Tag Archives: 80s

Anamorphic Love

I grew up holding a place in my heart for many films. Films like Jaws, ET, Raiders of the Lost Ark, The Fog, Die Hard, Predator…it’s a long list. Amongst many things, one of the reasons I’m drawn to these movies is their aesthetic. For a while it was a strange, mythical ingredient that made up this aesthetic but when I got into a career in filmaking / VFX I realised that these ingredients aren’t mythical but practical.

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Dark 80s Synth

Whenever I work, I tend to have on some kind of noise – silence reminds me too much of an assembly hall during exam time. But I’ve found I keep drifting towards walkthroughs of old console games and soundtracks from familiar movies. For the most part I listen music and it’s usually the soundtracks that have come […]

Christopher Reeve as Superman

As an 80’s kid, certain things held true for me; Roger Moore was Bond, He-Man taught us all important life lessons and Christopher Reeve was Superman.

Movies: 10 great horror movies to watch for Halloween weekend

Forget Christmas, tomorrow is the big one! And since it falls on a Saturday this year, Halloween can last all weekend! This means that you have all weekend to binge on horror movies, comics, games or whatever you fancy – however you fancy getting your fix. For me, it’ll be movies. I’ll be watching some […]

Tom Atkins: Halloween Hero

Halloween is the best time of year (sorry Santa, but my tastes have evolved and it’s been a while since you dropped by) and it’s not too long til the big night is here and the Silver Shamrock ads are playing. For horror movie fans, it’s a treat as the TV channels will soon be […]

Reasons We Should Be Loving The Movies Right Now

It won’t have escaped the attention of many parties that there’s increasing likelihood that a re-boot of Indiana Jones is on the cards – a reboot starring Chris Pratt and directed by Beard Spielberg himself. The idea of such a sacred franchise being remade without Harrison Ford would, in any other universe, have caused pandemonium. […]