Review – Blade Runner 2049

Spoilers Ahead Blade Runner 2049 is a sequel that no one was clamouring for and when it was announced the collective groan was deafening. Ridley Scott’s involvement at a Producer level didn’t do much to inspire confidence either after the double whammy of franchise fumbles that were Prometheus and Alien Covenant. The only glimmer of … Continue reading Review – Blade Runner 2049

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Dave’s 100 Greatest Films 95. Daleks – Invasion Earth 2150AD

95. Daleks - Invasion Earth 2150AD - 1966 Starring - Peter Cushing, Bernard Cribbins, Roberta Tovey, Jill Curzon, Ray Brooks Director - Gordon Flemyng Screenplay - Milton Subotsky There is a specific stage in being a fan of Doctor Who when you discover that the show made it onto the big screen in glorious techncolour … Continue reading Dave’s 100 Greatest Films 95. Daleks – Invasion Earth 2150AD

Dave’s 100 Greatest Film – 96. Black Belt Jones

96. Black Belt Jones - 1974 Starring - Jim Kelly, Gloria Hendry, Scatman Crothers and Eric Laneuville Director - Robert Clouse Screenplay - Alexandra Rose, Fred Weintraub and Oscar Williams When I first watched Enter the Dragon the most striking performance aside from Bruce Lee was that of Jim Kelly as Williams. His combination of … Continue reading Dave’s 100 Greatest Film – 96. Black Belt Jones

Dave’s 100 Greatest films – 97. District 13

97 - District 13 - 2004 Director - Pierre Morel Starrring - David Belle, Cyril Raffaelli, Tony D'Amario, Dany Verissimo and Bibi Naceri Screenplay - Luc Besson and Bibi Naceri   When the art of Parkour first came to popular attention it thrilled and astounded. Young men pulling seemingly impossible acrobatic moves to navigate around … Continue reading Dave’s 100 Greatest films – 97. District 13

Dave’s 100 Greatest Films – 98. One Spy Too Many

98 - One Spy Too Many - 1966 Director: Joseph Sargent Starring: Robert Vaughn, David McCallum, Dorothy Provine, Rip Torn Screenplay: Dean Hargrove   I have loved The Man From U.N.C.L.E. since I watched it on BBC 2 in the 90s. I have memories of seeing it before then but that is when I first … Continue reading Dave’s 100 Greatest Films – 98. One Spy Too Many

Dave’s 100 Greatest Films – 99. The Three Musketeers 

99. The Three Musketeers - 1973 Director: Richard Lester Starring; Oliver Reed, Raquel Welch, Richard Chamberlain, Michael York, Frank Finaly, Faye Dunaway and Charlton Heston Screenplay: George MacDonald Fraser As #100 on the list reflects my love of pulp adventures so this choice is indicative of my love of a good swashbuckling romp. Indeed this … Continue reading Dave’s 100 Greatest Films – 99. The Three Musketeers 

Dave’s 100 Greatest Films – 100. The Phantom

100: The Phantom - 1996 Starring: Billy Zane, Kristy Swanson, Treat Williams and Caterine Zeta Jones Director: Simon Wincer Screenplay: Jeffrey Boam I love a good pulp adventure, there is something so simple yet enjoyable about them. Give me an all action hero, a dastardly villain and a herd of expendable henchmen and I am … Continue reading Dave’s 100 Greatest Films – 100. The Phantom

You Worthless Piece Of Slime – Or Why You Might Be Wrong About Ghostbusters 2

When the new Ghostbusters film was released last year there were plenty of choice words thrown back an forth. With all the opinions, think pieces and deranged rants going about there was one sentiment that kept being repeated. “At least it can't be as bad as Ghostbusters 2” “How can the integrity of the franchise … Continue reading You Worthless Piece Of Slime – Or Why You Might Be Wrong About Ghostbusters 2