Category Archives: Best Ever

10 years

So it’s 10 years since I started writing this blog which started at the film journal blog ran by digitalfix before I moved it here to wordpress about 3 years ago.  Here are some highlights and lows of the past … Continue reading

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Get Carter

After reading the book recently I was dying to see this again. I f**king love ‘Get Carter’. It’s one of those movies for my generation that you catch late one night on TV, not knowing anything much about it and … Continue reading

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The Real Ghostbusters

Ranking on a nostalgia level of 11 this links back to some of the earliest memories of my childhood. Coming out of the ‘Thomas The Tank Engine’ and ‘My little Pony’ phase but while still clinging to Snoopy, ‘The Real … Continue reading

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Breaking Bad

Perfect is how I’d describe the ending of this series. I haven’t seen a finale in so long that was able to wrap up so many elements and hanging strings in such a satisfying way. But was it a little … Continue reading

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Cyber City Oedo 8o8

A favorite anime of mine which I first viewed in the early 90s late at night on the UK Channel 4 back when it used to show anime on weekends. Back then anime was still a bit of an underground … Continue reading

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Ring

Upon it’s release in Japan in the summer of 1998 ‘Ring’ became an instant success, it was followed by two sequels with alternate stories, a prequel and was remade as ‘The Ring’ in the US and ‘The Ring Virus’ in … Continue reading

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Taxi Driver

I’ve waited for this moment for 6 years. To see ‘Taxi Driver’ on the big screen. I missed two previous opportunities, one in 2006 showing in Ireland and the other last year in Japan. Finally I got to see it … Continue reading

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Alien Quadrilogy

 In space no one can hear you scream The Alien Franchise is a pretty good example of how to make a successful film into a franchise and then destroy it. Ridley Scott’s Alien. By Gods is this a good film. … Continue reading

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Nip/Tuck

For me, memorable movies or TV shows are the ones that usually shock me most or make some emotional connection to me. Also it’s usually because they’re really that good. One of my all time favorite shows which has finished … Continue reading

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To Live and Die in L.A.

Watch it. Watch it now. I have been rather fortunate to stumble upon this gem after watching “The French Connection”. TFC being a film which has a great car chase in it. A lot of people think it’s one of … Continue reading

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