Wake In Fright (1971)

Wake In Fright (1971)

John Grant is a handsome young teacher from Sydney whose comfortable middle-class existence has taken a bit of an unexpected turn. The financial bond he signed with the government in exchange for his teaching degree has forced him to accept a post in a tiny outback school and life is just…well, a bit shit. Stuck … Continue reading

Iron Angels 2 (1988)

Iron Angels 2 (1988)

Sometimes you just need to skip the original and jump straight to the sequel. I read about this little Hong Kong gem in ¬†Cinema Sewer vol 4, where Robin Bougie sang its praises. Seeing as I have next to no experience of Hong Kong action films, it was as good a place to start as … Continue reading

Movie games on the NES

Movie games on the NES

They just don’t make’em like they used to…that goes for both movies and computer games. So, here are some screen grabs from the best of both worlds…Nintendo NES games based on awesome movies.

The music of 2013…

The music of 2013…

I haven’t quite decided if I should continue with this thing or not. 2013 was a bit of a non-bloggy year for me and I’m not feeling any great desire to write posts at the moment. But, we’ll see. I didn’t really have the energy to think about end-of-year lists properly. Here are some random … Continue reading

The Apartment is awesome…movie-wise

The Apartment is awesome…movie-wise

I went to see Billy Wilder’s 1960 classic The Apartment the other day. It’s a film I’d seen a fair amount of times before and I do own it on DVD…somewhat bizarrely, it’s an official Chinese release that I once found on the streets of London. Anyway, I’d never had the pleasure of seeing it … Continue reading