The Universal Monsters mixed with The Goonies sounds like a studio meeting gone wrong. To throw together two movies like that would usually end in unmitigated disaster but something about the way that The Monster Squad delivers this story actually works. … Continue reading Horror Week: Monster Squad (1987) Review
There is no point trying to fight against it – Halloween is upon us. Like many other movie fans, it is a time when I decide to take in as many horror movies as possible. This includes classics, my favourite of … Continue reading Horror Week: The Launch!
The shared movie universe: it is a well sought after concept which is slowly eating away at movie franchises and destroying the quality of the summer blockbusters and it is all Marvel’s fault. The idea of a shared universe is that … Continue reading Have Marvel broken Hollywood?
In a time when Hollywood are obsessed with remakes, reboots and re-imaginings, it is now becoming the trend to consider recasting roles made famous and iconic by one specific actor. Some roles have managed to survive this, notably James Bond, Batman, … Continue reading 5 Roles which should never be recast
This is slightly different to my usual What If… posts. I’m not going to speculate but instead invite discussion. My sister asked me this question and it stuck with me because it’s not as straight-forward an answer as you’d think. … Continue reading What If… You could only watch the movies of one actor/actress?