Paths of Glory is a unique WW1 movie in that it tells a tense, battlefield set story without the reliance on the realism of blood, gore and the visual horrors of war. Stanley Kubrick was directing Paths of Glory in the … Continue reading WW1 Month: Paths of Glory (1957) Review
There is something very simple about adding colour to black and white footage but somehow this technique brings the First World War to life in a way not realised before. It makes the event feel much more current and not over … Continue reading WW1 and Documentary Month: They Shall Not Grow Old (2018) Review
Horror is well and truly behind us and this month we take a reflective look at a conflict ending 100 years ago this November. World War 1 is an event that hasn’t made it to the big screen as often as … Continue reading WW1 and Documentary Month: The Launch!
It has finally happened. After Iron Man was released in 2008 and arguably started what is The Golden Age of the superhero movie, we now have a female-led superhero film and who better than Diana Prince herself: Wonder Woman. It would … Continue reading Fast and Furious Month: Wonder Woman (2017) Review
The Biopic is big Hollywood business and it seems everyone and his Mother is getting one. Next year alone will see Jesse Owens, Hank Williams, Edward Snowden and Eddie the Eagle get biopics alongside numerous others. Although it seems easy enough … Continue reading People who deserve Biopics