Confusions and Connections
I wrote a piece for my other blog as well as re-using it here for International Women’s Day so for this year I have decided to delve deeper into the ...more
Akira at 25
Written July 11, 2013
25 years ago an animated film was released into Tokyo cinemas. That film was called Akira. A film based on Katsuhiro Iwata’s 2,182 page manga epic. Set 31 years after the ...more
An Igor it is then…
Written June 19, 2013
In this final part of the reproduction of my series of posts about picking the right helper for an evil genius I will discuss why a horde may not be ...more
Animations and youTube
Written November 3, 2013
I maybe stating the blindingly obvious when I say that youtube has revolutionised the way we look at, and create for that matter, video on the internet. With that you ...more
Another case of deja vu
Written April 13, 2013
It seems that the third part of The Hangover films is getting closer to its UK release date. This means a couple of things. Firstly there was a new trailer. ...more
Apollo and playing tricks with you
Written October 20, 2013
Apollo 8 was the first mission that escaped the pull of the earth and set course to the moon. The year was 1968. A turbulent year. With the deaths of Martin ...more
Apollo saves 1968
Written December 23, 2013
I have already touched on the troubled year 1968 was.  That one was about one of the most famous images ever to come out of the Apollo program.  That of ...more
Apollo was faked!
Written August 10, 2013
Sitting here as I am doing in my hospital bed waiting for the day that I can escape back to reality, good food and television that doesn’t cost £10 per ...more
Bad Movies. A personal journey
Written January 26, 2013
This may sound quite odd but I love bad movies. It has to be the correct sort of dreadfulness to make me want to see it. Not the sort that ...more
Based on a real person
Written September 2, 2013
Earlier today I got sent over an email about Rush and the release of two new features about the film. That then got me thinking about how closely they got the ...more
Ben Affleck is the new Caped Crusader
Written August 23, 2013
The biggest news to hit the web today is that Oscar winner Ben Affleck is to the new Batman.  This news has caused the web to implode with hatred against ...more
Captain America is back
Written October 24, 2013
Yesterday we saw the release of the first poster for the upcoming second Captain America film. Now a day later we have the first, teaser, trailer and it’s epic. It ...more
Cave, Volcano or self build?
Written June 21, 2013
With the Despicable me 2 hitting UK cinemas shortly, this is the last part of the series that I did quite a good number of years ago over on my ...more
Death and films
Written August 3, 2013
I got the idea for this post whilst in the Cardiac Care Ward of Manchester’s Royal University Hospital after suffering from a heart attack earlier in the day! With that happening ...more
Earlier this week I got sent over the poster for the Jack Ryan reboot, Shadow Recruit. Looking at the below poster made me wonder what they were they thinking about on ...more
With Despicable Me 2 hitting UK cinemas in the near future the distributor has not only released the usual set of assets for the film. The trailer, poster, images and ...more
Some time ago I got sent some activity sheets for Despicable Me 2. This time it’s Disney’s turn in the form of sheets for the Pixar film release, Planes. Not only ...more
Dorothy Du Boisson and Colossus
Written March 12, 2013
I don’t write, normally, about dead people but I will make an exception here. Yes, you may argue that I already have done in this post.  That one is actually ...more
Dreaming of space and the moon
Written November 16, 2013
When I was growing up in the 70s and watching the final death throws of the once great Apollo missions, and man walking on the moon and then America’s first ...more
Eight weeks after my heart attack
Written September 25, 2013
Eight weeks ago I had a heart attack.  Nothing that strange in that statement apart from I wasn’t that old.  It has changed my life quite a lot in that ...more

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