Film Gives Us The Happy Endings Life Sometimes Cannot in “Saving Mr. Banks”

Emma Thompson stars as Mary Poppins author P.L. Travers in Saving Mr. Banks, a bittersweet comedy-drama about the fictional nanny's journey from page to screen under the guidance of Walt Disney...


5 Great Book-to-Film Adaptations

With British mystery thriller Before I Go To Sleep, based on the novel by S. J. Watson, making its arrival in UK cinemas this week, we decided to check out five great novel to screen film...


Top 10 Films of Stanley Kubrick

It's a filmography filled with masterpieces - A Clockwork Orange, The Shining, 2001: A Space Odyssey, Dr. Strangelove - as Neal Damiano takes a look at the top 10 Stanley Kubrick films...


Top 10 Films of Robin Williams

Robin Williams’ electric energy, quick-witted improvisation and amusingly caricatured impersonation brought laughter and joy to millions on stage and on screen. Here’s my top 10 films of the late actor and comedian

Iconic Images

Iconic Images: Jurassic Park (1993)

Another iconic image to commemorate a Hollywood legend. Last week it was Robin Williams, this time's it's the great Richard Attenborough appearing here in Steven Spielberg's fantasy epic Jurassic Park.

Great Movie Posters

Great Film Posters: Something Wild (1986)

This "great male adventure in self discovery" sees Jeff Daniels whisked off his feet by free-spirit Melanie Griffith and taken for the "ride" of his life...

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Classic Scenes #15: Kes (1969)

While football (soccer) hasn’t appeared in film as many times as other popular American sports there have been some great examples of the game in the movies. Kes is one of the finest… The following is extracted from my Top 10 Films about Football Kes sees timid,...


Horror & Comedy Collide with Mixed Results in “Killer Klowns from Outer Space”

Cult classic horror-comedy Killer Klowns from Outer Space makes its UK debut on blu-ray. Ryan Pollard finds out if this 1980s b-movie is killer entertainment or circus calamity.


The Compulsive “Locke” is Quite an Achievement

Tom Hardy is the sole star of this captivating drama from writer-director Steven Knight as his character endures a number of life-changing events...

“Frank” is Absurd yet Heartfelt; One of the Year’s Best

Lenny Abrahamson (Adam & Paul, Garage and What Richard Did) brings Chris Sievey's alter-ego Frank Sidebottom to the screen with absurd yet...


“Ride Along”? Don’t Bother…

Just how did an "action-comedy" short on "action" and "comedy" become the U.S. number one smash hit? Ryan Pollard unearths the horrors of this...


Blair Witch Meets Snowbeast in Bobcat Goldthwait’s Fun Horror “Willow Creek”

Actor, writer and director Bobcat Goldthwait turns his attentions to found footage horror as he channels the Blair Witch by way of Snowbeast with...


Thrilling & Unpredictable, “The Driver” Stands the Test of Time

Walter Hill’s 1978 crime-drama features some impressive car chases and a terrific performance from Bruce Dern as a cop on the hunt for an...


Top 10 Movie Love Songs of All Time

A great romance and a melodic ballad go hand-in-hand when it comes to the movies. In this list, Top 10 Films takes a look at the best movie love...
Posted On 13 Feb 2014


“Doctor Who: The Day of the Doctor” is Perfect Love Letter to Fans

Doctor Who: The Day of the Doctor is a pure love letter to the fans, celebrating the past, but looking forward to the future...


So Many Missteps, “Jaws: The Revenge” Falls Over and Can’t Get Up

Steven Spielberg's brilliant film Jaws made us want to stay out of the water but Joseph Sargent's ineffective & confused sequel forgets why....

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The Greatest Disaster Films Ever Made

Whether it's terror in the skies, in a galaxy, far far away, or closer to home, cinema has sensed the innate drama in catastrophe and created its heroes accordingly. Mark Fraser sees how we've coped - in varying circumstances - from the movies...
Posted On 30 Aug 2014