Movie Review: Back to the Future Part III (1990)

Starring: Michael J. Fox, Christopher Lloyd and Mary Steenbergen Directed by: Robert Zemeckis In the third and final chapter of Marty and Doc’s time travelling adventures Marty finds himself stuck in 1955 with Doc stuck even further back in 1885. Marty decides to go back to the old Wild West to retrieve his good friend […]

Movie Review: Back to the Future Part II (1989)

Starring: Michael J. Fox, Christopher Lloyd and Thomas F. Wilson Directed by: Robert Zemeckis Another adventure involving Marty McFly and Dr. Emmett Brown. Having just got back from the past, they zoom forward 30 years to the future to help prevent Marty’s future son getting sentenced to prison. Unfortunately Biff catches wind of the DeLorean […]

Movie Review: Back to the Future (1985)

Starring: Michael J. Fox, Christopher Lloyd and Lea Thompson Directed by: Robert Zemeckis Marty McFly is a seventeen year old high school student who accidentally gets sent thirty years into the past. With no way of getting home he must find Dr. Emmett Brown and convince him to help. He must try and make sure […]

Movie Review: Born Free (1966)

Starring: Virginia McKenna, Bill Travers and Geoffrey Keen Directed by: James Hill The story of George and Joy Adamson who are game wardens in Kenya. After George kills the parents of three little lion cubs, he and his wife take them in to prevent them from dying in the wild and raise them. With two […]

May 2018…Movie Roundup

We’re here again, another month down as the year just seems to be flying by. The month of May was certainly a mixed bag as towards the beginning I was feeling constantly disappointed with my movie choices but gradually the quality started improving and May turned into a pretty solid month. Good Will Hunting was […]

Movie Review: National Lampoon’s Animal House (1978)

Starring: John Belushi, Tom Hulce and Karen Allen Directed by: John Landis Faber College has an extremely dysfunctional and disruptive fraternity in the form of Delta Tau Chi. Dean Wormer is determined to get rid of them and all he needs is an excuse. National Lampoon’s Animal House is a movie that comes very highly […]

Movie Review: Good Will Hunting (1997)

Starring: Matt Damon, Robin Williams and Ben Affleck Directed by: Gus Van Sant Will Hunting is a genius who has found himself at the wrong end of the system. Orphaned as a child and physically abused while in foster care, he grew up on the streets with a small group of friends in the south […]

Movie Review: The Collector (1965)

Starring: Terence Stamp, Samantha Eggar and Mona Washbourne Directed by: William Wyler Freddie is a socially withdrawn bank clerk who has an obsession for art student Miranda. He wants her to love him the way he loves her so he decides to kidnap her and hold her prisoner in his cellar until she does. Last […]

April 2018…Movie Roundup

So another month has been and gone and that means another monthly movie roundup. April saw me watch quite a few more older movies which were pre 2000 than I have done in the past and overall April has probably been the best month in terms of quality. Over half of the movies that I […]

Movie Review: Kramer vs. Kramer (1979)

Starring: Dustin Hoffman, Meryl Streep and Justin Henry Directed by: Robert Benton Ted Kramer puts his career before his family until one day his wife, Joanna, decides enough is enough and leaves him. She leaves their son Billy behind as Ted is left to pick up the pieces. Ted is able to reconnect with Billy […]

Movie Review: Some Like It Hot (1959)

Starring: Marilyn Monroe, Tony Curtis and Jack Lemmon Directed by: Billy Wilder After witnessing a Mafia murder in Chicago during the prohibition, musicians Jerry and Joe must leave town before they suffer the same fate. They hightail it down to Florida with an all girls band and take on the persona’s of Josephine and Daphne […]

March 2018…Movie Roundup

March has been a slightly slow month for movies as I’ve been a little busier than previous months so only managed to watch 20 movies. Also, March has been the worst month so far in terms of overall quality. While a lot of the movies I’ve watched this month have scored either a 6 or […]

Movie Review: Blade Runner (1982)

Starring: Harrison Ford, Daryl Hannah and Rutger Hauer Directed by: Ridley Scott In the early 21st century a corporation develops human clones (replicants)to be used as slaves on other planets away from Earth where they are illegal. When a rogue crew of replicants are in hiding in Los Angeles it’s up to blade runner Rick […]

Movie Review: The Night of the Hunter (1955)

Starring: Robert Mitchum, Shelley Winters and Evelyn Varden Directed by: Charles Laughton Harry Powell is a religious fanatic who marries gullible women and murders them for their money. Believing he’s doing the work of God he meets a killer in prison by the name of Ben Harper who fails to reveal the whereabouts of the […]