NEW STAR WARS TRAILER – ONLINE REACTION

November 2nd, 2015

Akin to a ‘disturbance in the Force’ is how Obi Wan Kenobi might have described the online reaction to the release of the latest trailer for Star Wars: The Force Awakens on October 20th, reminiscent of the spectacular exploding Death Star sequence which closed the original Star Wars movie, A New Hope (1977), with over […]

[PASSNOTES] ‘BLADE RUNNER’ (1982) – THE FINAL CUT

April 3rd, 2015

Blade Runner (The Final Cut) 1982 Dir. Ridley Scott – QFT 4th April Who’s in it? Harrison Ford, Rutger Hauer, Sean Young, Edward James Olmos What’s it about? Twenty five years after the original theatrical release and fifteen years after the 1992 Director’s Cut, this definitive version of the sci-fi opus, for which Scott was […]

[PASSNOTES] 2001: A SPACE ODYSSEY (1968)

November 28th, 2014

2001: A Space Odyssey (1968) Dir. Stanley Kubrick – QFT Belfast Nov 30th Who’s in it? Keir Dullea, Gary Lockwood, Douglas Rain What’s it about? Spanning the breadth of human history, from a desert cave to the furthest reaches of uncharted space, Kubrick’s Marmite philosophical sci-fi opus vividly ponders man’s evolution from ape to astronaut, […]

[PASSNOTES] ‘QUATERMASS AND THE PIT’ (1967)

September 5th, 2014

Quatermass and the Pit (1967) Dir. Roy Ward Baker – QFT 6th Sept Who’s in it? James Donald, Andrew Keir, Barbara Shelley, Julian Glover What’s it about? Released in the U.S as Five Million Years to Earth, Quatermass and the Pit is based on Roger Kneale’s 1958 BBC TV serial Quatermass and follows the potentially […]

[REVIEW] ‘STAR TREK: INTO DARKNESS’… AFFIRMS TRUE POWER IS SERVICE AND SACRIFICE

May 18th, 2013

Dir. J.J. Abrams Cast: Chris Pine, Zachary Quinto, Benedict Cumberbatch, Simon Pegg Plot Star Trek: Into Darkness revisits the rookie crew of the fledgling starship Enterprise as they prepare to ‘boldly go…’ again, this time up against vengeful villain Kahn (a brilliant Benedict Cumberbatch). Harbouring hatred for Starfleet, Kahn’s vendetta reveals him as a man […]

MOVIE PASSNOTES, DONNIE DARKO (2001)

March 22nd, 2013

Dir. Richard Kelly, Out March 23rd at QFT Belfast Who’s in it? Jake Gyllenhaal, Maggie Gyllenhaal, Drew Barrymore, Patrick Swayze What’s it about? Embracing the surreal in the midst of the mundane, Richard Kelly’s kitsch philosophical drama, now considered a cult classic of the sci-fi genre, explores time-travel and teenage angst in small town America. […]

SUPER 8 IS A WARM SLICE OF 70s NOSTALGIA

August 14th, 2011

During the summer of 1979, a group of friends in a small Ohio town witness a terrible accident when a train is derailed by a truck. When local people (and dogs) go missing and mysterious incidents are reported all over town, they try to solve the mystery using footage of the crash captured on their […]

[REVIEW] ‘INCEPTION’ PROVES THE IDEA IS HALF THE BATTLE

July 14th, 2010

DETAILS Tagline: Your mind is the scene of the crime. Dir. Christopher Nolan Cast: Leonardo DiCaprio, Marion Cotillard, Ken Watanabe, Ellen Page, Joseph Gordon-Levitt, Cillian Murphy The dark knight of modern cinema brings us a thriller that creates a visual wonderland for a 21st century audience, re-inventing the Rubix Cube in virtual reality for The […]

2010 A DVD ODYSSEY: THE FIFTH ELEMENT

June 1st, 2010

Details Tagline: It Mu5t Be Found. Director: Luc Besson Cast: Bruce Willis, Milla Jovovich, Gary Oldman Plot A giant, planet-sized mass of concentrated evil is headed straight for earth. As the government suffer from planet terror, a temperamental taxi-driver goes the whole nine yards to unlock the secret of the Fifth Element and save the […]

2010 A DVD ODYSSEY: BACK TO THE FUTURE

May 27th, 2010

Being the adventure of a young man whose principal interests are…



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