Career Peak – The point in an actor, actress or director’s career when they have given their best performance, reaching a point they will probably never match again! The idea is to examine a person’s film or television career and … Continue reading What is their Career Peak? – Jennifer Lawrence
These days you can’t have a year without at least one boxing movie. The same can be said for American Football, sometimes baseball and occasionally basketball. There was even a spate of golf movies at one point… that’s right, Golf! … Continue reading Seven Unusual Sports in Movies
At a time when Hollywood is mining comic books, TV shows and even board games for movie ideas, adapting a novel seems quite ordinary and sensible. Books have been turned into movies for the longest time and with this week’s release … Continue reading Is “the book was better” ever a valid criticism?
At some point superhero movies will die away. I’m sure it will be with a whimper rather than a bang but just like westerns, musicals and movies about the Romans and Egyptians, the superhero genre will cease to be. New genres … Continue reading What will eventually replace Superhero movies?
In the last two days I have tried to find a pattern between acting siblings. Does the brother always beat the sister? Does the older sibling always trump the younger? So far, after ten pairings, nothing has been concrete. So with one last … Continue reading Sibling vs Sibling: Who does it better? (Part 3)
Joy is the movie in which Jennifer Lawrence shows the world how good an actress she is. Not that she hasn’t already proved that: She held a whole franchise together successfully in The Hunger Games series and of course won the … Continue reading Joy (2016) Review
When I was a kid, with only four TV channels available, I would often be lucky enough to catch the rare and largely unseen movie tie-in cartoons on Channel 4. These cartoons were designed to continue the adventures of the characters that had featured … Continue reading A look back at the Movie Tie-In Cartoon!
Splitting a book in two when you adapt it for the big screen doesn’t necessarily mean you’ll be doing the story justice. Whether the studio is doing it for financial reasons or because the overall story needs to be told over … Continue reading The Hunger Games: Mockingjay Part 2 (2015) Review
Within the next ten years, all TV will be streamed. You have that option now. You could very easily forego all “live” screenings of TV shows and only watch shows “on-demand.” I pretty much do this anyway, only really watching shows … Continue reading Could you survive with Netflix alone?
Maze Runner was a pleasant surprise from last year, managing to offer something slightly different in the Young Adult genre with a thrilling, original take on the dystopia theme we’ve already seen with The Hunger Games and The Divergent series. Luckily, The Scorch Trials … Continue reading Maze Runner: The Scorch Trials (2015) Review