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Phil’s Top 5… Die Hard On A (Insert Place Here) Movies

Each week Phil, from Phil’s Quick Capsule Review, takes a look at a different movie or TV related Top Five.  This time out: Die Hard like movies. aka “It’s Die Hard On A (Insert Place/Location/Item Here)   Close but no cigar: Cliffhanger (On A Mountain), Sudden Death (In A Stadium), The Rock (On Alcatraz), Air Force One (On Air Force One) ... Read More »

My Favourite… Sonny Landam Film

As death continues it’s relentless march through the gifted and talented of TV and film, My Favourite… celebrates those we have lost by taking a look at a slice of their best work. Well sometimes best, sometimes just the one I like the most. This time out: My Favourite…. Sonny Landam (1941-2017) Film PREDATOR (1987) A team of special force ops, led by a tough ... Read More »

Phil’s Top 5… Sharknado Films

Each week Phil, from Phil’s Quick Capsule Review, takes a look at a different movie or TV related Top Five.  This time out: Sharknado Films!   5 – Sharknado: The 4th Awakens The weakest Sharknado as the film series starts to run low on ideas (okay to be fair it never had that many to begin with) and instead throws in a ... Read More »

Phil’s Top 5… 1985 Films!

Each week Phil, from Phil’s Quick Capsule Review, takes a look at a different movie or TV related Top Five.  This time out: Films from 1985.  Yup the golden years of movie.s   Close but no cigar: Enemy Mine, Mad Max Beyond Thunderdome, American  Ninja, Police Story   5 – Rambo: First Blood Part 2 Rambo is back and this time he’s ... Read More »

The 25 Best… 80’s Movies!

In our latest regular feature, coming out the first Friday of each month, Phil (of Phil’s Quick Capsule Review)  along with podcaster Josh Morris, Writer Mike Parkin, Grosse Point Geek’s Will Strong and Motion Picture Manic Jamie Robinson breakdown the 25 Best Films Of each major film decade. This time out: The 80’s.  The close but no cigar Films: An American Werewolf In London, Rambo First Blood Part 2, Full Metal ... Read More »

Phil’s Top 5… Pixar Films

Each week Phil, from Phil’s Quick Capsule Review, takes a look at a different movie or TV related Top Five.  This time out: Best Pixar Films   Close but no cigar: The Incredibles, Ratatouille, Inside Out, Finding Nemo, Toy Story 2   5 – Toy Story The first ever feature length CG animated film.  Groundbreaking in every way and whilst the technology ... Read More »

Phil’s Top 5… Years for Movies!

Each week Phil, from Phil’s Quick Capsule Review, takes a look at a different movie or TV related Top Five.  This time out: The Best 5 Years for Movies… Ever!   Close but no cigar: 1982 (Blade Runner, The Thing, E.T, Tron, Rambo, Mad Max 2 The Road Warrior ), 1989 (Batman, Back To The Future Part 2, Dead Poet’s Society, ... Read More »

The Dark Knight – A Classic Quick Capsule Review

Phil’s Quick Capsule Review: The Dark Knight is what every DC comic book adaptation should be.  Layered, visually stunning, director lead with practical effects and with a villain that is both memorable and real. Yes there’s CGI here but it’s used to enhance rather than lead the film.  Simple put, The Dark Knight is one of the best films of ... Read More »

Phil’s Top 5… Christopher Nolan Films

Each week Phil, from Phil’s Quick Capsule Review, takes a look at a different movie or TV related Top Five.  This time out: On the heels of Dunkirk we look at Christopher Nolan Top 5 Films…   Close but no cigar: Insomnia, Memento, The Dark Knight Rises   5 – Intersteller Epic, confusing, pretentious, muddled, genius… you name it, Interstellar’s been called ... Read More »