Category Archives: Films

Avengers: Age of Ultron – A few thoughts and no spoilers

I went to see Age of Ultron last night and it’s fairly unsusprising that it was another solid addition to the Marvel Cinematic Universe. As with the first Avengers film, it was an excellent combination of action, humour and great … Continue reading

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Top five Opening Sequences

It is a relatively standard cinematic convention to kick off a film (particularly in the action/thriller genre) with an exciting opening sequence. This can be used for several purposes… it can immediately hook the audience’s attention; it can provide a … Continue reading

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El Chupacabra

I’ve not written a straight up film review in quite a while, so tonight I’m going to be taking El Chupacabra as my topic of choice. To provide a bit of background, I spotted El Chupacabra in the £1 section … Continue reading

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Five reasons Frozen is a great film

I was pretty slow to jump on the Frozen bandwagon; it’s very hard to persuade my wife to watch animated movies at the best of times (ironically, for all the effort it took to get her to watch it, she’s … Continue reading

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They’re not that bad…

By chance, I recently happened to catch the Star Wars prequels on TV (well, I caught Episode I by chance and set the others up to record) and I thought I might take a few moments to pen (keyboard?) my … Continue reading

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Spoiler alert…

I am a big fan of film trailers. I’m also a big fan of films obviously, but I have a real appreciation for a well put together trailer. Now, the purpose of a trailer is to get people excited about … Continue reading

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Five franchises I’d like to see rebooted/remade

Very often, rebooting a franchise (or even just remaking a single film) can be a disaster; after all, we all know the saying, “If it ain’t broke, don’t fix it.” However, occasionally such reboots are done well and can either … Continue reading

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