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The ‘Top Gun’ Movies

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‘Top Gun’ used to be the name of my local fish and chip shop before it got renamed. Yes, really! 😀 It’s also the name of two movies I’ve seen recently, starring Tom Cruise. I’ve seen the 1986 film ‘Top Gun’ on Prime Video and the 2022 film ‘Top Gun: Maverick’ at the cinema. They’ve been interesting! Continue reading

Quick Trailer Thoughts – ‘Mission: Impossible – Dead Reckoning: Part One’ and ‘Thor: Love and Thunder’

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It’s been a while since I shared thoughts on movie trailers, hasn’t it? This week, we’ve had two trailers for two exciting movies – ‘Mission: Impossible – Dead Reckoning: Part One’ and ‘Thor: Love and Thunder’ – that are coming out soon at the cinema. Let me share my thoughts on these trailers. Continue reading

‘Star Wars’ Week – The Spin-Offs

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It’s the second day of the ‘Star Wars’ week on ‘Bradley’s Basement’ in May 2022, and I’m sharing my reviews on the ‘Star Wars’ spin-offs I’ve checked out so far. These spin-offs take place between ‘Revenge of the Sith’ and ‘A New Hope’. They depict what occurred leading up to the introduction of Luke Skywalker and team fighting against Darth Vader, the Emperor and the Galactic Empire. Continue reading

DVD review – ‘X-Men’

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And welcome to the ‘X-Men Film Review Season’!!!!!

For the next ten weeks, I’ll be sharing my reviews on the films featured in the ‘X-Men’ film series produced by 20th Century Fox (or 20th Century Studios as it’s now called). Let’s start off by taking a look at the first ‘X-Men’ movie made in 2000, directed by Bryan Singer and starring the likes of Patrick Stewart, Hugh Jackman, Ian McKellen, Halle Berry, etc. Continue reading

Blu-ray review – ‘Mission: Impossible – Fallout’

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And we’ve come to the end of the ‘Mission: Impossible Film Review Season’!!!!!

I’ve enjoyed revisiting these ‘Mission: Impossible’ movies lately and it’s amazing that the seventh ‘M:I’ film is already in the making during these tough times – please keep safe! For the last film of this film review season, let’s take a look at ‘Mission: Impossible – Fallout’, the sixth film of the ‘M:I’ film series. Continue reading

Blu-ray review – ‘Mission: Impossible – Rogue Nation’

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And it’s time for the fifth week of the ‘Mission: Impossible Film Review Season’!!!!!

This is where it gets really exciting for me in the ‘Mission: Impossible’ film series. This is the first ‘M:I’ film to be written and directed by Christopher McQuarrie, based on a story by him and Drew Pearce. ‘Mission: Impossible – Rogue Nation’ stars Tom Cruise back as Ethan Hunt. The film was released in 2015. Continue reading

Week 3.9 – ‘Star Wars Film Review Season’

Last time in ‘Star Wars Film Review Season’!!!

Um…Anakin Skywalker becomes Darth Vader in ‘Revenge of the Sith’.

That’s about it really.

(realises) “Wait a minute!” Continue reading