Category Archives: Roald Dahl

DVD/Blu-Ray Review – ‘Willy Wonka & The Chocolate Factory’

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Welcome to ‘Bradley’s Basement’ blog and I’m Tim Bradley!

And welcome to the final instalment of the ‘Roald Dahl Film Review Season’!

Let’s finish the ‘Roald Dahl Film Review Season’ by looking into one of Roald Dahl‘s most popular children’s books, ‘Charlie and the Chocolate Factory’. This review takes a look at the 1971 film adaptation known as ‘Willy Wonka & The Chocolate Factory’ starring Gene Wilder as Willy Wonka.

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DVD/Blu-Ray Review – ‘Matilda’

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Welcome to ‘Bradley’s Basement’ blog and I’m Tim Bradley!

And welcome once again to the ‘Roald Dahl Film Review Season’!

Do you know what my favourite Roald Dahl children’s book is of all time? No, not ‘Charles and the Chocolate Factory’. No, not ‘James and the Giant Peach’. My favourite Roald Dahl children’s book is ‘Matilda’. I also love the film adaptation by Danny DeVito, starring Mara Wilson as the title character. Continue reading

DVD Review – ‘Danny the Champion of the World’

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Welcome to ‘Bradley’s Basement’ blog and I’m Tim Bradley!

And welcome once again to the ‘Roald Dahl Film Review Season’!

Today we’re going to look at another film adaptation of a children’s book from ‘The World of Roald Dahl’. This time though it’s a TV movie of less fantastical and more real-life down-to-earth children’s story. This is the film, ‘Danny the Champion of the World’, starring Jeremy Irons and Robbie Coltrane. Continue reading

DVD Review – ‘James and the Giant Peach’

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Welcome to ‘Bradley’s Basement’ blog and I’m Tim Bradley!

And welcome to the ‘Roald Dahl Film Review Season’!

I’ve created a new page on my blog focusing on ‘The World of Roald Dahl’. For the next four weeks, I’ll be posting a series of four DVD reviews on four film adaptations based on the children’s works of Roald Dahl. For this first week, I’ve posted my review on the 1996 film, ‘James and the Giant Peach’. Continue reading

Quick DVD review – ‘Tom and Jerry: Willy Wonka & The Chocolate Factory’

Moment of confusion

(confused) “Tom and Jerry…Willy Wonka?!”

Another moment of confusion

“WHAT?!!!” Continue reading

Movie Review – ‘The BFG’

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I’ve now seen ‘The BFG’, the new film by Steven Spielberg, based on the beloved novel by Roald Dahl. I thoroughly enjoyed this film at the cinema! I remember ‘The BFG’ book as a kid and saw the 1989 cartoon feature film when I was at school. I also remember seeing a theatre production of ‘The BFG’! Continue reading