Friday, 30 October 2015

SPECIAL EVENT - Halloween (2014 viewing)

Looking at films with friends...



2014 saw the fourth trio of films watched for Halloween.  This time was Friday the 13th: The Final Chapter (1984), A Nightmare on Elm Street 4: The Dream Master (1988) and Halloween IV: The Return of Micheal Myers (1988).

Friday, 21 August 2015

COMPETING FILM POLL RESULTS - Octopussy vs Never Say Never Again

Looking at film and television. Sometimes two very similar films come out close together, let's see which one is better...


The first Competing Film Showdown was competing 1983 Bond films, and like every time there was a reader's poll.  Here are the results so far...

Friday, 24 July 2015

COMPETING FILM SHOWDOWN - The Black Dahlia vs Hollywoodland

Looking at film.  Sometimes two very similar films come out close together, let's see which one is better...

2006:  Period LA Murder Showdown


Friday, 12 June 2015

COMPETING FILM SHOWDOWN - Friday the 13th Part 2 vs Halloween II

Looking at film.  Sometimes two very similar films come out close together, let's see which one is better...


1981:  Slasher Sequel Showdown

1981 saw the release of Friday the 13th Part 2 and Halloween II sequels to Friday the 13th (1980) & Halloween (1978) respectively.  (Was respectively really needed, did anyone not get which was sequel to which).

Sunday, 17 May 2015

COMPETING FILM SHOWDOWN - The Raid: Redemption vs Dredd

Looking at film.  Sometimes two very similar films come out close together, see which one is better...

2012:  Law Enforcement Raid Showdown

The Raid: Redemption was a 2011 Indonesian film release in most countries in 2012. the same time as the film Dredd, based on the comic book character Judge Dredd.

Friday, 1 May 2015

POLL Results

Looking at film.
Coming Sixth in the poll so far.  This blog will continue on Friday once every four weeks.
~ DUG.

Friday, 17 April 2015

POLL

I do way too many blogs to follow, so I'm going to cut down.


Big Screen Screener.

Film Reviews.

Comic Book Stepping On Point.

Helping new readers get into comics.

Doctor Who: Time Crash.

Classic Doctor Who (and other) references in new Doctor Who.
Looking at different sets of rules that certain genres of film follow.  Previous rule sets include:

Recommend to Me...

Items recommended to me on social media.


Super Villain Advice.

Advice from a super villain for super villains.


Top X Topics.

Things to do with online lists.

Truly Fiction.

A bunch of blogs about popular culture.

The TV & DVD Completist.

Unamde films, TV shows and episodes of Science Fiction, Fantasy and Horror.

Complete the survey.


~ DUG.


Friday, 3 April 2015

RECOMMEND TO ME - Brick (2005)

Looking at film and television.  Here is some stuff recommended to me.


I asked on Google+Tumblr and Twitter for people to recommend films.  I thought I would share the results here.  (See the Full List).  Please recommend films at any of the above.


Friday, 27 March 2015

COMPETING FILM SHOWDOWN - Dark City vs The Matrix

Looking at film.  Sometimes two very similar films come out close together, see which one is better...


1998/1999: Virtual Reality Showdown

In 1998 & 1999 4 films were released with created unrealities, this is another 2 of them... [The Thirteenth Floor & eXistenZ previously compared]

Saturday, 14 March 2015

Friday, 6 March 2015

RECOMMEND TO ME - Doctor Zhivago (1965)

Looking at film and television.  Here is some stuff recommended to me.
I asked on Google+Tumblr and Twitter for people to recommend films.  I thought I would share the results here.  (See the Full List).  Please recommend films at any of the above.

Friday, 27 February 2015

COMPETING FILM SHOWDOWN - Runaway vs The Terminator

Looking at film.  Sometimes two very similar films come out close together, see which one is better...

1984: Killler Robot Showdown

In 1984, two films about killer robots were produced.  How do they compare?

Friday, 20 February 2015

FILM IN TOWNSVILLE - Townsville Cinema Group 2015

Looking at film locally.



Townsville Cinema Group restarts in March.  The programme for the first half of 2015 is here.

~ DUG.

Friday, 13 February 2015

FILMS FROM COMICS - Wanted (2008)

The Obscure Comic Book Film Source Project.



A multi-blog look at lists of "Movies You Didn't Know Were Based On Comics" to see how true they really are.

Wanted  (2008) is about a loser who discovers that he has inherited his father's place in a thousand year old secret organisation of assassins based on the comic book of the same name.


Friday, 6 February 2015

RECOMMEND TO ME - Dredd (2012)

Looking at film and television.  Here is some stuff recommended to me.

I asked on Google+Tumblr and Twitter for people to recommend films.  I thought I would share the results here.  (See the Full List).  Please recommend films at any of the above.

Friday, 30 January 2015

SPECIAL EVENT - Ozploitation (2015 Screening)

Looking at films and television...


Sparked by an interest in exploring the films explored in Not Quite Hollywood (2008) and a non-traditional way to celebrate Australia Day, we decided to turn to a night of Ozploitation.

Saturday, 24 January 2015

COMPETING FILM SHOWDOWN - eXistenZ vs The Thirteenth Floor

Looking at film.  Sometimes two very similar films come out close together, see which one is better...

1999: Virtual Reality Showdown

In 1998 & 1999 4 films were released with created unrealities, this is 2 of them...

Friday, 16 January 2015

FILMS FROM COMICS - From Hell (2001)

The Obscure Comic Book Film Source Project.



A multi-blog look at lists of "Movies You Didn't Know Were Based On Comics" to see how true they really are.

From Hell  (2001) is a detective story based on version of the Jack the Ripper murders told in Alan Moore's From Hell.

Friday, 9 January 2015

RECOMMEND TO ME - Hellboy (2004)

Looking at film and television.  Here is some stuff recommended to me.

I asked on Google+Tumblr and Twitter for people to recommend films.  I thought I would share the results here.  (See the Full List).  Please recommend films at any of the above.