Confusions and Connections
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
Based on a true story
Written December 26, 2012
I have already covered the worst word to read in a synopsis. Now comes another one that fills me with dread.  It’s the phase “Based on a true story”. This comes ...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
Bill and Ted are back?
Written December 31, 2012
Something that I came across earlier was the first, teaser, poster for the third Bill And Ted film. Not a lot to go on but it does seem that the ...more
Coming to a screen near you
Written December 27, 2012
This post is a plea to you, the cinema going public. Please visit your local cinema. Ignore the large chains. Hit your local, independent, cinema. You will have an experience similar ...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
End of the Pacific Rim?
Written December 21, 2012
This arrived earlier from the hot and sweaty computers that help get the press out for next year’s Pacific Rim. It gives you the thoughts of Stacker Pentecost in regards ...more
Forever tinkering
Written January 24, 2013
One of the annoyances that can get to you over the years is the fact that some directors are forever playing with their masterpiece. I will take my ire to ...more
Happy Halloween
Written October 31, 2013
As today is Halloween I thought it would be a good time to talk about what this holiday has done to films. It is mentioned in a large number of films ...more
Images for the release
Written December 18, 2012
I’ve already covered the glorious use of posters in an earlier post. This time I’m going to be talking about the images that distributors release before a film is released. They ...more
Is a name a name?
Written September 16, 2013
I was just sitting here thinking about Bond, James Bond and how he keeps changing appearance and nobody makes any comments about the change. This then starts you thinking about other ...more
Is it 1998 again?
Written March 27, 2013
Over on the other blog I received a trailer and image for an upcoming new film.  White House Down.  No it’s not a sequel to Black Hawk Down but a ...more
Jack Ryan over the years
Written October 16, 2013
With the release of the second trailer for Jack Ryan: Shadow Recruit, It’s now a good time to go through the ever changing face of our hero. We have already seen ...more
Kim Jong Il talks cinema theory
Written February 10, 2013
This could possibly be the ultimate book on film and cinema theory. Written by the greatest leader of all time. The Eternal Leader of North Korea, Kim Jong Il.  His seminal ...more
Knocking holes in walls
Written December 25, 2012
Going back through the last couple of year’s blog posts I discovered this gem of a poster. That got me wondering which came first. That one or The Dark Knight Rising. ...more
Learning with Dinosaurs
Written October 1, 2013
I have already put some activity packs up on this blog. One was from Disney’s Planes and the other one was for Despicable Me 2. All you need to do is ...more
Minions – a good idea?
Written June 15, 2013
I originally published this over at my original blog when the first Despicable Me was about to be released. Now with the sequel about to hit the silver screen I ...more
Minions and their uses
Written June 17, 2013
When I originally published the below post it mentioned that the time between this and my last post was only a very short time.  In this re-publishing run it will ...more
Not your everyday Valentine’s Day film
Written February 9, 2013
A couple of days ago I got a request to put an anti-Valentine’s Day piece up on my regular blog. I, of course, jumped at the chance! Now, I’m not a ...more
Parker and the attack of the clone brush
Written December 22, 2012
Another day, another poster hits my in-box. This time it’s for Jason Statham’s next romantic comedy with Jennifer Lopez. Sorry, I’ll write that again: It’s time for Jason Statham’s next ...more

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