Posts Tagged: Film

Jaws – See It Before You Go Swimming

I’ve just been reading an interesting article about Jaws over on the Guardian. I hadn’t realised that Jaws essentially created the Hollywood Summer blockbuster; before Jaws Summer was a quiet period “why go to the movies when the sun is shining?”. It was also one of the first event movies, where “front loaded” marketing and promotion Continue Reading

Bob Hoskins – The Long Good Friday

The Long Good Friday is one of my favourite films, and has one of the best endings ever committed to celluloid. The way in which Bob Hoskins conveys a range of emotions from surprise to anger to realisation and finally acceptance without speaking a word is mesmerising. A wonderful actor and a huge loss. Bob Hoskins Continue Reading

Paperman

Last weekend we all headed out to the cinema to see Disney’s new animated CGI feature film Wreck-It Ralph; a return to form for Disney.  However, whilst Wreck-It Ralph is a great film, I was completely enchanted by the supporting short, the Oscar winning Paperman. I loved the story, and the wonderful ideas within, but I was Continue Reading

James Bond Will Return In Skyfall

I am a huge fan of James Bond, both the books and the films. I remember being allowed to stay at my Nana’s house on a school night just so I could watch You Only Live Twice in colour. I remember the relief on my Uncle’s face when having been instructed to take me to Continue Reading

Tomorrows World Today

2002 in a film:   2012 on your desktop: Amazing.

Lost In Translation

This image visualises Lost In Translation beautifully; I want this as a poster now. From for rainy days via FFFFOUND. Update: Having searched around this appears to be the original image, which is not available as a poster sadly.