Some people may disagree with me but I don’t really think the 80’s were a great decade for horror movies. There were a lot of slasher sequels and it just wasn’t as inventive as some of the other decades. Saying that, there are still quite a few to choose from, here are my top 5: The Fly The is a fantastic David Cronenberg film featuring amazing special effects and Jeff Goldblums best ever performance. It tells of the story…

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  We are now in October, the month of Halloween. So being a horror fan, I thought I’d write a series of posts about my favourite horror films of each decade. I thought I’d start chronologically with the earliest post – the 70’s. Here we go… Halloween Directed by John Carter who also wrote the memorable theme, Halloween is one of the films that started off the slasher genre and introduced the now infamous character Michael Myers (no not the…

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When I was a kid I saw a Sea World style Killer Whale show in a aquapark in the South of France. Now i’ve always loved animals and therefore zoos and aquariums. I went and thoroughly enjoyed the day, I was staggered by their size, beauty and presence. A guilty feeling was there over these huge majestic creatures being kept in small enclosures for the entertainment of humans, but truthfully all the positive emotions of actually having the opportunity to…

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This week I was lucky enough to go on a little road trip up to Weston Super-Mare to the Sand Sculpture Festival. This years theme was Movies and Cinema. The selection ranged from the spectacular to the very good. I was particularly impressed with the sheer size of King Kong and the awesome work on the face of Ron Weasley. Check out some pics (they sure beat my sand castles): Jurassic Park King Kong Jaws Harry Potter Toy Story

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