Recent Posts by geekforce30

Keith Floyd – The Original Celebrity Chef

HELLO DEAR GASTRONAUTS It is hard to believe that it is 35 years since Keith Floyd exploded on our screens with Floyd on Fish on the 14th November 1985. It made an overnight superstar of Floyd and although there had been cooking programmes pre-dating this from the 1950s, with the likes of Fanny Craddock and…
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“DON’T PANIC! DON’T PANIC!” DAD’S ARMY CELEBRATES 50 YEARS

I always struggle to answer when anybody asks me my favourite of any movie, genre, book, author etc. However, this comedy show is definitely my all-time favourite. Dad’s Army is a classic sit-com featuring the weekly escapades of a bumbling and mismatched British Home Guard unit during World War II. It was broadcast by the…
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Video Games: From Pixels To The Silver Screen, Is It Finally Working?

With the rise of the popularity of video games since the 80’s, Hollywood has jumped on the band wagon and tried to successfully, and in most cases unsuccessfully, to adapt them into movies. There were films based on the video game genre such as Tron and The Last Starfighter, but nothing of an actual video…
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Star Wars The Last Jedi Review

“THIS IS NOT GOING TO GO THE WAY YOU THINK” This review contains spoilers - lots of them. If you don’t want your enjoyment of The Last Jedi spoilt don’t read it. I will start by saying that this is my opinion – you don’t have to agree, you don’t have to like it. The…
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A WILD AND CRAZY GUY – ROXANNE 30 YEARS LATER

Before I tell you why Roxanne is a perfect comedy film I’ll give you my brief history of how I first got into the work of Steve Martin. “WOULD YOU LIKE TO SMELL THE BOTTLE CAP?” The only film I’d seen Steve Martin in before 1990 was The Muppet Movie as the ignorant, arrogant, condescending…
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