Tag Archive: movies

Pet peeves

Finding this article in the Times Online about the top ten most historically inaccurate movies reminded me that this sort of thing is one of my major bug bears.  I’m getting better as… Continue reading

Sad news for basketcases

Today came the news that teen (and adult) movie maker extraordinaire of the eighties and nineties John Hughes had died.  He was still very young, only 59, and apparently suffered a heart attack. … Continue reading

Han Solo, P.I.

 Accompanied by crack detectives Chewie, Luke and Obi Wan.  Full of win.


Ok, so the article is old but it happens to focus on one of my favourite movies of all time – Dark City.  Following Murdoch, a man who wakes up in dark city not… Continue reading


It’s been all over the internet the last few days, Cameron’s house from the classic movie Ferris Bueller’s Day Off is for sale.  Not only is it a stunning architecturally designed house, but… Continue reading

Beam me up Scotty….

Yeah, so it’s cliched, but after a day of work my ability to think up snappy titles has diminished greatly.  This weekend just past I went to movies to catch the new Star… Continue reading

Presidential picture book

I don’t know what your thoughts may be on the current American president but he does have good taste in children’s books.  Check out Obama reading the classic “Where the Wild Things are“. … Continue reading

Almost in Vietnam

Good afternoon.  I’ve arrived in Singapore (free internet access in the terminals!) and everything is fine so far.  I had a lovely view of engine from my window seat which reminded of the… Continue reading