The Marvel Cinematic Universe reigns supreme over cinema right now. It is the Highest Grossing movie series to date, and the only series to gross over 10 Billion Dollars. But despite all it’s wealth, all it’s accolades, all it’s power; there continues to be one film series that overshadows it; and this is where it all started.
For over a week now, possibly two; I have been scouring the internet looking for details or news for a movie trailer.
Continue reading “Waiting For A Trailer”
The Marvel Cinematic Universe is now over 10 years old, and after a long build-up, we are currently in the midst of its first major bad guy turf war as the mighty heroes take on the might of Thanos. I however believe that Ronan the Accuser should be the current big bad guy!
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Back in 2012, I started to get into the classic Samurai films of Akira Kurosawa. The first one I saw was the magnificent Seven Samurai, and since then have watched others including Rashomon, Ran and Throne of Blood. About the same time, I saw Seven Samurai though, I had watched another Samurai film. Continue reading “13 Assassins”
I got my first taste of the works of Studio Ghibli in 2014 when I saw The Wind Rises. It was a film I rather enjoyed and put it in my top 10 films of that year. Then in 2015 I watched My Neighbor Totoro and since then began to watch more and more Studio Ghibli films. I have not seen them all – yet! – but I have seen many of their classics including Princess Mononoke, Spirited Away and Kiki’s Delivery Service. But my absolute favourite to date is Pom Poko. Continue reading “Pom Poko”
Godzilla vs. Gigan is a Japanese Giant Monster Movie released in 1972 and the 12th film in the Godzilla series. Much like other Godzilla film’s released in the 1970’s, the film was made on a low-budget and used a lot of stock footage from previous films to make up some of the film. One key use of stock however is entirely unique to this film: The Soundtrack. In fact, if this piece of stock wasn’t used, we may never have heard one of the most memorable tracks in the entire series. Continue reading “The Gigan Soundtrack”
I have just watched Blade of the Immortal; and let me just say that I love 13 Assassins; it is one of my favourite films. This film however, I am completely lost about! Continue reading “Mini Film Review – Blade of the Immortal”
It is soooo Funny! It works really well on all levels to make what is both a really good film but also a side-splitting comedy. Continue reading “Mini Film Review – Jumanji: Welcome to the Jungle”
Being a monster movie fan; this one was definitely on my radar for 2017, and it was Brilliant! It’s a really fun film. Continue reading “Mini Film Review – Kong: Skull Island”