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Update and Explanation and an Apology

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May 31, 2013

Well, hello there! You still here? It’s good to see you all. I think, that while I’ve got you here, I’ll give you all an update and an explanation and an apology. But first? Thanks for hanging around until I could get back. I’ve been very busy you see and I’ve let you all down. So… Read More ›

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The Taking (2013) BAPartists Update

Since I posted my review of BAPartists first feature length film The Taking and interviewed the extremely talented duo of Lydelle Jackson and Cezil Reed I’ve gotten an update from Lydelle about how their Sidney World Premiere of the movie went. The Taking premiered on the 13th of April at the A Night of Horror International Film Festival… Read More ›

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BAPartists Interview AKA Lydelle Jackson & Cezil Reed & The Taking

On the 9th of March I did a review on the soon-to-be-released Indie “Art-House” Horror Film The Taking (just click on the link if you missed it) and the creators of the film (BAPart Films) graciously accepted my request for an interview. BAPart Films is a partnership of Cezil Reed and Lydelle Jackson who both formed… Read More ›

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The Taking (2013): Overpowering Imagery

Written and Directed by the team of Cezil Reed and Lydelle Jackson aka BAPartists, The Taking is a dark frantic journey into the depths of evil and fear. This is the team’s first foray into the feature film world and it is a great start. Shot in 2012 it will have it’s world premiere officially announced at… Read More ›

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The Oscar’s: Ego’s “R” Us

With all the usual hype and build-up to the 85th Oscar Academy Awards, I suddenly realised that, unlike the ceremonies that I watched growing up, I did not care at all about the upcoming event. I used to love the Oscar ceremony. The Academy Awards with all its pomp and circumstance kept me glued to the telly… Read More ›

This Week at the Movies, Yawn…

Okay.You can call me old, jaded, and down-right hard to impress, but… Looking at the selection of movies that IMDb is offering up on their homepage is pretty depressing. Not to mention unimpressive. First on the list of “Wait till you see this” is A Good Day to Die Hard. Now I will stand right… Read More ›

Natalie Wood’s Death Certificate Changed…Finally

Actress Natalie Wood‘s death certificate has been amended to say her mysterious drowning in 1981 also involved “undetermined factors”. So it’s only taken 31 years for authorities to act on legal statements that have been common knowledge for years. And amazingly, yes amazingly, Robert Wagner is NOT a suspect. Wow. The wheels of justice certainly… Read More ›

Dick Van Dyke to Get Lifetime Award from SAG – Loverly

I grew up on a steady diet of Dick Van Dyke. I watched the eternal re-runs of his brilliant television program The Dick Van Dyke show. At the same time he was on our big screens in various Disney films and not Disney films. I adored the man and his ‘obvious’ talent for comedy. I… Read More ›

Tony Scott (21 June 1944 – 19 August 2012) The Hunger (1983) A Debut to Remember

I first saw The Hunger in 1987 while I was living in Holland. I’d spied it in a local video shop that catered to the Americans stationed at the little Air Base there. I fallen in love with Catherine Deneuve after I’d seen her in the black and white Polanski film Repulsion. That was the only reason I’d… Read More ›

Bob Hoskins Another Fallen Idol

Some folks may well dispute my referring to Bob Hoskins as an idol. But to me that is exactly what he is. I first saw him work in the brilliant low budget gangster film The Long Good Friday. He mesmerized me as the small time hood with big ambitions,  Harold Shand was going to move up in the… Read More ›

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