Blog posts in the category Movies

  • The Goonies - A Classic

    Today I received a childhood classic movie on DVD for the first time here in the UK: Steven Spielberg's "The Goonies". The was some debate on the rating on the UK DVD release of this film, as it was quoted and even confirmed as PG and 15 on different…

  • Hanging Around!

    On closer inspection of my nice new shiny "The Goonies" DVD, I noticed the following... Now, "Contains Hanging Scene"... let me think. I'd just looked at some posters and it shows the gang hanging above a pit. I haven't watched the DVD yet, but, if…

  • Warner Brothers...

    How annoying... We have been informed by Warner Bros that a batch of the Goonies DVDs are incomplete as the DVD disc contains English language only and not the full range of languages listed on the sleeve. In addition, the audio commentary is missin…

  • Download Fahrenheit 9/11

    Want to watch Fahrenheit 9/11, Michael Moores latest film documentary, well go download it! I don't agree with the copyright laws and I don't have a problem with people downloading the movie and sharing it with people as long as they're not trying to…

  • The IMDB Meme

    This was an idea taken from Neil's World who often does these "meme" things. This meme is where you take the top 250 films on IMDB and highlight the films you've seen. This'll be an interesting exercise for myself, to see how many films I've actually…

  • Hitchhiker In Review

    Released on Friday, "Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy" is a movie based upon a novel by Douglas Adams. This is the first feature-length apdaptation of the novel, however there was an unsuccessful BBC production series back in the early eighties. The…

  • My Ocsar 2007 Best Film Nominee Thoughts

    Recently, I've been addicted to movies, as you will find out when I eventually get round to adding all the data I've accumulated over the last year or so to the website! But that's a long way off, and this years Oscars are fast approaching. So here i…

  • 80th Academy Awards Nominations

    Nominations for the most prestigious film awards - the Academy Awards - have been announced. Unlike last year where I only looked at the Best Picture nominations, here are my thoughts on most of the major categories for the this years Oscar nominatio…

  • 81st Academy Awards Nominations

    Unlike my Oscar review in 2007, and last year I have seen every movie up for the coveted Best Picture. The movies up for Best Picture in the 81st Academy Awards are; Slumdog Millionaire Milk The Reader The Curious Case of Benjamin Button Fr…

  • 82nd Academy Awards Nominations

    Reviewing the yearly Oscar nominations is probably my most consistent blog series, having analysed at least the Best Picture nominations for the last three years. (2007, 2008, 2009). This year the Academy has changed the quantity of nominations avai…