Monthly Archives: February 2011

54. Bride of Frankenstein (1935)

“To a new world of gods and monsters!” The second film in my double-feature is the sequel to the classic horror movie, Frankenstein. It begins with a dark, rainy night at an old castle, where Mary Shelley is being asked … Continue reading

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53. Frankenstein (1931)

“It’s alive!” When I was younger, Friday night used to be the time when there would be a Hammer film or an old horror anthology to watch until the early hours. I often miss the fact that these old films … Continue reading

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52. The Bridge on the River Kwai (1957)

Film 28 in C4 Top 100 War Films I always seem to struggle to write about films I like. It’s relatively easy for the words to flow when a film is not to my taste, but when it’s one of … Continue reading

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51. Three Kings (1999)

Film 27 in C4 Top 100 War Films After finding a map on (or rather in) an Iraqi soldier at the end of the first Gulf War, four soldiers go into the desert on a search for gold bullion stolen … Continue reading

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Film Club

Following a conversation with a friend about book clubs, I was wondering about setting up a Brighton/Hove film club. Idea being to have a few people meeting each month, to watch and discuss a film of our choice. Not sure … Continue reading

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50. The Eagle Has Landed (1976)

Film 26 in C4 Top 100 War Films I have to admit I had got this confused with Where Eagles Dare, which is also on the war films list. I spent 5 mins wondering why Michael Caine was in it … Continue reading

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49. Porco Rosso (1992)

I love animation, and especially anime produced by Japan’s Studio Ghibli. It’s always a bit of a treat when I see their work, and Porco Rosso is no exception. Porco used to be an Italian fighter pilot in the First … Continue reading

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