NAPOLEON DYNAMITE

I’m back, and I’m catching up on my films I should have seen series (even though I haven’t been posting about them, I have stayed committed to watching a somehow missed film every week). My entry for November 17th was Napoleon Dynamite. Napoleon Dynamite is a off-beat comedy about a quirky high schooler who helps […]

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GHOST

We’re minutes away from Halloween, and what better way to spend Spooky Season than with a (mildly) spooky film? This week on films I should have seen, I’ve finally watched one of the most romantic films of all time: 1990’s Ghost. Directed by Jerry Zucker and starring Patrick Swayze and Demi Moore, the classic film […]

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THE NEVERENDING STORY

This week’s entry in ‘films I should have seen‘ is not only is this an eighties classic that played a prominent part in many people’s childhoods; but is a film my Dad bought me on DVD about ten years ago that I never got round to watching. It’s……….. The Neverending Story. Directed by Wolfgang Peterson, […]

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THE PRODUCERS

This week in a films I should have seen, I finally saw a big one: 1967’s The Producers. Written and directed by the great Mel Brooks and starring Zero Mostel and Gene Wilder, the film is about two Broadway producers who run a scheme to make money from a guaranteed flop of a show. The […]

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DAZED AND CONFUSED

This week’s edition of films I should have seen is 1993’s Dazed and Confused. Richard Linklater’s semi-autobiographical account of a classic American high school experience, specifically on the last day of term in the mid seventies. Written by and directed by Linklater, his apparent intent with the film was to create an “inverse John Hughes […]

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THE LEGO BATMAN MOVIE

Let’s start this off with a familiar disclaimer: I did actually watch last week’s edition of films I should have seen in advance for the usual Sunday evening blog post about it, but the subsequent blog post about it has been delayed until now (sorry, I guess I never learn). This film is The Lego […]

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MONEYBALL

I’m having a bit of a thing for Brad Pitt at the moment, so this week’s film I should have seen is 2011’s baseball drama Moneyball. Based on the book by Michael Lewis titled Moneyball: The Art of Winning an Unfair Game , it’s the true story of the Oakland Athletics baseball team and their […]

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MIDNIGHT COWBOY

This week’s entry for ‘films I should have seen’ is the great American drama Midnight Cowboy. The 1969 film starring Dustin Hoffman and Jon Voight directed by John Schlesinger with a screenplay by Waldo Salt is about a young male prostitute from Texas named Joe, who tries to make it in New York City, along […]

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EX MACHINA

Welcome back to another edition of films I should have seen, in another week where I promise you I had watched and half written about this film in preparation to publish on Sunday as planned, but then life got in the way and here we are on Tuesday. Oh well. Here’s my thoughts on this […]

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