The Prison Movie

Is there some sort of catharsis when watching a prison movie?  Safe in the knowledge that one has not broken any laws that would cause them to lose their liberty. Of all of the genres out there for film, I am always happy to be the voyeur when it comes to the prison or liberty… Continue reading The Prison Movie

The Heist Movie

It is a film about a team, comprised because each of them has a certain set of skills.  There is something that is priceless and is in an impenetrable safe or otherwise secure place. There is usually strategic planning in this film, the upmost detail must be examined and contingencies in place in case of… Continue reading The Heist Movie

The Underdog Story 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 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?