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May 20, 2014 Classic Movie Geeks
1. Doc Brown Back to the Future (1985), II (1989) and III (1990) The mad genius who fell and hit thi …
March 6, 2014 Top ten reasons why 1984 changed cinema
1. The Amblin Effect There’d been a renaissance in moviemaking seven years earlier when – le …
February 14, 2014 Artificial Intelligence that’s just a bit too creepy
Ever heard of The Uncanny Valley? It’s that strange zone where a facsimile of a human being ge …
January 5, 2014 Filmism.net Dispatch
Now Saving Mr Banks is out, it’s time to ask why the past is the new future in Hollywood. Just …
December 9, 2012 Blow the Lid Off
Some stumbled upon the truth, some dug it up, some had it thrust upon them. But whatever the circums …
December 4, 2012 Star Wars vs Harry Potter
Pop quiz. What sci-fi/fantasy/adventure franchise has taken billions at the box office, inspired a g …
November 26, 2012 Best dream sequences
Movies are the natural home of dream sequences. What else are movies themselves but the dreams of ar …
November 19, 2012 Coolest Movie Weapons
Nowhere else but in the movies can we indulge our love of tools of destruction. The sci-fi, action a …
November 13, 2011 Is Spielberg Past It?
Here’s a question I never thought I’d ask. Is Steven Spielberg past it? It used to be th …
September 28, 2011 Stop Funding Art?
Should the government be funding the arts. And if so, is a new approach in order? Artists are a pret …
August 15, 2011 Luke’s Test
But… he did face Vader I’ve never heard this spoken about or written about anywhere else …
August 12, 2011 Notable Crocodiles
A Top Ten List Compiling a list of appearances by crocodiles is both a little too easy (as monster m …
August 9, 2011 Bad Vegetation
A Top Ten List Let your vegan, tie-dyed T shirt-wearing cousin explain this one as she lectures you …
August 5, 2011 Best movie fights
A Top Ten List In real life they’re messy, scary and much more dangerous than the cinema scree …
August 4, 2011 Funniest Lines
A Top Ten List You know the old saying about how if you have to explain a joke it’s not funny …
August 3, 2011 By the Numbers
A Top Ten List What better way to count down a list of movies than by looking at films that use the …
July 9, 2011 Tracking Shots
A Top Ten List Like special effects, the best tracking shots should never be noticed. Your audience …
June 29, 2011 Smallest Casts
A Top Ten List While huge casts are nightmarish to collect and wrangle, impressing filmgoers with th …
June 28, 2011 Profanity
A Top Ten List Swearing is a bit like porn. We all do it. We all know we all do it. We just don̵ …
June 27, 2011 Monologues
A Top Ten List Ask any book editor and they’ll tell you one of the most common mistakes novice …
June 22, 2011 Criminal Heroes
A Top Ten List They break the law, lie, cheat and steal. What else but the movies could make the bad …
April 20, 2011 Hollywood and the Single Man
Was it really that great? There are too many married screenwriters in Hollywood. Know how I know? Ju …
February 20, 2011 Virtual Reality Films
Like the laserdisc, virtual reality was almost over as soon as it began, but that hasn’t stopp …
February 12, 2011 Small Towns You Don’t Want to Be In
A Top Ten List Humans are herd animals. We’ve always lived together – in groups of only a co …
February 12, 2011 Oblique September 11 References
A Top Ten List If one was to review the below list chronologically, one would find it charts the evo …
February 12, 2011 Gangsters
A Top Ten List What do we love about a life of crime on screen? Is it ever as glamourous, thrilling, …
February 5, 2011 Don’t F*%k With Bond
Could the ‘reboot’ go too far? Last time an action movie franchise was ‘rebooted&# …
February 5, 2011 Artificial Intelligence
A Top Ten List It’s human nature – since time immemorial we’ve attributed human charac …

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