Monthly Archives: July 2011

Tree of Life – a review

When Tree of Life was shown at the Cannes Film Festival this year Twitter was alive with tales of the lines of critics trying to claim seats for that most anticipated and rare of movie treats (apparently), a Terrence Malick … Continue reading

Posted in Reviews | Tagged , , , | 1 Comment

Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows Part 2 weaves its spell

A trip to the cinema to watch a Harry Potter movie conjures up all kinds of feelings for me. I am a big fan of the books first and foremost and sometimes the films haven’t lived up to the images … Continue reading

Posted in Reviews | Tagged , , , , | 5 Comments

The Adjustment Bureau – a review (Blu ray)

I’ve been catching up lately on some of the films that I wasn’t able to watch during their all too brief stay in the local cinemas. After watching Hereafter the other week, I was a little dubious at the thought … Continue reading

Posted in Blu-Ray/DVD, Film, Reviews | Tagged , , , , , | 2 Comments

Off the beaten track… The day I met Tom Hanks in Georgetown in 1985

A short interlude this evening brought about by spending some time searching through some old photographs for one in particular. The sad thing is I’ve been searching for this picture for quite a few years and I suspect it might … Continue reading

Posted in Film | Tagged , | 2 Comments

Life in a Day – it’s all about us

Life in a Day is simple but wonderfully effective. YouTube asked for contributions to document the day of 24 July 2010. In response, YouTube received many thousands of hours of video, all presenting key, mundane, joyful, poignant, ordinary moments from … Continue reading

Posted in Film, Reviews | Tagged , , | 1 Comment

Transformers: Dark of the Moon 3D belongs on the moon (dark side of)

Last month I saw a 15-minute preview of Transformers: Dark of the Moon ahead of a screening of Super 8 for Bleeding Cool. A review of Super 8 will follow when the embargo lifts but I can say that Super … Continue reading

Posted in Film, Reviews | Tagged , , , , , , , | 5 Comments