Tag Archives: british

On Location: MI6

The other day, whilst walking across Vauxhall Bridge, my partner and I spotted a familiar sight – the building for Britain’s Secret Intelligence Service, MI6. As a certifiable Bond nut, Adam went a bit crazy and we posed for photos there and probably looked silly, but that’s fine. This photo is generally from the angle […]

Genre Grandeur: The 39 Steps (1935)

Originally posted on MovieRob:
For the next review for this month’s Genre Grandeur – British Thrillers, here’s a review from Anna of Film Grimoire of the British Thriller – The 39 Steps (1935) Thanks again to Emma from Emmakwall.com for choosing this month’s genre Next month’s Genre, chosen by Justine of Justine’s movie blog is…

This Is England (2006): Quick-shot review!

Having since inspired two television sequels, This Is England (2006) focuses on the lives of a group of young skinheads in England in 1983. The divisive Margaret Thatcher is in power, and the Falklands War is fresh on everyone’s minds; especially that of Shaun (Thomas Turgoose). Shaun is 12, and gets picked on at school. […]

Skyfall (2012): “A storm’s coming.”

I’m a pretty big fan of the James Bond films, as a direct result of my partner who has been obsessed with the series since he was a child. My top three are Live and Let Die (1973), Moonraker (1979), and On Her Majesty’s Secret Service (1969). I recently re-watched Skyfall (2012), the 24th in […]