Movies and films

Posted On December 19, 20100 Comments

State of play, great political thriller

State of play, great political thriller . The 2009 release political thriller state of play is a brilliant film. I remember that when watching it, i was totally sucked into the story. It’s says a lot about the corrupt nature of some politicians. Although this is a fictional story you could just believe this sort... Read More

Posted On December 14, 20100 Comments

Harper Lee, to kill a mockingbird.

Harper Lee, to kill a mockingbird. . At school as a kid we read quite a few books but one that stood out for me personally was Harper Lee‘s novel, To kill a mockingbird. A very interesting story about two children growing up in the american deep south during the 1930′s when segregation and racism... Read More

Posted On December 11, 20100 Comments

League of extraordinary gentlemen, good movie.

League of extraordinary gentlemen, good movie. . The league of extraordinary gentlemen is in my view a very good movie, although not all critics would agree (apparently). I like the way they took the characters from novels of the past. Characters like Dorian Gray and Dr Jekyll, it brought a sense of actual history to... Read More

Posted On December 5, 20100 Comments

Tim Burton, film director.

Tim Burton, film director. . Tim Burton is probably best known as a film director. He is renowned for his strange but brilliant movie making style. I would best describe it as macabre. He often brings to life stange characters in even stranger settings. His recent film, a remake of Alice in wonderland perfectly proves... Read More

Posted On December 4, 20100 Comments

Silent movies, slapstick comedy

Silent movies, slapstick comedy. . When we hear about silent movies our mind is immediately drawn to Charlie Chaplin. Who can argue it, he is an undisputed master of the medium when silent movies were in their heyday. Check out this video of one of his comedies. . Charlie chaplin, boxing. . But there is... Read More

Posted On December 2, 20100 Comments

Jerry Bruckheimer film, King Arthur.

Jerry Bruckheimer film, King Arthur . Today, i was in my local HMV looking for a movie and stumbled upon this title. Immediately i knew to buy it. Simply because i saw it was produced by Jerry Bruckheimer who has produced many box office hits including Pirates of the carribean and the National treasure films.... Read More

Posted On November 25, 20100 Comments

Youtube based comedy show

Youtube based comedy show Apologies for the self promotional nature of this post (once a month only) . This update is about the youtube based Arts web show. My personal online project. It is a monthly show which will be posted on here at the launch each month. It is a show that combines the... Read More

Posted On November 23, 20100 Comments

The soloist, a story of friendship

The soloist, a story of friendship . The soloist is a relatively new movie. Starring Robert Downey junior and Robert Foxx. It is a story about a journalist called Steve Lopez and mentaslly ill street musician called Nathaniel. Through out the film various experiences show how their friendship grows through the power of music. I’d... Read More

Posted On November 20, 20102 Comments

The Hornblower series of books are amazing.

The Hornblower series of books are amazing. . I don’t read much at all these days but growing up i was an avid book lover. One of my favourite series of books to read were the Hornblower series by C.S.Forrester. A collection of stories about a young officer in the Royal Navy during the Napoleonic... Read More

Posted On November 20, 20100 Comments

Fantastic stop motion videos.

Fantastic stop motion videos. . On this post i will be showing two very popular videos which can be found on youtube. They are done using a form called stop motion animation, which is truly one of the most complex forms of animation i have ever seen. Check out this link on Wikipedia for a... Read More

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