The Hobbit

2012 Directed by Peter Jackson – Written by Fran Walsh, Philippa Boyens, Peter Jackson & Guillermo Del Toro Starring: Ian McKellen, Martin Freeman, Richard Armitage and Andy Serkis It’s been a long time coming. Stuck in production hell for a good few years as well as numerous delays and troubles, The Hobbit is finally here … Continue reading


1927 Directed by F.W. Murnau – Written by Carl Mayer and Herman Sudermann Starring: Janet Gaynor, George O’Brien and Margaret Livinston For trivia buffs, the first film to win best picture at the Oscars was ‘Wings’ (Wellman, 1927) when there was actually two awards. Best Production went to ‘Wings’ but this film won Unique and … Continue reading

Lawrence Of Arabia [Re-Release]

1962 Directed by David Lean – Written by Robert Bolt and Michael Wilson Starring: Peter O’Toole, Omar Sharif, Anthony Quinn, Jack Hawkins and Alec Guinness Long, majestic and stunning are words normally associated with this film but the one that suits it best is epic. Epic because there had been no films like this before … Continue reading