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DVD Obituary: Die Hard

As I mentioned in a previous post, I’ve been selling off my DVDs. This post is part of a series where I briefly discuss the DVDs I’ve sold. 197 more words


The ASIDESTEPS CANON – no Jaws sequels – vol. V

Sequels, prequels and remakes.  One of the greatest pleasures of movie obsession is seeing the films you love reimagined, seeing how different directors bring their own peccadillos to the proceedings.  1,225 more words

The Canon

Trivia: March 23rd

Okay so it’s been a little while since I posted something so I’m going to get the ball rolling again with our second trivia article. For those who haven’t read the first trivia article, you can find it… 416 more words


Die Hard

Dir: John McTiernan, 1988


Launching its star, Bruce Willis, from television actor to A-list superstardom, Die Hard cemented Willis as a bona fide action star, on a par with Arnold Schwarzenegger and Sylvester Stallone. 663 more words

The Action Star: Achilles v. Odysseus

The final books of Homer’s Iliad are a bloodbath. Our hero Achilles, having lost his friend Patrocles, is thrown into a rage that consumes him. He dons new armor given to him by the gods themselves and wades into the Trojan army, laying waste to all that he sees. 2,164 more words

This Is Your Film: Part One 1985-2001

There’s recently been a Twitter hashtag called #Thisisyourfilm. It’s another list hashtag. For this list you have to name your favourite film for each year of your life. 1,334 more words


80's Nostalgia at its Finest: An awesome action watchlist. 

A blogging friend and I were waxing nostalgic about the best 80s action movies. Click through below for the list they wrote, it’s pretty awesome! … 26 more words