Tag Archives: space

MovieRob’s 007 December Blogathon: Moonraker (1979)

My strange obsession with this highly special and arguably terrible Bond film continues! Here’s the second review I’ve written for MovieRob‘s fantastic 007 December Blogathon. If you want to know more about my admittedly poor taste in Bond films, read on! ***** Moonraker (1979, dir. Lewis Gilbert) is also known as “Bond in Space”, because […]

Genre Grandeur: Solaris (1972)

The theme for September’s Genre Grandeur over at MovieRob was space – a theme that has the potential to be fun, exciting and adventurous, but also isolating, poignant and filled to the brim with existential themes. I chose to watch Solaris (1972), a Tarkovsky classic. Check out the rest of the films for September’s Genre […]

“Is it worth paying for a ticket?”: Gravity (2013)

I might be the last person on Earth to see this one in the cinema. Still, better late than never. Gravity (2013), directed by the wonderful Alfonso Cuarón, is an incredibly stressful but ultimately beautiful film that will make you feel as if you’ve run a marathon by its conclusion. We begin with a breathtaking […]