BA (Hons) Film Studies, University of Salford

FINALLY, I have completed my degree in film. Wow, what a feeling. On my Instagram page, I published a picture of my recently-received degree certificate - a charming 2:1. I could analyse the certificate in a similar fashion to that of Pat Bateman's business card analyses, but I won't, though I possess a similar obsession to... Continue Reading →

Shot at 60 part X-Seven: Arnold Schwarzenegger

Evening and welcome to the second in this four-part series of actor-based Shot at 60 specials. The last edition, part XVI, featured  Harrison Ford films..."Arnie" is now the focus for part X-Seven. Enjoy... Hercules in New York (1970) Lionsgate / Dir: Arthur Allan Seidelman / Prod: Wisberg   Stay Hungry (1976) United Artists / Dir: Bob Rafelson / Prod:... Continue Reading →

Shot at 60 part XVI: Harrison Ford

Evening. After a great weekend, Shot at 60 is back with the first of four actor-based specials. Harrison Ford being the first in this four-parted special is a result of the Star Wars 7 love-in over him, and he was quite cool in The Fugitive. Enjoy... American Graffiti (1973) Universal Pictures / Dir: George Lucas / Prod: Coppola   Hanover Street (1979)... Continue Reading →

Sunday Update: Clint Eastwood Movies Purchased

Evening. Yes, as the title reads, I have purchased some Clint Eastwood-starred movies. To my great surprise, there are many movies with Uncle Clint in 'em that I don't (or didn't) have in my DVD collection - e.g. Coogan's Bluff (Siegel, 1968) - of which I have now purchased. The purchases included, Coogan's Bluff as mentioned, another Don Siegel collaboration,... Continue Reading →

Shot at 60 part XIII: Bond

Bond, James Bond...obviously. Good evening and welcome to the thirteenth Shot at 60 post, with this one focusing on Bond films. Of course, the usual applies (three from the 70s, two from the 80s, two from the 90s, and two from the 00s). Enjoy! Diamonds Are Forever (1971) United Artists / Dir: Guy Hamilton / Prod: Saltzman... Continue Reading →

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