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30s Review: The Wizard of Oz (1939)
A couple of weekends back I attended my first ever outdoor film screening as part of Film 4’s Summer Screen at Somerset House in London. It was a dream-themed double-bill of LABYRINTH followed by what I think most of the … Continue reading
Posted in Classic Film, Film, Film Review Tagged 1930s, Bert Lahr, Classic Film, David Bowie, Family Film, Fantasy, Film 4, Jack Haley, Jennifer Connolly, Judy Garland, Labyrinth, Margaret Hamilton, Musical, Oz the Great and Powerful, Peter Jackson, Ray Bolger, The Lord of the Rings, The Wizard of Oz, Wicked 1 Comment
Review: Tomorrowland (2015)
Thank goodness the concept of hope has returned to the summer blockbuster landscape. With TOMORROWLAND, Brad Bird may not quite have hit the dizzying heights of his previous movies, but he clearly relishes bringing back retro designs, fun action, endearing … Continue reading
Posted in Film, Film Review Tagged Blockbuster, Brad Bird, Britt Robinson, Damon Lindelof, Disney, Film, George Clooney, Hugh Laurie, Lucasfilm, Movies, Sci-fi, Star Wars, The Iron Giant, The Wizard of Oz, Thomas Robinson, Tomorrowland, Wallace and Gromit 1 Comment
Best American Films of the 1930s (1)
My list of the best of Hollywood in the 30s. Be sure to check out the rest of the Greatest Films site!
This is not going to go the way you think…
Something happened last night (or this morning in the UK). There was a disturbance in the force and millions of voices cried out in jubilation, not to be silenced until December. The first full trailer for STAR WARS: THE LAST … Continue reading →