Jul 312011
Whiskey Galore: Blu-ray Review

Hello! Whiskey Galore is a 1949 Ealing Studios comedy film based on the novel of the same name by Compton MacKenzie. The film is based on the real-life 1941 shipwreck of the S.S. Politician which was carrying a special cargo, Whiskey. The film was ranked 24th in the BFI Top 100 British Films and it arrives on Blu-ray for the first time on the […]

Jul 312011
#Towatchpile Lite: Week Thirteen

Hello! A very slow week for me last week and watching time seemed to be hard to find. Here is what I did manage to catch.  Trancers – Charles Band 1985 Ok, so Trancers is a 1985 sci-fi time travel film where in the future people are able to travel back in time by injecting themselves […]

Jul 282011
Movie Poster of the Day: Army of Darkness

Hello! Movie Poster of the Day No. 4 – Army of Darkness (Japanese Version) A great Japanese poster for Sam Raimi’s horror comedy Army of Darkness. The film was the third in Raimi’s Evil Dead trilogy and is the most comedic of the three. Having watched the film again recently I can say it still holds up […]

Jul 272011
#Towatchpile Lite: Week Twelve

Hello! Yes I’m aware I’m a week late with this installment of #Towatchpile Lite, but I had a very busy week last week so here is what I watched two weeks ago.  Gangs of New York – Martin Scorsese 2002 Gangs of New York is one of Scorsese’s more indulgent pictures and is the story of the immigration […]

Jul 272011
Movie Poster of the Day: My Neighbor Totoro

Hello! Movie Poster of the Day No.3 – My Neighbor Totoro (Japanese Version) This is the Japanese poster for the wonderfully charming and simply beautiful My Neighbor Totoro. The film was released in its native Japan in 1988 and is written and directed by celebrated Studio Ghibli animation genius Hayao Miazaki. The film is a must have for […]

Jul 262011
Resurrected: DVD Review

Hello! Resurrected is a 1989 British film set in the aftermath of the Falklands war, and is loosely based on the real life story of  British soldier Philip Williams, who during the battle of Mount Tumbledown became separated from his comrades and ended up being presumed dead. Williams was, however, not dead as he turned up again 6 weeks later alive and free from any […]

Jul 262011
Movie Poster of the Day: Romancing the Stone

Hello! Movie Poster of the Day No.2 –  Romancing the Stone (Polish Version) This is the rather bizarre looking poster for Robert Zemeckis 1984 romance, comedy, adventure romp Romancing the Stone. The film starred Michael Douglas, Kathleen Turner and Danny DeVito, and was one of the biggest hits of 1984 it is a film I’ve seen many times and its so […]