Jurassic World.

About half way through Jurassic World, lead actors Chris Pratt and Bryce Dallas Howard kneel down beside an injured Brachiosaurus. A close-up encounter with the beast reminds us of what was so great about Spielberg’s original. Relying so heavily on CGI up until now, this moment in Jurassic World finally captures some of the magic of … Continue reading


As a child of the late nineties and early noughties, my younger years were full of car-crash blockbusters that failed to impress critics but made a lot of money. As a result of this, a small percentage of my recent years have been spent rediscovering the truth about these films. Movies that enthralled me at … Continue reading

Happy Hours.

So HMV are bankrupt and so are Blockbusters. The two companies have both entered administration at pretty much the same time. Only recently I wrote about my love of rental stores and the fond memories I have of hunting through films in my local Blockbuster. The same can be said for HMV. I enjoy buying … Continue reading