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

Top Five Favourites: Age of Ultron (2015)
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Top Five Favourites: Age of Ultron (2015)

I watched Age of Ultron last night and despite having a few misgivings I was not disappointed. I was too busy enjoying it to make any notes to write any kind of review, but there were just a few things that really stood out to me that I wanted to share. Needless to say, there … Continue reading

Flashback Friday: Top Five Favourites – The Dark Crystal
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Flashback Friday: Top Five Favourites – The Dark Crystal

As an 80s child, The Dark Crystal is firmly one of my childhood favourites, that to this day I still love. Don’t get me wrong, there are aspects that made me cringe even as a child – most of the Gelfling dialogue and the bloody awful sounds Kira makes when talking to animals are just … Continue reading

Almost Review: Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles (2014)
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Almost Review: Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles (2014)

Let me start by saying I initially had no interest whatsoever in watching this movie. I had grown up with the cartoon and remember vaguely enjoying it, and I think I may have watched one or both of the old movies, but I never really felt a burning urge to see the Turtles return. Secondly, … Continue reading

Guardians of the Galaxy: The gift that keeps on giving
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Guardians of the Galaxy: The gift that keeps on giving

I’ve not even bothered to write an “Almost Review” for Guardians of the Galaxy, because there is nothing I can say that will do justice to the awesomeness of the movie! So, in brief: Hubster and I have discussed the possibility of it being Marvel’s best film to date. We both loved Cap 2, and … Continue reading

Review: Robocop (2014)
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Review: Robocop (2014)

Although there are some movies that I avoid because I know I’m just not keen on the genre (torture flicks jump to mind), I try not to judge anything before experiencing it myself. That said, I think we can all be forgiven for wondering whether a Robocop reboot was necessary and whether it would miss the … Continue reading