Up (2009), Ed Asner, Christopher Plummer, Jordan Nagai, Bob Peterson – #FILMTALK REVIEW

This week’s FILM TALK takes a look at Up, a spectacular 3D computer-animated comedy adventure produced by Pixar Animation Studios in 2009, which we think deserves to go on our list of the 100 greatest films ever made (in our opinion). Continue reading “Up (2009), Ed Asner, Christopher Plummer, Jordan Nagai, Bob Peterson – #FILMTALK REVIEW”

Review – Godzilla: King of the Monsters (2019), Kyle Chandler, Vera Farmiga, Charles Dance

Godzilla: King of the Monsters is another in the Godzilla franchise, this time directed by Michael Dougherty. The film follows on from Gareth Edwards’ 2014 film and remarkably is the first Godzilla film to be entirely produced by a Hollywood studio. Continue reading “Review – Godzilla: King of the Monsters (2019), Kyle Chandler, Vera Farmiga, Charles Dance”

Review – Rocketman (2019), Taron Egerton, Jamie Bell, Bryce Dallas Howard, Richard Madden

Rocketman tells the often-moving story of Elton John’s early life, starved of parental affection as a young Reginald Dwight growing up in Pinner, Middlesex, his scholarship to the prestigious Royal Academy of Music, the birth of his incredible song writing partnership with lyricist Bernie Taupin and the launch of his record breaking career in the US. Continue reading “Review – Rocketman (2019), Taron Egerton, Jamie Bell, Bryce Dallas Howard, Richard Madden”

Dracula (1958), Christopher Lee, Peter Cushing, Michael Gough – #FILMTALK REVIEW

This week we have a special edition of #FILMTALK to mark Peter Cushing’s birthday on 26 May. Hammer Runner, Phil Campbell, who worked with Peter and Christopher Lee at Hammer Films in the early 70s, reviews Dracula, Hammer’s 1958 classic horror directed by the impeccable Terence Fisher. Continue reading “Dracula (1958), Christopher Lee, Peter Cushing, Michael Gough – #FILMTALK REVIEW”