Film Reviews

Creep (2014)

Starring: Mark Duplass, Partrick Brice Director: Patrick Brice Videographer Aaron (Brice) answers an ad on Craislist to video the last messages of a dying man, Josef (Duplass), at his cabin in a remote location. But something is very off about the Josef and his story. Initially just really awkward, things soon take a dark turn.… Continue reading Creep (2014)

Classic Movie Watchlist 2018

Classic Movie Of The Week: The China Syndrome (1979)

Starring: Jane Fonda, Michael Douglas, Jack Lemmon Director: James Bridges The China Sydrome is a metaphorical term used to describe the idea that if there was a nuclear meltdown at a power plant, the reactor would burn through the earth all the way to China. As you can see from the poster above, it wasn't… Continue reading Classic Movie Of The Week: The China Syndrome (1979)

Classic Movie Watchlist 2018

Classic Movie Of The Week: Double Indemnity (1944)

Starring: Fred MacMurray, Barbara Stanwyck, Edward G Robinson Director: Billy Wilder The film opens with a wounded man staggering into his office and making a confession. As he talks, time spools back and we learn he is Walter Neff (MacMurray) an insurance agent who has gotten caught up in something bad. Neff meets a beautiful… Continue reading Classic Movie Of The Week: Double Indemnity (1944)

Classic Movie Watchlist 2018

Classic Movie Of The Week: Anatomy Of A Murder (1959)

Starring: James Stewart, Lee Remick, Ben Gazzara Director: Otto Preminger There is a murder. A man has killed someone who was seen flirting with his wife. He claims that she was raped, and that he killed the man in a fit of fury and insanity. But something about his history as a jealous type and… Continue reading Classic Movie Of The Week: Anatomy Of A Murder (1959)

Film Reviews

The Devil’s Candy (2015)

Starring: Ethan Embry, Shiri Appleby, Pruitt Taylor Vince, Kiara Glasco Director: Sean Byrne Low on funds, a family move into a house in Texas that's selling cheap, because of it's creepy past. Soon, the father of the family, a painter, finds himself acting under a strange influence... And that's where the film departs from the… Continue reading The Devil’s Candy (2015)

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Unsane (2018)

Starring: Claire Foy, Joshua Leonard, Juno Temple, Jay Pharoah Director: Steven Soderbergh Sawyer (Foy) has moved to a new city and started a new job to try and take her life back after a stalker (Leonard) has left her feeling fearful. But when her fears get the better of her and she tries to talk… Continue reading Unsane (2018)