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12 Gifts for Christmas – Day 11
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12 Gifts for Christmas – Day 11

      Universal Monsters – The Essential Collection     Christmas wouldn’t be complete for film fans without a Blu-ray box set, and what better one than the Universal Monsters Essential Collection.  As sharp today as they were when first released at the height of Hollywood’s Golden Age of […]

12 Gifts for Christmas – Day 12
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12 Gifts for Christmas – Day 12

  It’s that time of year again, and with less than a fortnight to the big day it’s time to get those last minute presents sorted.  With this in mind – and should you need any inspiration – each day, for the next twelve days, we will suggest a film […]

‘Sound bite’ of the week ……..
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‘Sound bite’ of the week ……..

‘Life is like a B-picture script! It is that corny. If I had my life story offered to me to film, I’d turn it down.’         Happy Birthday Kirk Douglas, 100 today.  Born 9th December 1916, in Amsterdam, New York. If you found an error, highlight it […]

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‘Sound bite’ of the week …..

‘I loved working with John Cleese, but there are many others and, if they are team workers, rather than behaving like “stars”, I get on fine with practically all of my colleagues who are skillful and conscientious but not too serious.’     The actor Andrew Sachs – famous for […]

TRAILER PARK – Amityville: The Awakening
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TRAILER PARK – Amityville: The Awakening

  Next year sees cinema revisiting – yet again – the infamous house in Amityville, upstate New York.  Amityville: The Awakening (2016) – based as the previous excursions were, on an apparent ‘true story’ – appears from the trailer, to have all the modern horror film staples: truculent teenager who doesn’t […]

‘Sound bite’ of the week ……
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‘Sound bite’ of the week ……

“I made so many films which were more important, but the only one people ever want to talk about is that one with Humphrey Bogart.” Ingrid Bergman talks about Casablanca, which received its world premiere in New York City on this day, 26th November, 1942.   If you found an […]

TRAILER PARK – Kong: Skull Island
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TRAILER PARK – Kong: Skull Island

  2017 is fast approaching, and the blockbusters for the new year are already queuing up. With this in mind there looks to be a real goodie coming in March – Kong: Skull Island.     Though admittedly – from the trailer – it smacks a lot of Jurassic Park, […]

‘Sound bite’ of the week …….
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‘Sound bite’ of the week …….

“The Simpsons has always kind of embraced the over-the-top side of American culture … and (Trump) is just the fulfilment of that.”   Simpsons writer Dan Greaney on the thoughts behind the show’s episode from 2000, which eerily predicted a future Donald Trump presidency.   If you found an error, highlight […]

A star is reborn ……..
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A star is reborn ……..

  Movieland likes to think ahead. So, with this in mind, lets look forward to September 2018, the date chosen by Warner Brothers for the release of their big budget remake of the iconic ‘Hollywood’ movie, A Star is Born. The studio have announced plans to revamp the classic film […]