Daily Archives: May 28, 2011

135. Iron Man (2008)

Ah, from one Marvel Comics adaptation to another. But where Fantastic Four was a relative poor example of the genre, Iron Man is well-written, action-packed, fun, and foremost, extremely well-cast. Tony Stark is the playboy head of arms manufacturers Stark … Continue reading

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134. Fantastic Four (2005)

After being exposed to a large dose of radiation during a mission in space, four astronauts find their DNA has changed allowing transformations in their bodies. Reed Richards can stretch himself like elastic; Sue Storm can turn invisible; Johnny Storm, Sue’s … Continue reading

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133. Princess Mononoke (1999)

Over the last twenty-five years, Japan have produced some of the most beautiful animation, mainly from the director Hayao Miyazaki’s Studio Ghibli. And, of all his works, Spirited Away and Howl’s Moving Castle feature in the list of my favourite … Continue reading

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132. Dragonwyck (1946)

This week commemorates the 100th anniversary of the birth of the great Vincent Price, so it seems appropriate to watch one of the first films he made in which he played a more villainous role, rather than his very early … Continue reading

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131. A Town Like Alice (1956)

Film 56 in C4 Top 100 War Films Taken from the Nevil Shute novel, A Town Like Alice is a brutal drama set in Malaya during the Japanese invasion in World War II. A group of women and children are forced … Continue reading

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