A Monster Calls seems to be a movie that would work very well as a novel but lose some of it’s impact on the way to the big screen. In same cases, this seems to be the issue but in a … Continue reading A Monster Calls (2016) Review
Every year I do a list of Must -See movies for the year ahead. I published 2017’s list earlier but thought it was worth reflecting on the year that had past by looking at my most anticipated films for 2016. Did I … Continue reading A look back at my Must-See Movies of 2016
Each year the summer blockbuster season brings with it some of the biggest and most anticipated movies. The “tentpoles” which the studios place all their budget and faith in, hoping to now break that lucrative billion-dollar target. This summer was no … Continue reading Was Summer 2016 the most disappointing yet?
Roald Dahl books seem to be perfect for the big screen. They are stories which are rich in imaginative, creative and astonishing tales, filled with moments which delight and disgust in equal measure. Some have managed the transition very successfully, from … Continue reading The BFG (2016) Review
The BFG trailer was released earlier this week and although it is a teaser, it looks great. Roald Dahl has a good record for producing great source material which subsequently become very good films. There have been a few missteps but … Continue reading Which Roald Dahl books haven’t been films?