The World According To Garp (1982) Review

The World According To Garp (1982) Review

This review is being posted as part of the Robin Williams Blogathon 2018 being hosted by Realweegiemidget Reviews and In Good Old Days of Classic Hollywood. One of the most remarkable things about “The World According To Garp” is just how well director George Roy Hill (“Butch Cassidy And The Sundance Kid”, “The Sting”) and ..

All hail the real Tiger King! The Beastmaster (1982) Review

All hail the real Tiger King! The Beastmaster (1982) Review

This is one of the rarer films in my Comfort Movie pantheon in that I loved it so much, I was never willing to risk even the slightest sliver of my affection for it by watching either of the belated sequels or the TV spin-off which I only learned existed when I came to do ..

Poltergeist (1982) Review

Poltergeist (1982) Review

A film perhaps – and unfairly – more renowned for its behind-the-scenes intrigue and urban legends, I don’t really care who directed “Poltergeist”, it’s a masterpiece. No doubt the horror elements benefit from Hooper’s input but it’s clearly a Spielberg showcase through and through. It’s the dark and evil twin of “E.T. – The Extra-Terrestrial” ..

Star Trek II: The Wrath Of Khan (1982) Review
Blade Runner (1982) #Review

Blade Runner (1982) #Review

Back in the early eighties, giddy on “Star Wars”, I’d picked up my visual scanning for any other movies which starred my favourite heroes. “Hanover Street” cruelly tricked me – I mean, it had “Han” in the title and starred Harrison Ford so it must be great right? Not for this 8-year-old “Star Wars” fan. ..