Review of 2012: Things I am looking forward to…

Around this time (more or less), I wrote down a couple of films I was looking forward to watching this year – providing the apocalypse didn’t happen and I avoided any unfortunate incidents. Now, all but three of them are crossed off  (one of them I refuse to watch because I just don’t want to) so I feel it is time to review these features … Continue reading Review of 2012: Things I am looking forward to…

The Cinematic Education of our Youth

Be warned….this is going to get ranty.  So I apologise in advance. Kids nowadays have it easy.  I remember the days in school when passed-on notes were the best means of communication, penpals sent handwritten letters and if you wanted to watch a film before it came on TV, you need to wait a good year to rent the video.  Now, everything is done through … Continue reading The Cinematic Education of our Youth

Prometheus – 3/5 stars

When I first watched Alien in 2006, I was dumbstruck by its characters, story and the special effects – as I am quite squeamish, there was a niggling worry that it was not worth the two or so hours running time.  How wrong I was.  Now, over 30 years after the original film, we’re getting a prequel…sort of. Prometheus sees Charlie Holloway and Elizabeth Shaw (Logan … Continue reading Prometheus – 3/5 stars