Flashback Friday – Review: Mrs Henderson Presents (2005)
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Flashback Friday – Review: Mrs Henderson Presents (2005)

Originally posted on CoochieCrunch as Tiger Tiger Mrs Henderson Presents Directed by Stephen Frears Produced by Norma Heyman and Bob Hoskins Screenplay by Martin Sherman Starring Judi Dench, Bob Hoskins, Kelly Reilly, Will Young, Christopher Guest Release date:  November 25th 2005 Let’s first start with the real story… Mrs Henderson and The Windmill Theatre Laura … Continue reading

Flashback Friday – Review: The Night They Raided Minsky’s (1968)
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Flashback Friday – Review: The Night They Raided Minsky’s (1968)

Originally posted on CoochieCrunch as Tiger Tiger  The Night They Raided Minsky’s (1968) Directed by William Friedkin Produced by Norman Lear Screenplay by Norman Lear, Sidney Michaels and Arnold Schulman Based on the novel by Rowland Barber Starring Jason Robards, Brittt Ekland, Norman Wisdom, and Bert Lahr Release date:  December 22, 1968  I will start … Continue reading

Flashback Friday: Top Five Favourites – Jurassic Park (Movie)
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Flashback Friday: Top Five Favourites – Jurassic Park (Movie)

I’ve been playing a lot of Zoo Tycoon lately and am about to start on the Dinosaur Dig extension pack for the first time ever – all because, for some reason, Jurassic Park has been looming large in my mind of late. I watched the trailer for the upcoming Jurassic World and was intrigued enough to … Continue reading

Horror Icons: Ripley and/or the Alien from “Alien”
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Horror Icons: Ripley and/or the Alien from “Alien”

Originally posted on CoochieCrunch:
Welcome to CoochieCrunch’s ‘Halloween Icons’. We’ll be listing some of our favourite terrifying or terrified characters and rating them on a list of creepy criteria including Terror Factor, Costumability i.e. how readily does this character become a horrifying Halloween costume and Icon Factor. Alien (1979) Alien (1979) Y0u might not consider…

Celluloid Superman: Compare and Contrast
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Celluloid Superman: Compare and Contrast

Man of Steel helmer Zack Snyder recently commented on the comparisons viewers make between the Superman character of his 2013 Man of Steel movie and the 70s/80s Superman movies starring the late, great Christopher Reeve. “The thing I was surprised about in response to Superman”, he admitted, “was how everyone clings to the Christopher Reeve version … Continue reading

Our Obsession with the End of the World
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Our Obsession with the End of the World

With the plethora of books, comics, TV shows, movies and games set in the apocalyptic/post-apocalyptic genre it is easy to believe that modern society has an obsession with the end of the world. But it isn’t just a modern invention or obsession. Take a look at the writers of early sci-fi and dystopian genres and you … Continue reading