Category Archives: Movies

Star Trek: The Motion Picture (1979) review

When I was five years old I lived with my family on a camp site in Africa owned by a construction company. It was in a pretty remote location and we lived in simple Portakabins, but it was fairly civilised, … Continue reading

Apollo 18 film in the works

I’ve just learnt that a new film is in production called Apollo 18 (imdb). The last real Apollo mission was of course number 17 which took place in 1972 and saw the crew land in the Taurus-Littrow valley equipped with … Continue reading

Movie review: The Town

Ben Affleck’s second directing effort is a crime drama set in the Boston neighbourhood of Charlestown, following the career of a crew of bank robbers led by Doug MacRay (Affleck). The film opens with a hit on a bank where … Continue reading

Movie review: The Expendables

One Saturday morning back in the summer I saw one of those cheaply-produced movie shows that mostly consists of trailers for upcoming films and – if you’re lucky – an interview with one of the stars. There was a piece … Continue reading