Dec 082011
 
Towatchpile Advent Calendar Day 8: Rocky IV (the montage's)

Hello! Towatchpile Advent Calendar Day 8: Rocky IV (the montage’s)   Rocky IV – Directed by Sylvester Stallone 1985  The montage is a powerful and useful tool for directors to use when they want to cover an extended period of time, but don’t want to bore its audience with shots they don’t need to see, this is […]

Dec 072011
 
Towatchpile Advent Calendar Day 7:Inside (archive review)

Hello! Towatchpile Advent Calendar Day 7: Inside (archive review) An archive review from us today. It may not seem like your traditional Christmas fare, but Inside is a brutal Christmas must for all horror fans, and if your looking for something a little different this Christmas, then give Inside a go. http://www.towatchpile.co.uk/2011/10/the-horror-the-horror-day-4-inside/ Anyway peace out […]

Dec 062011
 
Towatchpile Advent Calender Day 6: Tom and Jerry - The Night Before Christmas

Hello! Towatchpile Advent Calendar Day 6: Tom and Jerry – The Night Before Christmas  Tom and Jerry: The Night Before Christmas – Directed by William Hanna and Joseph Barbera 1941  This is the 3rd animated short that Tom and Jerry featured in, and was released in theaters 70 years ago today. Instead of rambling on about how this still […]

Dec 052011
 
Towatchpile Advent Calendar Day 5: Money Train

Hello! Towatchpile Advent Calendar Day 5: Money Train Money Train – Directed by John Ruben 1995 In 1992 Woody Harrelson and Wesley Snipes starred in a basketball movie called White Men Can’t Jump, little was expected of the film, yet it went onto become a big success. A large part of that success was the […]

Dec 042011
 
Towatchpile Advent Calendar Day 4: Gremlin's

Hello! Towatchpile Advent Calendar Day 4: Gremlins Gremlins – Directed by Joe Dante 1984 Gremlins has been an Xmas staple since its release in 1984 and is a true family favourite, as well as being a great horror film for kids (something there isn’t nearly enough of). This film has such huge creative force behind […]

Dec 022011
 
Towatchpile Advent Calender Day 2: Eyes Wide Shut

Hello! Towatchpile Advent Calender Day 2: Eyes Wide Shut Eyes Wide Shut – Directed by Stanley Kubrick 1999 Stanley Kubrick’s final film happens to be set at Christmas, and lets be honest that looks like a more interesting Christmas party than any of us will attend this year. The film is based (loosely) on Arthur […]

Dec 012011
 
Towatchpile Advent Calender Day 1: Home Alone

Hello! Towatchpile Advent Calender Day 1: Home Alone  Home Alone – Directed by Chris Columbus 1990  Home Alone was the third film Chris Columbus directed after making a name for himself writing such great family favorites Gremlins and The Goonies. Penned and produced by legendary 80’s director John Hughes, the film is the story of the McCallister family, and how in […]