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The Alchemist's Letter -- Short Film

Ok, you’re going to have to set up a bit to watch this one.

No, really — I know it’s tempting to just click that play button up there and watch this on your teeny tiny computer screen or (heaven forbid) your iPhone, but this is one film that deserves your biggest screen, a dark room, and your full attention. 283 more words


The Elephant Man

Released:  1980

Cast:  Anthony Hopkins, John Hurt, Anne Bancroft, Sir John Gielgud, Wendy Hiller

Oscar Nominations:  Best Picture, Best Actor (John Hurt), Best Director (David Lynch), Best Adapted Screenplay (Christopher De Vore, Eric Bergren, David Lynch), Best Art Direction – Set Decoration (Stuart Craig, Robert Cartwright, Hugh Scaife), Best Costume Design (Patricia Norris), Best Film Editing (Anne V. 580 more words

1001 Movies You Must See Before You Die


Year: 1979
Director: Ridley Scott

Summary: A mining ship, investigating a suspected SOS, lands on a distant planet. The crew discovers some strange creatures and investigates. 59 more words


A Trip (Back) To The Movies: Review - "Alien" (1979)

It is very difficult to talk “fact” when it comes to film. However when it comes to Science Fiction, one could say the closest thing to being fact is that Stanley Kubrick’s “2001: A Space Odyssey” (1968), Ridley Scott’s “Alien” (1979), and Scott’s “Blade Runner” (1982) are the three most influential films to have come out of the genre… 1,277 more words


As I’m sure you know, the big thing right now is superheroes. The third highest grossing film of all time is a superhero film, the highest grossing film in the US is a superhero film and the most anticipated film of next year is a superhero film. 918 more words


It’s Halloween Week! Which means a horror film review every day!

Horror films are intrinsically linked to monsters. If you go back to the early days of the genre, films such as Nosferatu, it was all about the monster versus the humans. 1,015 more words

Tinker Taylor Soldier Spy (2011)

Tinker Taylor Soldier Spy (2011)
Gary Oldman, John Hurt, Tom Hardy, Colin Firth, Benedict Cumberbatch

Cold war spy story based on the 1974 novel by John le Carré. 198 more words