Category Archives: Film

An Inspector Calls

CONTAINS SPOILERS Many of us will have studied An Inspector Calls for GCSE English. I did, and l liked it, but it’s not a play I had given much thought to for quite some time. This adaptation reminded me how … Continue reading

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Esio Trot

CONTAINS SPOILERS Many Roald Dahl  stories have been adapted into films, some more than once, but Esio Trot hasn’t before. It isn’t one of his most well known. Being a massive Roald Dahl fanboy growing up, I have read it, … Continue reading

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The Jetsons Meet The Flintstones

*** out of 5 3 stars out of 5 CONTAINS SPOILERS The Jetsons Meet the Flintstones was originally part of Hanna-Barbera‘s Superstars 10 series in the late ’80s. This was a series of ten made for TV movies featuring some … Continue reading

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Jetsons: The Movie

CONTAINS SPOILERS ** out 5 2 stars out of 5 Jetsons: The Movie (as it was titled. Perhaps they thought ‘The Jetsons: The Movie’ would sound odd) isn’t well remembered these days. Of course The Jetsons themselves aren’t massively remembered … Continue reading

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The Breakfast Club

*** out of 5 3 out of 5 stars. CONTAINS SPOILERS The Breakfast Club has long been seen as the definitive ‘Brat Pack’ film and one of the best works of its writer and director John Hughes. As time has … Continue reading

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Ten Significant Songs from Forgotten Films

Songs associated with films often become big chart hits. But occasionally we get a song becoming a hit and standing the test of time even though the film itself didn’t. Here’s my entirely arbitrary top ten list.  10)  Smash Mouth … Continue reading

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Corpse Bride

**** 4 out of 5 stars CONTAINS SPOILERS As it is Halloween it seems a good time to review a Tim Burton film, and one of my personal favourites. Corpse Bride is seldom regarded as been up there with his … Continue reading

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