Film Review – The Strangers (2008)

29 08 2008

I have debated whether to write a review for this film or not. The screening of ‘The Strangers’ that I was in, seemed to be filled to the brim with the dregs of society. I felt as though I was sat in a youth club, with not many people seeming to be 15 or over. With every jump and scare in the film, the whole audience burst with laughter and talked loudly for what seemed like a long time after. With quite a lot of scares, there was a lot of laughter, and a lot of LOUD talking. In fact I can’t think of the last time I had an experience as bad as I had tonight in a cinema screen. Because of this bad experience, my judgement on the film maybe skewed, but now I know what happens I don’t think re-watching it would benefit. Read the rest of this entry »


Film Review – Michael Clayton (2007)

29 08 2008

Michael Clayton, starring George Clooney in the eponymous role, follows a ‘Fixer’ at a high profile New York law firm. To prevent me from spoiling any of the plot here is the trailer, a higher quality version is available at Apple Movie Trailers. Read the rest of this entry »

Cinematic Box Office – Weekend of 22-24 August 2008

28 08 2008

I have decided to keep track of US and UK box office top 10s, and so I am starting with last weekend’s figures. Read the rest of this entry »

Film Review – The Kingdom (2007)

28 08 2008

Since ‘The Kingdom’ was released at the cinema, I’ve wanted to see it, but thanks to reasons unknown I didn’t get the chance to during its original release. So came the waiting for it to be released on DVD, that time came around and I still didn’t get around to getting a copy and seeing it. Finally I managed to get the film through my door and still I didn’t watch it. What is up with me? So tonight I eventually put it on and sat and watched… and I am glad I did. Read the rest of this entry »

Nikon D90

27 08 2008

Not to be outdone by Canon’s announcement of their 50D dSLR, Nikon have released details on their up and coming D90 model. Featuring:

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Film Review – Rambo (2008)

26 08 2008

For reasons quite unknown to me I decided to watch the latest installment in the Rambo series tonight. Somehow, in my near 22 years I haven’t seen any of the previous films, so I went into this without any nostalgia for the character, other than second hand excitement from others when I was a kid in school. Read the rest of this entry »

Canon 50D

26 08 2008

Canon have released information on their new 50D dSLR body. Looking through the feature list there are some exciting features: Read the rest of this entry »