As blog titles go, this one is quite specific. To set the scene… basically, to celebrate Halloween my partner and I have been watching spooky movies. One of those was Crimson Peak (2015) as I’d not seen it, despite being a big del Toro fan. And whilst I appreciated the movie, I didn’t love it. Mostly because the plot and characters didn’t really get me … Continue reading Guillermo del Toro’s love of vivid colours, beautiful monsters and steampunk
From a film based on a theme park ride to a shiny robot on a killing spree, here’s my little look at the trailers of a few upcoming films. Continue reading Trailer park: Ultron, Tomorrowland, Crimson Peak and Aloha
Clearly I must be a churl. According to Pulitzer prize-winning film critic Roger Ebert I fit the profile, at least to a degree. To explain, I was flicking through channels today – I know for those of you that read my posts regularly it may sound like I do this a lot, I really don’t – and settled on watching a bit of Lara Croft: … Continue reading Lara Croft: Tomb Raider – what went wrong?
Ok, for this piece I’d like to discuss my love of Mexico’s finest Directors. In terms of what got me fired up to write this, bear with me whilst I set the scene. The other night I was watching an old episode of the BBC miniseries, Luther, starring Idris Elba (check out a clip here, worth looking up if you’ve not seen it), and it … Continue reading Three Amigos: Rise of the Mexican Directors