Just One Person – A review of “Jim Henson: The Biography”

If you enjoy biographies and you love The Muppets then you can’t go wrong with this. I still can’t believe I only found it by accident when wandering aimlessly round Waterstones one Sunday afternoon. As a big fan of the work of Jim Henson I thoroughly enjoyed this book. It covers his entire career tellingContinue reading “Just One Person – A review of “Jim Henson: The Biography””

Spielberg Revisited no1 – The War Of The Worlds (2005)

BEWARE: It you have not seen this film there are SPOILERS! ahead. Spielberg’s War Of The Worlds is a 21st century re-telling of the classic novel by H.G. Wells, relocating the core of the story from Victorian England to present-day east coast U.S.A. On re-watching the film I realised I had forgotten how tense theContinue reading “Spielberg Revisited no1 – The War Of The Worlds (2005)”

The Circle Is Now Complete

If, like me, you love all things “Making Of”, then J. W. Rinzlers “The Making Of Return Of The Jedi” is for you. And when I say “Making Of” I mean true “Making Of” books that tell everything about a films production warts and all, rather than just pure promotional guff that tells you howContinue reading “The Circle Is Now Complete”

The Road Goes Ever On……..The Desolation of Smaug – An opinion.

Saw The Desolation of Smaug yesterday and while I enjoyed it, and enjoyed being in Middle Earth again, it was not perfect. If you’re not a fan of The Lord Of The Rings then this won’t change your mind. If you are a fan, then it will tick many boxes and indeed when it getsContinue reading “The Road Goes Ever On……..The Desolation of Smaug – An opinion.”