Posts tagged Movies
Movie Review - Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles (2014)

Continuing my childhood nostalgia trip, I figured I’d give the 2014 reboot of Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles a watch. For some reason it had managed to pass me by and I had no idea of the plot or whether it was any good or not.

Having been a huuuuuge Turtles fan as a kid, I had high hopes for the new movie, but before watching it, to get in the mood, I decided to rewatch the original movies from the early 90s!

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Classic Movie Review - Dirty Harry

There’s no doubting that Clint Eastwood is a Hollywood legend, so it’s probablt about time I saw the movie that made him a superstar. One of my favourite Eastwood movies is Firefox, but this is an entirely different affair.

The first thing I noticed at the beginning of Dirty Harry was the classic 70s cop vibes from the music. The soundtrack was by Lalo Schifrin, who also did the soundtrack for Bullitt, the last classic movie I watched... which, like this, was set in San Francisco. Seemed a fitting movie to follow it on with.

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Classic Movie Review - Metropolis

Continuing my mission to watch more of the classic movies I’ve never seen, my latest film was Fritz Lang’s ‘Metropolis’ from 1927.

Being German, this is the first non-American film from my list, and possibly the oldest. It’s also the first black and white film on the list, and the first time I’ve ever watched a silent movie. 

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Home Cinema Upgrades

Over Christmas, the amp I had connected to my TV decided it didn’t want to play anymore. This meant for the past few weeks I’ve been suffering with the rather lacklustre sound from my TV’s built in speakers. There was only so much of that I could take, and with all these movies I’m planning to watch, I thought it was probably time to upgrade anyway!

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