The Underdog Story

clipart-library.com Who doesn’t love watching a tale that captures the never say die spirit?  The tale where the unsuspected comes out on top. The underdog story is usually heart-warming, and if told well it will have the viewer rooting for the protagonist every time. There it seems are different categories in respect of the underdog… Continue reading The Underdog Story

Tasha-Li Talks Movies with…

Garry Campbell Garry is the Communications manager for Groundwork: A federation of charities working locally and nationally to transform lives in the UK's most disadvantaged communities. He is also my little brother! I asked him a few simple questions about his relationship with film. Here is how it went... Garry Campbell  What is the first… Continue reading Tasha-Li Talks Movies with…

The Films of…

A series about my favourite directors and their filmography. David Fincher David Fincher is a director that I have always admired, even when I didn’t know it was his work!  I say this because Fincher, like some of his contemporaries, honed his talent directing music videos and commercials.  I liked Madonna’s “Express Yourself” and “Vogue”… Continue reading The Films of…

Taxi Driver: Saint or Sinner?

Film: Taxi Driver (1976)  Director: Martin Scorsese  Genre: Crime/Drama/Character Study Starring: Robert De Niro as Travis Bickle Cybill Shepard as Betsy Jodie Foster as Iris Harvey Kietel as Sport "On every street in every city, there's a nobody who dreams of being a somebody". The Plot Ominous music plays as a car emerges out of… Continue reading Taxi Driver: Saint or Sinner?

The Dark Knight : A True Romance?

Film: The Dark Knight (2008) Director: Christopher Nolan Genre; Superhero/Action/Drama Starring: Christian Bale as Bruce Wayne/Batman Heath Ledger as Joker Gary Oldman as Lt. James Gordon Aaron Eckhart as Harvey Dent/Two-Face Michael Caine as Alfred Pennyworth Morgan Freeman as Lucius Fox Maggie Gyllenhall as Rachel Dawes The Plot A gang of criminals rob a Gotham… Continue reading The Dark Knight : A True Romance?