In the House ‘Sizzle Reel’ Released

So the good folks over at In The House have decided to release their new “sizzle reel” to showcase the upcoming ‘Season 0’ reboot. The reel features some iconic scenes, images, and sequences from the list of films which will be screened in this season’s line-up. I’ve been covering the last couple of seasons of In The House and I’ve been very impressed with their screenings. Alongside the film scre...

Star Trek II: The Wrath of Khan Review

Star Trek II: The Wrath of Khan Studio: Paramount Pictures Format: Cinema Release Date: Out Now Overview Star Trek is one of the touchstones of geek culture that everyone has some basic understanding of. In all likelihood you’ve probably heard about the amorous adventures of Captain Kirk, the logical Mr Spock, and the proudly Scottish ‘Scotty’. I have not watched the series religiously like some o...

New Season Reboot of In the House Announced

The folks over at In The House announced their line-up for the new season of cult classic film screenings starting mid-July of this year. This season will be a reboot (because they’re all the rage these days) to help synch up all the In The House events nationally with cinemas in other states. This might also mean that old entries might be chosen to go up again so check out what I thought about th...

The Big Lebowski Review

The Big Lebowski Studio: Working Title Films; PolyGram Filmed Entertainment Publisher: Gramercy Pictures Format: Cinema Release Date: Out Now Overview The Coen brothers are a Hollywood duo known for screwball comedies such as Burn After Reading, Fargo, and (of course) The Big Lebowski. Their body of work includes a wide breadth of genre bending films but when it comes to recognising their style, t...

Planet of the Apes Review

Planet of the Apes Studio: APJAC Productions Publisher: 20th Century Fox Format: Cinema Release Date: Out Now Overview The original Planet of the Apes is considered to be a sci-fi classic with a huge impact upon the landscape of popular culture. Having spawned numerous sequels, tv shows, and reboots, it is no doubt a significant cultural touchstone. Having read Michael Crichton’s Congo, I am aware...

Toy Story Review

Toy Story Studio: Pixar Animation Studios, Walt Disney Pictures Publisher: Buena Vista Pictures Distribution Format: Cinema Release Date: Out Now Overview Toy Story was a staple of many childhoods, including my own. It was a seminal film which cemented the position of the Pixar as a leading animation studio and is considered one of the best animated films of all time. This film broke ground with c...

Reservoir Dogs Review

Reservoir Dogs Studio: Live America, Dog Eat Dog Productions Publisher: Miramax Films Format: Cinema Release Date: Out Now Overview Quentin Tarantino is one of Hollywood’s favourite and most nerdy directors. From humble beginnings as a video store clerk and film student, he is now one considered one of the American greats. He made his directorial debut with Reservoir Dogs which, when released, was...

The Breakfast Club Review

The Breakfast Club Studio: A&M Films, Channel Productions Publisher: Universal Pictures Format: Cinema Release Date: Out Now Overview The teen coming-of-age films are a particularly popular sub-genre of 80s cinema with the works of John Hughes being particularly strong examples. Everyone is familiar with the stereotypical depictions of high school cliques of jocks, nerds, and the various other...

Alien Review

Alien Studio: 20th Century Fox, Brandywine-Ronald Shushett Production Publisher: 20th Century Fox Format: Cinema Release Date: Out Now Overview  Alien is a seminal work by director Ridley Scott which, on paper, should not have become the cult classic sci-fi horror it is. Its story is a composite of plenty of other science fiction and horror storylines but, somehow, the production was able to turn ...

Raiders of the Lost Ark Review

Raiders of the Lost Ark Studio: Lucasfilm Ltd Publisher: Paramount Pictures Format: Cinema Release Date: Out Now Overview So with the new year comes a new season of In the House films screening over at George St cinemas. Last season was a barrel of fun with Jason ‘Jabba’ Davis and David ‘Quinny’ Quinn MCing through the bulk of the season. This season was kicked off with a bang with a screening of ...

New Season of ‘In the House’ Starts Next Week

The folks over at In the House will be starting their new season of screening cult classic films next week on Friday with Raiders of the Lost Ark. Over the next couple of months, they’ll be screening all sorts of films over at George st cinemas with an eclectic mix on offer including everything from The Breakfast Club to Alien. I reviewed almost all of the films they screened last season and...

Die Hard Review

Die Hard Studio: Silver Pictures, Gordon Company Publisher: 20th Century Fox Format: Cinema Release Date: Out Now Overview When a friend of mine told me that Die Hard, directed by John McTiernan, was their favourite Christmas movie I was dumbfounded. Having never seen the film before, I wondered how the 80s action movie could possibly qualify as a Christmas movie. Luckily, the folks at In The Hous...

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