Talking Movies [Rambo Month]: Rambo III

Difficult as it may be believe, I never actually grew up watching or as a fan of the Rambo films (Various, 1982 to 2019) and my exposure to the works of Sylvester Stallone was comparatively now compared to that of Arnold Schwarzenegger. However, having recently watched the entire series from start to finish, I’ve been … Continue reading Talking Movies [Rambo Month]: Rambo III

Talking Movies: The Void

Released: 22 September 2016Director: Steven Kostanski and Jeremy GillespieDistributor: D FilmsBudget: $82,510 (minimum)Stars: Aaron Poole, Kathleen Munroe, Daniel Fathers, Mik Byskov, and Kenneth Welsh The Plot:Deputy Sheriff Daniel Carter (Poole) brings an injured man to a hospital to treatment and is soon trapped inside by a hooded group of psychopaths. When Vincent (Fathers) and Simon … Continue reading Talking Movies: The Void

Talking Movies [Rambo Month]: Rambo: First Blood Part II

Difficult as it may be to believe, I never actually grew up watching or as a fan of the Rambo films (Various, 1982 to 2019) and my exposure to the works of Sylvester Stallone was comparatively now compared to that of Arnold Schwarzenegger. However, having recently watched the entire series from start to finish, I’m … Continue reading Talking Movies [Rambo Month]: Rambo: First Blood Part II

Talking Movies: No Time to Die (SPOILERS)

Released: 30 September 2021Director: Cary Joji FukunagaDistributor: United Artists Releasing / Universal PicturesBudget: $250 to 301 millionStars: Daniel Craig, Rami Malek, Léa Seydoux, Lashana Lynch, Ben Whishaw, Ralph Fiennes, Jeffrey Wright, and Christoph Waltz The Plot:Five years after the capture of Ernst Stavro Blofeld (Waltz), super spy James Bond/007 (Craig) has retired from active service … Continue reading Talking Movies: No Time to Die (SPOILERS)

Talking Movies [Global James Bond Day]: GoldenEye

To celebrate the release of Dr. No (Young, 1962), the first film in the long-running series of James Bond movies (Various, 1962 to present), October 5th is officially recognised as “Global James Bond Day”. Today, this franchise stands as the longest-running franchise ever and the character is one of the most recognised and popular movie … Continue reading Talking Movies [Global James Bond Day]: GoldenEye

Talking Movies: Color Out of Space

Released: 7 September 2019Director: Richard StanleyDistributor: RLJE FilmsBudget: $6 to 12 millionStars: Nicolas Cage, Joely Richardson, Madeleine Arthur, Brendan Meyer, Julian Hilliard, and Elliot Knight The Plot:Nathan Gardner (Cage) and his family have moved out to his late father’s farm following his wife Theresa’s (Richardson) mastectomy. Their simple life of raising alpacas is interrupted when … Continue reading Talking Movies: Color Out of Space

Talking Movies [Rambo Month]: First Blood

Difficult as it may be to believe, I never actually grew up watching or as a fan of the Rambo films (Various, 1982 to 2019) and my exposure to the works of Sylvester Stallone was comparatively now compared to that of Arnold Schwarzenegger. However, having recently watched the entire series from start to finish, I’m … Continue reading Talking Movies [Rambo Month]: First Blood

Talking Movies [Multiverse Madness]: Justice League: Crisis on Two Earths

In September 1961, DC Comics published a little story called “Flash of Two Worlds” (Fox, et al), a landmark story that featured in The Flash #123 and brought together two generations of the Flash: the Golden Age Jay Garrick and the Silver Age Barry Allen. In the process, DC Comics created the concept of the … Continue reading Talking Movies [Multiverse Madness]: Justice League: Crisis on Two Earths

Talking Movies [Batman Day]: Batman (1989)

In the decades since his first dramatic appearance in the pages of Detective Comics, Bruce Wayne/Batman has become a mainstream, worldwide, pop culture icon. The brainchild of writer Bob Kane, Batman was brought to life by artist Bill Finger and has been a popular staple of DC Comics and countless movies, videogames, and cartoons over … Continue reading Talking Movies [Batman Day]: Batman (1989)

Talking Movies: Malignant

Released: 10 September 2021Director: James WanDistributor: Warner Bros. PicturesBudget: $40 millionStars: Annabelle Wallis, Maddie Hasson, George Young, Michole Briana White, Marina Mazepa/Ray Chase, and Jacqueline McKenzie The Plot:After her and her abusive husband are attacked in their home, Madison Lake-Mitchell (Wallis) is paralysed by terrifying visions of gruesome murders that she soon realises are of … Continue reading Talking Movies: Malignant