12 Years a Slave Released November 8, 2013 A FILM OF SUBSTANCE/A REVIEW. Mounted handsomely and richly literate, reminiscent of films in the 1980s, 12 Years a Slave is already a classic.
I felt something was missing with my film research, even knowing why I was doing it the way I did. Something felt like loose ends.
2 Fast 2 Furious Released June 6, 2003 Original star rating: A CRITIQUE OF 2 FAST 2 FURIOUS (2003)/The tenth Fast and Furious movie is released this year, but I have not joined the bandwagon. This is a critique of the second Fast and Furious movie from a rough review or eloquent review, however one… Read More I just did not feel like seeing the third ‘fast n’ furious’ movie, but I’d seen the first two
Review work The general writing at Hub Pages is coming along well. My film reviews have expanded to 700 words or more so this is pleasing to my sense of achievement. The reviews keep on getting featured by the editors so I am aiming for 100 consecutive featured articles and more. Currently, there are about… Read More Newsletter volume one: ‘At the moment…’
Dead Man Walking Released December 29, 1995 (Certificate R16) My star rating in 1996: FILMS OF SUBSTANCE/AN OLD REVIEW OF Dead Man Walking (1995). Oscar nominee Sean Penn, portrays a man who commits rape and murder and is sentenced to death by lethal injection. A Catholic nun (played by Susan Sarandon in a convincing, powerhouse… Read More Compassion in a film about a contentious issue
The Golden Voyage of Sinbad Released December 20, London, England, 1973 OLD REVIEW/A REVIEW OF The Golden Voyage of Sinbad (1973). This Arabian Nights tale is just that. A tale. A tale about good versus evil.
LOOKING BACK/WHAT I THOUGHT. I’m sorting through the family films of 1973, of which I have seen one and on retrospect would take my pick of the family films that year. Although I have only seen one but get the gist of the others and one fits better personally. I list them all here:
Two religious musicals from 1973: A preview of what I will watch One has always wondered what musicals they would produce with religion as a subject. In 1973, the electric trailer of the musical Jesus Christ Superstar landed more on a question than belief in Jesus Christ. “Who are you, what have your sacrificed?” goes… Read More Religious musicals of 1973
What did 1993 hold in terms of kid’s or family movies?
Puss in Boots Released October 28, 2011 OLD REVIEW/A REVIEW OF Puss In Booots (2011). There are two reasons why audiences saw Puss in Boots. Shrek 2 and the character Puss in Boots.
This period in music in 1970:
Beethoven Released April 3, 1992 WHOLESOME PICKS/A REVIEW OF Beethoven (1992). Released in 1992, Beethoven was a popular family comedy from America. Beethoven is the name of the St Bernard puppy that becomes one of an American family, the Newton’s.
Some films from the past that sound good:
I think these are ‘safe’ albums from January 1970, in that they got something the others don’t:
6 Below Released October 13, 2017 OLD REVIEW/A CRITIQUE OF 6 Below (2017). This is the true story of Eric LeMarque’s ordeal in the Sierra Nevada mountains in the Western United States. This movie is based on LeMarque’s book relaying his experience on the mountain ranges, written with Davin Seay, called Crystal Clear.