The best documentaries can make any subject compelling. In the case of Bobby Fischer against The World, its chess. Chess can be a compelling game anyway, and to be fair it is a secondary part of the story compared to … Continue reading Bobby Fischer against The World (2011) Review
Back once again and this time we are talking Cliches. We take a look at the best and the worst of the movie cliches, from those in horror to action and through to Romantic Comedy. We also have two quizzes and … Continue reading VftS The Podcast: Season 3 Episode 2 – Cliches
Although Cold War never feels like it is relying on a gimmick, there is a fairly clear one at it’s core. Similarly to One Day, Cold War tracks the relationship of Zula and Wiktor, played by Joanna Kulig and Tomasz Kolt … Continue reading The Best of the Rest 2018: Cold War (2018) Review
Happy New Year!! As with last year, each month will have a new theme and the first theme, as it was last year, is a look back at the best movies I missed in 2018: The Best of the Rest. To … Continue reading Best of the Rest 2018 and Sofia Coppola Theme Launch!
If you look at any top [insert number here] Sci-Fi films list, you’ll find The Day the Earth Stood Still. With that in mind I decided I should probably see it. Now I’m always really wary of older films. The last couple of times I saw a film of any age resembling The Day the Earth Stood Still they were On the Waterfront and The Hustler. I didn’t really enjoy either of them. It seems that films of the past have a slower pacing than films today. I’m all for slow building tension but back then tension seemed to drag. Whole … Continue reading The Day the Earth Stood Still (1951) Review