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Phil’s Top 5… Documentaries About Filmmaking

Each week Phil, from Phil’s Quick Capsule Review, takes a look at a different movie or TV related Top Five.  This time out:  My 5 Best Documentaries About Filmmaking   Close but no cigar: Best Worst Movie, Side By Side, Overnight   5 – Lost In LaMancha Terry Gilliam has a history of troubled film productions and Lost In LaMancha details what is ... Read More »

Phil’s Top 5… Stephen King Adaptations (Updated)

Each week Phil, from Phil’s Quick Capsule Review, takes a look at a different movie or TV related Top Five.  This time out:   Close but no cigar: The Running Man, The Stand, IT, Christine, Apt Pupil, Carrie   5 (Tied) – IT (2017) It may not be a popular choice, joining Carrie for the Number 5 spot but IT (2017) was a ... Read More »

Phil’s Top 5… Summer Blockbusters 2017

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 top 5 Summer Blockbusters 2017 (Baby Driver is excluded as it’s not a ‘blockbuster’ ) Close but no cigar: Atomic Blonde, Alien: Covenant, Wonder Woman, Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Men Tell No Tales   5 – Fast & Furious 8 For ... Read More »

Phil’s Top 5… 2018 Films I’m Looking Forward To

Each week Phil, from Phil’s Quick Capsule Review, takes a look at a different movie or TV related Top Five.  This time out: 2018 Films I’m Looking Forward To   Close but no cigar: Ready Player One, Rampage, Jurassic World: Fallen Kingdom, The Purge , Ant Man & The Wasp 5 – The Predator Shane Black back on the Predator train, this time ... Read More »

Phil’s Top 5… Sports Underdog 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: Sports Underdog Films!   Close but no cigar: Kingpin, Tin Cup, Million Dollar Baby, Rocky Balboa, Moneyball   5 – Bloodsport Yeah so Dux maybe a martial arts expert, but chased by the military, entering a no hold barred ... Read More »

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 »

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 »

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 »