Overhearing a Film Conversation.

So, I'm on the bus home from my post-uni curry adventure in Urmston. I have a great number of shopping bags, so I sit upstairs because the downstairs of the bus was packed-out. Moving on, forty seconds after sitting down, two rogues sat somewhere behind me are discussing comic-adapted movies - ranging from Superman III to Captain America:... Continue Reading →

Watching ‘The Terminator’ in the Cinema…

On Saturday 9th July, with my oldest friend (nicknamed "The Niko"), I watched The Terminator - the 1984 classic on the big screen. The day started off with a small venture around Manchester's "Northern Quarter" in pursuit of a bike seat, unfortunately for Niko, the seat couldn't be obtained - a heavy-ish rain doubled the misery. After... Continue Reading →

Shot at 60 part X-Seven: Arnold Schwarzenegger

Evening and welcome to the second in this four-part series of actor-based Shot at 60 specials. The last edition, part XVI, featured  Harrison Ford films..."Arnie" is now the focus for part X-Seven. Enjoy... Hercules in New York (Seidelman, 1970)   Stay Hungry (Rafelson, 1976)   The Villain aka Cactus Jack (Needham, 1979)   Conan the Barbarian (Milius, 1982)   Commando (Lester, 1985)   Terminator... Continue Reading →

Shot at 60 part XVI: Harrison Ford

Evening. After a great weekend, Shot at 60 is back with the first of four actor-based specials. Harrison Ford being the first in this four-parted special is a result of the Star Wars 7 love-in over him, and he was quite cool in The Fugitive (Davis, 1993). Enjoy... American Graffiti (Lucas, 1973)   Hanover Street (Hyams, 1979)   The Frisco Kid (Aldrich,1979)   Raiders of... Continue Reading →

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