Five Animal Films to Watch

Watership Down (1978) I think that Watership Down was a footnote in my animation recommendations… https://planetpaul.blog/2021/01/21/five-animated-films-to-watch-during-lockdown/ Here, it makes the recommended five! This film is dark… brutal and dark! The surreal opening passages are brilliant before we move on to the more lifelike but equally scary core of the movie. Bloodstained fields, bunnies choking toContinue reading “Five Animal Films to Watch”

Five Sports Films to Watch

It’s been a while since I recommended some films to watch. Last time it was space… https://planetpaul.blog/2021/02/26/five-space-films-to-watch-during-lockdown/ This time it’s sport! I’m not sure why it took me so long to think to do this genre but after recently posting how much I was looking forward to the following film… https://planetpaul.blog/2021/03/19/baggio-the-divine-ponytail/ It got me thinkingContinue reading “Five Sports Films to Watch”

Baggio: The Divine Ponytail

I’m looking forward to seeing this… But I don’t have Netflix! I seem to recall watching the opening ceremony of USA ’94 live. Diana Ross missed a penalty and the goal broke! As for the tournament itself, I had a BBC video of all the goals which is how the competition imprinted itself in myContinue reading “Baggio: The Divine Ponytail”

Who is Your Favourite Spider-Man? The Results

The votes are in! Firstly, I’d like to thank everybody that voted… my nephew and one other person! As you can see from the above graphic, Tobey Maguire and Andrew Garfield tie for first prize with incumbent Spidey Tom Dutchy Holland unable to register even a single vote. Personally, I’m a Maguire fan but haveContinue reading “Who is Your Favourite Spider-Man? The Results”

Who is Your Favourite Spider-Man?

Hi guys I recently shared my thoughts on the Spider-Man films starring Andrew Garfield… https://planetpaul.blog/2021/02/12/the-amazing-spiderman/ https://planetpaul.blog/2021/02/18/the-amazing-spiderman-2/ In recent times, Tobey Maguire, Andrew Garfield and Tom Holland have portrayed the web slinger on screen. Many others have also donned the costume in the gears before. But who’s your favourite? Many thanks for voting and look outContinue reading “Who is Your Favourite Spider-Man?”

Five Space Films to Watch During Lockdown

Welcome to another selection of films to watch. This time we’re going out of this world! Interstellar (2014) A visually stunning and heartbreaking epic that sees Matthew McConaughey and Anne Hathaway lead the search for a new habitable planet to accommodate Earth’s remaining population. Matt Damon and Michael Caine co-star in this fantastic film thatContinue reading “Five Space Films to Watch During Lockdown”

The Amazing Spider-Man 2

As promised, here are my thoughts on The Amazing Spider-Man 2. You can find my write-up on the first film here… https://planetpaul.blog/2021/02/12/the-amazing-spiderman/ I touched upon some of the similarities and differences to the Raimi/Maguire trilogy in my first post. When I started watching the second one, my wife asked, “Is he still a photographer?”, toContinue reading “The Amazing Spider-Man 2”

Five Romantic Films to Watch on Valentine’s Day

It’s Valentine’s Day so having finally cleared the hallway of a mountain of cards (Poor postman, or woman… having to deliver on a Sunday too!), I’ve appropriately compiled a list of five romantic films worth watching. For the record, I’ve avoided any films that have featured in my previous posts. Delicacy (2011) Audrey Tautou isContinue reading “Five Romantic Films to Watch on Valentine’s Day”