SEVEN WONDERS OF THE WORLD (CINERAMA)


1956 DIRECTORS: Tay Garnett, Paul Mantz, Andrew Marton, Ted Tetzlaff & Walter Thompson May contain spoilers! What I like about these Cinerama Travelogues is both the technical innovation that is Cinerama and the time capsule nature of these populist documentaries of the day, in this case, post war 1950 middle class America. Lowell Thomas is back and this time he…

A COMMENT ON …FILM TO DIGITAL: THE DEMISE OF THE PROJECTIONIST


We are standing at a bleak crossroads of film history where Film in its purest form, that which is dubbed “Celluloid”, even though it has not been Celluloid for decades, with polyester and other materials taking it’s place, has all but lost it’s battle with DLP  or Digital Light Projection. And with this technical revolution has…

HIGH NOON


1952 DIRECTOR: Fred Zimmerman May contain spoilers! Considered to be a classic western, shot in real time, or almost, High Noon follows the clock from around 10:30am to a shoot out at, you guessed it, High Noon. Gary Cooper is a the Town Marshal who has just resigned for the quiet life with his new…

FILM OF THE YEAR ~ 2015


The Film Of The Year for 2015 is… All the films must have been RELEASED in the U.K. between 1st January ~ 31st December 2015 and I MUST have seen and rated it on this site previously. TOP FIVE STAR WARS: EPISODE VII: THE FORCE AWAKENS (3D) (10/10) INSIDE OUT (3D) (9/10) MISSION: IMPOSSIBLE: ROGUE NATION (8/10) AMERICAN…

FILM OF THE MONTH ~ DECEMBER 2015


As the year draws to a close, it is time for the final Film Of The Month for 2015. This month saw no less than FOUR 10 Candle (10/10) movies as well as one Stinker (1/10). December 2015 is also the most prolific month on nEoFILM EVER with this being the 40th post, compared to…

nEoFILM’s DECEMBER IN FILM


As 2015 draws to a close, December has been a busy month for me, with the main focus being of my viewing being on Star Wars, trying to review as much of the franchise a possible, weather it be from Blu-ray, DVD, TV or Youtube, I wanted to get a feel for the 38 year…

THE KID


1921 1921/1971 (Re-issue w/t new score) DIRECTOR: Charlie Chaplin May contain spoilers! The bitter sweet tale of a baby left in a rich persons car by a desperate mother, only for the car to be stolen and the child to left in the hands of Charlie Chaplin’s Tramp, The Kid has become a bonafide comedy classic…

PIXELS (3D)


2015 DIRECTOR: Chris Columbus May contain spoilers! Kevin James as the President of the United States! If that does not sum up this movie then nothing does! But having said that, he was clearly a metaphor for G. W. Bush, an inane, illiterate joke of a President but still, ‘The King of Queens’ as the head…

THE REVIEW COLLECTION: THE STAR WARS SAGA


Well after two and half weeks of Star Wars, with reviews covering everything major from 1977 to the latest release, Star Wars: The Force Awakens (2015), it is now all over. Taking us through Christmas, it is time to put this franchise to bed for 2015, also time to collected up the reviews and put…

IT’S A WONDERFUL LIFE (BLACK & WHITE & COLOURISED)


1946 1946/2007 (COLOURISED) DIRECTOR: Frank Capra May Contain Spoilers! The Christmas classic which has left an unparalleled mark on movie history and the Family Christmas is undoubtedly, Frank Capra’s, It’s A Wonderful Life. Like many seasonal classics, this has gained its fame and recognition from TV showings over the seven decades since its initial release, but it’s…

TOP FIVE CHRISTMAS FILMS


Merry Christmas! Today I have taken a look back at Christmas films which a have already been reviewed on nEoFILM and selected what I believe to be the top five festive movies. This is not the top five of all time as I have not reviewed every major Christmas film, with classics such as early…