Category Archives: film

Your jedi mind tricks won’t work on me

Orange are running orange wednesdays, and as such have a promo appearing before the start of films at the cinema. The latest one shows Darth Vader approaching the Orange Film Funding Board with a script about a Sith Lord, only … Continue reading 

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Ice Age 2

Ice Age 2: The Meltdown is being made! There’s currently a teaser available, a website (which doesn’t contain a great deal) and of course an IMDB page. Glad to see they kept the nut-chasing squirrel, though.


Charlie and the Chocolate Factory

Last night, I went to see Charlie and the Chocolate Factory with my friend Lou. I’m generally quite sceptical about remakes regardless of genre, time between films, persons involved, etc etc – with the exception of Starsky and Hutch (which … Continue reading 

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Films I have to revisit #1

While reading Empire just now, I saw a picture of one of the alien ships from the original War of the Worlds, and had a genuine moment of fear, just for a second. No-one would have believed in the early … Continue reading 

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A Scanner Darkly

It’s not often I get excited about films in advance, but A Scanner Darkly, due for release December 31st, 2005, is nothing if not intriguing. Written by Philip K. Dick (Bladerunner, Minority Report, the film stars Keanu Reeves as a … Continue reading