Simon’s Movie Blog – The Ten Best Movies Of 2016

Simon Cresswell
January 2, 2017

Overall 2016 has been a good year for cinema, though many of the best cinematic works were scattered throughout the year alongside several of Hollywood’s worst films for some time (see Gods Of Egypt and Ben Hur). Expectations were higher […]

Simon’s Movie Blog – The 10 Best Films Of 2015

Simon Cresswell
January 3, 2016

2015 was a year that was a slow burner. The end of the year had Bond and Star Wars patiently waiting in the wings, whilst average blockbusters spread out across the first nine months. The Avengers: Age Of Ultron came […]

Simon’s Movie Blog – The 100 Greatest Movie’s Of All Time (80 – 71)

Simon Cresswell
October 1, 2015

In the third part of my greatest movie countdown, it’s numbers 80 – 71. It’s another eclectic mix of black and white classics, cult oddities and essential comedies. Enjoy. 80 – From Dusk Till Dawn (1996) Dir. Rodriguez The essential […]

Simon’s Movie Blog – Why Tom Cruise Is The Greatest Movie Star In The World Today

Simon Cresswell
June 11, 2015

If you were to list some of the greatest film directors of all time, you may include some of the following people: Scorsese, Kubrick, Scott (both Tony and Ridley), De Palma, Spielberg, Crowe, PT Anderson, Stone, and of course Hong […]

Simon’s Movie Blog – Why Hollywood Should Leave Our 80′s Kids TV Shows Alone

Simon Cresswell
January 20, 2015

If you were born in in the most awesome of awesome decades the 1980’s, you would be somewhere between 25 and 35 years old right now. There’s a good chance you’ll remember watching kids programmes from the time, or the […]

Simon’s Movie Blog – The Ten Best Films Of 2014

Simon Cresswell
January 6, 2015

After a fairly mediocre 2013, it was not looking good for 2014. However we shouldn’t have been worried, as 2014 has delivered more than a few cinematic treats for the taste pallet, and laid the foundations for what looks to […]

Simon’s Movie Blog – The Ten Best Horror Movies Of The 21st Century (so far)

Simon Cresswell
October 26, 2014

As far as critical acclaim goes, the horror genre is often left hanging up on a meat hook. No one really takes it seriously. Ask people what they think the key motifs of the horror film are, and they’ll likely […]

Simon’s Movie Blog – Is The Human Centipede a misunderstood modern horror classic?

Simon Cresswell
June 9, 2014

Every generation has THAT film. You know the one that everyone is talking about. The film (that back in the good old days of VHS) your mate got off of a friend of a friend, and passed to you under […]

Simon’s Movie Blog – The Top 5 Films Of 2013

Simon Cresswell
January 15, 2014

For want of a better word, 2013 was well, a bit shit in terms of cinema. The blockbusters were lackluster (Man Of Steel, The Lone Ranger), the sequels were a bit bland (Kick Ass 2, Fast And The Furious 6) […]

Santa’s Alternative Christmas Message 2013

Simon Cresswell
December 21, 2013

It’s been a tough year for Santa, and he’s been drawn into pleading for money via a personal video message…..just in time for Christmas 2013! #savesanta