‘X-Men’ Movie Marathon: Part II

Welcome back! You're in for a treat, folks, as two of the three X-Men movies within this part of the marathon are within my "Top 3 of the X-Men Film Franchise" - Days of Future Past and Logan, obviously.   "The best since X2!" - Fans, 2014 My god, the above is/was disgustingly true. Days of Future Past was an absolute joy to watch.... Continue Reading →

‘X-Men’ Movie Marathon: Part I

From 2000's X-Men to this year's Logan, over the past 3-4 weeks I have completed a marathon of 20th Century Fox's most prolific superhero film franchise. TRIVIA: Logan is the only X-Men film that I have watched in the cinema. Initially, Mumsy possessed the desire to watch Days of Future Past, though she had not previously watched First Class, or properly watched the... Continue Reading →

For ReadFilm.co: “‘Star Wars: The Last Jedi’ – A Fandom-Worrying Title”

January 23rd, on Twitter, the title of the new Star Wars movie has finally been revealed, and if you have somehow missed it, the title is Star Wars: The Last Jedi! https://twitter.com/starwars/status/823561256078548992/photo/1?ref_src=twsrc%5Etfw&ref_url=http%3A%2F%2Freadfilm.co%2F2017%2F01%2F31%2Fstar-wars-the-last-jedi-a-fandom-worrying-title-skywalker%2F As one would expect, the confirmed title has added to the hype surrounding the eighth film in the main Star Wars series of films, and sequel to 2015’s mega blockbuster Star... Continue Reading →

For ReadFilm.co: “Review: ‘Phantasm: Ravager’ (2016)”

Phantasm: Ravager; Director: David Hartman; US Distributor: Well Go USA Entertainment; Country: USA. The first Phantasm film since 1998’s Phantasm IV: Oblivion, but the first to NOT be directed by series creator, Don Coscarelli, however, he does have a writing credit. This is… Phantasm: Ravager. My recommendation: do not watch Phantasm: Ravager if you haven’t watched the preceding films.  As one would expect, the film opens... 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 →

Something Intriguing in ‘Predator 2’

Well, the original Predator (McTiernan, 1987) movie is usually considered to be the only worthwhile entry in the film series, but unlike many it seems, I don't mind its sequel...and I find something intriguing in the film. Predator 2 (Hopkins, 1990) appeared in 1990, with Danny Glover (dude from the Lethal Weapon films) in the lead role - a street war-ridden... Continue Reading →

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