Robin Williams: 1951-2014

This morning, I awoke to a three word text from a friend that shook the sleep from my eyes and put a knot in my stomach, “RIP Robin Williams”. In the hour that followed I watched the news channel piece together what has to be the saddest Hollywood death in recent memory. Contemplating the apparent…

Top Ten: Film Scores

Something a little different this week. Rather than pick ten films to share with you based on cast or theme, I instead present some of the pictures that contain my very favourite musical scores. A film’s music is much more important than some people think, with the composer’s job being to direct the audience’s emotions…

Top Ten: Movie Sequels

It is an extremely rare cinematic feat when a film sequel is made that matches the quality of it’s┬ápredecessor, and an even rarer one when it actually surpasses it’s popularity and acclaim. I’ll be honest, some of the films that have made it on to this top ten list tick neither of those boxes, but…

Top Ten: Childhood Films

Some of my earliest and best memories are of the many children’s films my parents used to stick on to get me out of their hair for an hour or two. I could get in to a real nostalgic mess and make a list of fifty, but to save my sanity and your patience, here…