Firstly a huge disclaimer, as a fan of Meg, the book this film is based on by Steve Alten, we had waited 20 years for The Meg movie to surface, so we went in with a sense of hope, desperate to enjoy it and wanting it to do well. The film opens with a sequence where in the middle of a deep-sea rescue, it would appear the sub in peril is being attacked by something … [Read more...]
The 10 Things That Makes a Film Watchable For Us!
What makes a film watchable? These are the 10 things that we feel make a film watchable – which one is your biggest reason for choosing to watch the films that you do? YOUR CHOICE The most important, and the reason I’ve seen so many B-Movie shark movies with a budget of less than it probably cost to buy the DVD but we can't help it, we just love Shark films. If you … [Read more...]
Should Cinema Be More Flexible In Order To Survive ?
We at Barking Mad About Films love the cinema but the best time for us to go is during the day, we are sure though we can not be the only ones who prefer daytime viewing so we wonder if the multiplex should be more flexible. We are of course aware that during the day is not ideal for everyone, especially those with 9-5 jobs, but working from home we get this time to watch as … [Read more...]
USS Indianapolis sees Nic Cage Meets Sharks Without a Cage
Today, being big fans of Jaws, we watched USS Indianapolis: Men of Courage, a film concerning the mission that Robert Shaw tells us Quint was involved in, whilst on the Orca. We had seen a TV movie called Mission of the Shark starring Stacy Keach many a year ago but the cast on this one was too good to give it a miss. A cast that is headlined by Nicolas Cage, with a young … [Read more...]
Celebrating The Non-Christmas Festive Movie!
We at Barking Mad About Films have shared a blog about our favourite Christmas movies before (read it here) but recently we questioned what makes a Christmas movie after we watched Regarding Henry, starring Harrison Ford, whilst it was on Netflix. The film’s opening in which Harrison’s character was shot was around December, as festive decorations were to be seen. Does that … [Read more...]