Tagged: Movies

20 to 01: ‘Funny Films’

As shown on TV last night. Not sure how they decided, but here’s their list counting down to number one: 20. A Fish Called Wanda19. Dumb & Dumber (1994)18. Blazing Saddles (1974)17. My Big...

Me and Movies

I realised today it’s been 10 years since I started writing Internet movie reviews. Back then :-) there were no Blogs, Podcasts or Wikis. So it was Usenet News; a non-web based News network...

Julianne Moore

Julianne Moore is one actor whose work I admire greatly. She has a wide and varied portfolio and is not afraid of challenging roles. Here’s just a few The wholesome (?) adult movie star...

Films I’ve walked out on

Recently a friend – and fellow movie buff – asked me to name my favourite film of all time. After giving my answer- 2001: A Space Odyssey (1968) – I got to thinking about...

Xvid, DivX and MPEG4

I’ve just got a book on Video compression. The DVD format (mpeg2 compression) has been around for about a decade (mpeg2 I mean, not DVD per se). It’s also mpeg2 used for digital TV...

Ending Star Wars episode III

Return of The King has really set a high water mark for quality. And that George Lucas will be measured against it. To that end here’s how I would end Episode III aka Revenge of the Sith….

Great Movie Spoils – no Spoilers :-)

A recent radio review of a movie highlighted (again) the need for reviewers to be very careful of not giving the plot away; even accidently . This time it was a panel, all waxing...

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