Retro Review: Return of the Living Dead (1985)

This month I am treating you lovely lot to a double ‘Retro Review’ feature as we quickly followed up our first-time watch of the 1968 film Night of the Living Dead with the 1985 film, Return of the Living Dead. Director: Dan O’Bannon Starring: Thom Mathews, Beverly Randolph, Don Calfa, James Karen, Clu Gulager Awards:…

Movie Links #26

Happy Wednesday!! This week we’re carrying on with the Halloween theme* and looking to link up some famous witches; Emma Watson (Hermione Granger – Harry Potter), Sandra Bullock (Sally Owens – Practical Magic) and Melissa Joan Hart (Sabrina Spellman – Sabrina: The Teenage Witch). If you missed it, check out my Dracula themed link-up. Here…

Series Review: Unbelievable (2019)

One afternoon, I was bored and just flicking through Netflix looking for something to watch when I stumbled across this limited series, Unbelievable, which turned out to be one of those shows that you just can’t stop watching, and with only eight episodes, it’s the perfect length for a weekend binge-watch. Based on true events,…

Ten Family Friendly Films for Halloween

Looking for something to do after a cold night of trick-or-treating? Grab a blanket, snuggle up on the sofa with all your goodies and warm up with one of these great family friendly films. Hocus Pocus (1993) Set in Salem, Hocus Pocus tells the story of the Sanderson sisters, three witches who were executed in…

Movie Links #25

I’m a day late this week so happy Thursday everyone, hope you are all having a great week so far. The next three link ups leading up to the end of the month, will have a bit of a Halloween theme, with this week’s post featuring three actors who have all appeared on screen as…

Review: Joker (2019)

One of the things I enjoy most about cinema is that it goes through phases, with interesting trends developing over time. Where some drag on far too long (I’m talking about you – unnecessary remakes), others are a little more fleeting, and over the last eighteen months or so, some great trends have started to…

About Me… My Neck Of The Woods

Early on in my blogging days, I wrote a post looking at places in my local area that have been used as filming locations, you can read it here. I thought I would do a follow up post, that looks at some famous movie people who come from ‘my neck of the woods’ (Somerset, UK)….

Movie Links #24

Let’s put a smile on your Wednesday!! This week I’m celebrating the Clown Prince of Gotham with a Joker themed link up, following the release of Joker, which is awesome by the way, so check it out. For this epic link up, we’re going to take a look back through the various actors that have…

Retro Review: Night of the Living Dead (1968)

It’s time for another ‘Retro Review’ and this month’s film, chosen by Mark, was George A. Romero’s 1968 classic – Night of the Living Dead. If you are new to my ‘Retro Review’ series, here’s a little reminder of my self-imposed rules. Must be a first time viewing Must be more than 5 years since…

Review: Ready Or Not (2019)

I first watched this film back in early September at an advanced screening but my blogging slump meant that it’s been sitting, half-written, in my drafts for a month! So better late than never, here is my thoughts on the comedy-horror, Ready Or Not. The film sees young bride, Grace, (Samara Weaving) about to marry…

September Wrap-Up & October Targets

September is over, the summer is now a long distant memory and the Christmas stock has hit the shelves. Is anyone else a little freaked out by how quickly this year has gone? Normally, at this point in the month, I give you guys an overview of the previous month along with some targets for…

Movie Links #23

Happy Wednesday Everyone! If you haven’t yet heard the news, the original trio are set to join the cast of Jurassic World 3 (source), so of course I had to do a link up with them all. Bear with me, this is long one. Sam Neill was in The Vow (2012) with…. Rachel McAdams, who…